Wexfordopera

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 Risurrezione at Wexford Festival Opera. Photograph: Clive Barda

Medea ** Some things are more meaningfully understood for what they are not rather than what they are. Brexit is about a Britain that’s not in the E(...)

Fiona Shaw: “What we are trying to find is the opera behind the opera”

September 13th Driving across the bridge; the two Pugin steeples; in minutes we are swallowed by Wexford’s streets. The corridors of the opera house (...)

Oscar Ghiglia: ‘When I play, it is as if I were teaching, in a way, and vice versa’

I meet Oscar Ghiglia at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he is due to give a masterclass. He turns up 45 minutes late, an amiable, garrulou(...)

Fiona Shaw in Medea in 2002. Photograph: Abbey Theatre

A new version of Medea, the return of Foroni, and a Tolstoy adaptation are the main highlights of Wexford Festival Opera’s programme for 2017. The b(...)

Bosco meets Erik Sprague aka The Lizardman in Dublin’s Smithfield for the 2016 Laya City Spectacular. This year’s event takes place from July 7th-9th (Dublin), 15th-16th (Cork). Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

JANUARY Out to Lunch January 6th-29th Take a trip to Belfast for a mind-expanding programme that includes music from James Vincent McMorrow, a live(...)

Maria de Rudenz ★★★★ Wexford Festival Opera National Opera House, Wexford Venetian audiences so disliked the 31-year-old Donizetti’s 59th opera, Ma(...)

Joo Won Kang in rehearsal for “Maria de Rudenz” by Gaetano Donizetti at the 65th Wexford Festival Opera. Photograph: Patrick Browne

How do you strangle a baritone? In the cafe of the National Opera House in Wexford, detailed instructions as to how to do exactly that are being issu(...)

Liscannor in Co Clare is the perfect base for visiting the dramatic Cliffs of Moher
Eight car free Irish breaks
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When it feels like you spend half your day driving to work and the other half driving home, the prospect of hitting the road for a weekend break can (...)

Start planning this year’s holidays and weekends away. Browse the full list or jump to the month you want. January | February | March | April | May(...)

Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois, which takes place in early September. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

JANUARY Yeats 2015 All year A national celebration of the life and work of the Nobel prize-winning poet, with an extensive programm(...)

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