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


Franco Alfano: Risurrezione

Director Rosetta Cucchi, Conductor Francesco Cilluffo

Cast includes: Gerard Schneider, Anne 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:

  • Return flights to Dublin
  • Admission to 3 Operas
  • 4 nights B&B in Hotel
  • Sightseeing trips
  • 2 organised meals with wine
  • Coach transfers
  • Services of tour escort, Richard Whibley
This holiday has also been offered to Friends of Buxton Festival 
and Friends of Welsh National Opera.
Travel insurance is not included

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

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