The Recitals Series bring music to the Great Houses and Churches of the Blackwater Valley.
Enjoy the wonderful gardens, and experience these elegant and historic homes
while listening to beautiful music.
Daily From Thursday May 30th to Monday June 3rd
Tickets from €20.00
Friends of Blackwater Valley Opera Festival
Do you want to support new talent, and become part of something bigger?
We’d love to invite you to join us as a member of our circle of Festival Friends.
Welcome To Blackwater Valley Opera Festival
The Blackwater Valley Opera Festival, Ireland’s only summer opera festival, from 29th May to 3rd June 2019, presents its centrepiece, the annual opera at Lismore Castle, with an exciting schedule of additional musical events throughout the week.
Playing host to many of these one-off events are the Great Houses, Churches and unique locations of the glorious Blackwater Valley, offering a chance to explore this hidden gem of the Munster Region, an historic part of Ireland’s Ancient East. Patrons can also enjoy an outstanding array of dining and hospitality choices, provided by local businesses and prepared by local chefs, making the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival an experience like no other.
Classrooms around West Waterford have been alive with the sound of music last week (28/01 – 01/02). Children at Bunscoil Bhothar na Naomh, Lismore, Ballyduff National School, Aglish National School, Scoil Mhuire, Tallow and Cappoquin Primary School have...read more
Members of our Friends Circle can now priority book tickets & dining options for all Festival performances online through this site. Priority booking extends to Monday 11th February when tickets then go on general release.read more
The Blackwater Valley Opera Festival 2019 educational programme commenced this week with visits to schools in the Blackwater Valley. The week long workshops are performed in association with our partners Mobile Music Machine.read more