Thousands of visitors will be able to enjoy free lunchtime open-air lunchtime recitals in Youghal, FeVrmoy, Lismore and Dungarvan; schools night at the opera – a free, full scale dress rehearsal production of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice in the grounds of Lismore Castle, Co. Waterford; as well as classical music concerts and recitals throughout Waterford and Cork.
Blackwater Valley Opera Festival is Ireland’s Summer Opera Festival, joyfully engaging audiences through a creative and imaginative programme of opera and classical music in the beautiful Blackwater Valley. With19 events over seven days, the festival is set to give the region an enormous boost and significant economic impact across the local and regional economy. The festival showcases emerging Irish talent alongside established international artists and delivers memorable and inspirational experiences which enrich the cultural life of the region. www.blackwatervalleyoperafestival.com