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RTÉ Radio 1 Interview With Miriam O’Callaghan

RTÉ Radio 1 Interview With Miriam O’Callaghan

  Gerald Peregrine who is the mastermind behind our incredible partners Mobile Music Machine was invited to speak on RTÉ Radio One with Miriam O'Callaghan about the Covid Care Concerts last Sunday. Gerald spoke about how the classical music ensemble is bringing...

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BVOF Announced As Innovate Together Fund Awardee

BVOF Announced As Innovate Together Fund Awardee

We’re thrilled to be announced as an Awardee of the #InnovateTogether Fund from Rethink Ireland. The Innovate Together fund was created to respond to the need for new solutions in the 'new normal' post COVID-19. The Innovate Together Fund was set up to support...

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John F. Larchet Remembered Preview

John F. Larchet Remembered Preview

We are excited to present to you our taster of "John F. Larchet Remembered" that will be released this Friday. Autumn 2020 is an exciting time in the history of The Blackwater Valley Opera Festival. We are proud to have created an adventurous film promoting the work...

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John F. Larchet Remembered Trailer

John F. Larchet Remembered Trailer

Autumn 2020 is an exciting time in the history of The Blackwater Valley Opera Festival. We are proud to have created an adventurous film that is being released in the first week of December. A cinematic interpretation of the Songs and Airs of the remarkable Irish...

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Who Was John F. Larchet?

Who Was John F. Larchet?

John Francis Larchet was one of the greatest Irish musical minds. It is fair to say that he doesn’t get the widespread recognition and acclaim that many of his equivalent musical talents receive. Within academic circles, he is particularly well appreciated. This...

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Announcing “John F. Larchet Remembered”

Announcing “John F. Larchet Remembered”

  Autumn 2020 is an exciting time in the history of The Blackwater Valley Opera Festival. We are proud to have created an adventurous film that will be released on the 23rd November 2020. A cinematic interpretation of the Songs and Airs of the remarkable Irish...

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Dr Gavan Ring: John F. Larchet Remember Artist Biography

Dr Gavan Ring: John F. Larchet Remember Artist Biography

Autumn 2020 is set to be an exciting period of time in the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival's history. Our artists mean the world to us and their talent is what makes the BVOF the incredible festival that it has become.  They have been impacted hugely by the lack...

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Raphaela Mangan: Access All Arias Artist Biography

Raphaela Mangan: Access All Arias Artist Biography

  Autumn 2020 is set to be an exciting period of time in the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival's history.  Our artists mean the world to us and their talent is what makes the BVOF the incredible festival that it has become.   They have been impacted...

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Creative Waterford Covid Care Concert Video

Creative Waterford Covid Care Concert Video

  We are extremely grateful for the generous support of Creative Waterford & Creative Ireland that has allowed us in conjunction with Mobile Music Machine to present the Covid Care Concerts across Waterford. The Covid Care Concerts have already reached...

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BVOF’s Top 5 #BVOFTogetherAtHome Videos

BVOF’s Top 5 #BVOFTogetherAtHome Videos

Here are our Top 5 most viewed #BVOFTogetherAtHome videos. We would enjoy hearing which one is your favorite? Maybe it was one that didn't make the Top 5.   Number 5: Amy Gillen & Tara Viscardi Perform "Inisheer"   Links: Amy Gillen: Insta | Facebook...

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BVOF Announces New Board Member

BVOF Announces New Board Member

We are proud to announce Deborah Kelleher has joined the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival as a board member. Appointed Director of the Royal Irish Academy of Music in 2010, Deborah Kelleher has played an integral role in the strategic development of the institution’s...

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BVOF Brings Joy to Care Homes

BVOF Brings Joy to Care Homes

At a time when live musical performance all over the world has been postponed or cancelled, I’m delighted to share some special news with our closest friends of BVOF. With thanks to national funding awarded by Creative Ireland and The Ireland Funds, we have been able...

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COVID Care Concert Series

COVID Care Concert Series

This series was devised in response to the many social challenges presented by Covid19 in residential care home settings.  Our classical music ensemble performed 2 daily concerts during the week of June 22-26 (at an appropriate social distance) in 10 nursing...

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The Blackwater Valley Opera Festival, centered in Lismore, Co. Waterford, is held in the breathtakingly beautiful surroundings of Lismore Castle and Historic Houses on the shores of the scenic Blackwater River.

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t/a Blackwater Valley Opera Festival,
8 Main Street,
Lismore,
Waterford

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