Wednesday October 21, 2020

Classical Notes: Wexford teams up with RTÉ to spread its magic nationwide

Wexford Festival Opera is going digital this autumn, with eagerly-anticipated performances from the likes of Juan Diego Florez, Celine Byrne and Joseph Calleja

4th October, 2020
Sarah Richmond as Lucrece in rehearsal for What Happened to Lucrece by Andrew Synnott which will be performed on three separate evenings next week. Photo: Pádraig Grant

This is no ordinary year, but luckily autumn is in its usual place and that’s when opera fans focus on one thing: Wexford Festival Opera (WFO). It hasn’t gone away, you know, not by a long shot. What’s more, all of Ireland has the chance of getting a full blast of what it’s all about.

In fact, the pandemic has created a situation that will allow the...

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