Announcing Blackwater Valley Opera Festival 2019

Presenting Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti






A tale of love, intrigue, money and some artful manoeuvres
At Ireland’s Most Beautiful Summer Music Festival
May 28 to June 3 2019

Priority booking opens for Friends of the Festival in January 2019
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Looking forward to seeing you in 2019

The Blackwater Valley Opera Festival, Ireland’s most beautiful summer music festival presents Opera at Lismore Castle and music in the great houses of the Blackwater Valley from May 28th to June 3rd 2019. The Opera 2019: presenting Donizetti’s witty and wonderful Don Pasquale .

The Recitals Series bring music to the Great Houses of the Blackwater Valley. Enjoy the wonderful gardens, and experience these elegant and historic homes while listening to beautiful music.

At this year’s Blackwater Valley Opera Festival, there is an outstanding array of dining and hospitality choices, from the beautiful walled gardens of Lismore Castle, to supper and lunch at Dromore Yard.

Blackwater Valley Opera Festival would not be possible without the support of our sponsors.