Ireland, Co. Wexford has a wonderful mix of mountainous scenery, river valleys and unspoiled sandy beaches. The Hook Lighthouse, Irish National Heritage Park and Dunbrody Famine Ship attract many visitors, along with the world famous Wexford Opera Festival.
The 60th season of the Wexford Festival Opera opens on Friday, October 21st and runs until Saturday November 5, 2011. This year’s festival will fun for 16 days. The 3 main stage operas will run in 4 cycles of 12 evening performances in total. Evening dress and black-tie are the recommended dress code for the evening operas.
Wexford Opera House plays host to this famous event. The Opera House has been designed to provide a world-class acoustic environment for opera by international acoustician Arup Acoustics. A state-of-the-art auditorium tactfully inserted into a dense, historic urban plan; a “secret gem” tucked away behind a reinstated streetfront. From Wexford Opera House there are views of Mount Leinster and of Tuskar Rock lighthouse. The Opera House offers productions of varying scales and art-forms featuring individuals and performing groups of local, national and international origin.
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