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Wexford Festival Opera

Thursday 2 - Monday 6 November 2017

On the South-West coast of Ireland, Wexford holds this unique festival in the recently restored National Opera House of Ireland. Wexford has always staged operas which are rarely heard elsewhere. 2017 is no exception. 

 Luigi Cherubini: Medea
       Director Fiona Shaw, Conductor Stephen Barlow 
 Cast includes: Lise Davidsen, Ruth Iniesta, Raffaella Lupinacci, Adam Lau

Jacopo Foroni: Margherita 
Director Michael Sturm, Conductor Timothy Myers
Cast includes: Yuriy Yurchuck, Mattea d’Apolito, Alessandra Volpe, 
Andrew Stenson, Giuliana Gianfaldoni

 Franco Alfano: Risurrezione 
Director Rosetta Cucchi, Conductor Francesco Cilluffo
Cast includes: Gerard Schneider, Anne Sophie Duprels, Charles Rice, Romina Tommasoni

Opera dress code: Evening dress / Black tie.

Staying at the 4* Talbot Hotel in the centre of Wexford. 
There will be a guided sightseeing tour of Kilkenny


London Heathrow - Dublin 

2 Nov British Airways BA836 dep.13.15 arr.14.35   6 Nov BA837 dep.15.20 arr.16.50

Manchester - Dublin 

2 Nov  AerLingus EI205 dep.13.20 arr.14.20  6 Nov EI210 dep.15.50 arr.16.50

Cost per person: £1445 (based on 2 people sharing) Single room supplement £130

The cost of this holiday will cover the following:

  • Flights: Manchester or London to Dublin
  • Transfer to Wexford
  • 4 nights b&b at Talbot Hotel
  • Tickets to 3 operas
  • 2 Meals with wine
  • Sightseeing trip
  • Services of tour escort, Richard Whibley
Travel insurance is not included

Details are correct at time of publishing (June 2017) but may be subject to change.

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