Gluck’s

Orfeo ed Euridice

31 May – 6 June 2022

Ireland’s Summer Opera Festival

Blackwater Valley Opera Festival – Ireland’s Summer Opera Festival – returns with Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice from 31 May – 6 June 2022 in Lismore, Co. Waterford. Our festival joyfully engages audiences through a creative and imaginative programme of opera and classical music in the beautiful Blackwater Valley. We showcase emerging Irish talent alongside established international artists and deliver memorable and inspirational experiences that enrich the cultural life of the region.  Lismore Castle has been the festival’s home since 2010, with the old Stable Yard and impressive grounds of the Castle providing a magical backdrop for our bespoke opera production each summer. 

Experience seven days of opera, classical music recitals and concerts, schools’, and free events, pop up events, dining experiences and a whole lot more… Tickets go on general sale from February 12th, with early bird booking for BVOF Friends from February 7th, 2022.  This is opera as you have never seen or experienced it before – don’t miss your chance to book and reserve your seat at Ireland’s Summer Opera Festival.

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We are giving away some fabulous prizes at Blackwater Valley Opera Festival this year. Stayed tuned to be in with a chance to win performance tickets, hotel breaks, exclusive shopping vouchers, VIP treatments and more.