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2014 Wexford Festival Opera

Wexford Festival Opera, champion of ‘unjustly neglected’ works, draws opera lovers worldwide

Reviewer James Sohre recaps 63rd season of the international festival, which has now been designated ‘Ireland’s National Opera House’

By James Sohre
Contributing writer

Before a note sounded at Wexford Festival Opera, the Minister for the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht got the season off to a rousing start by announcing that the venue had been designated henceforth as “Ireland’s National Opera House…”

July 2 Glimmerglass: Carmen

Glimmerglass Festival opens 2011 season with a satisfying and handsomely staged ‘Carmen’

Director Anne Bogart gives the listener more to watch than just the sultry cigarette girl, with buoyant stage action that eclipses most everything else in the production

By David Abrams

The 2011 Glimmerglass Festival (formerly Glimmerglass Opera) marks the first year of programming under Francesca Zambello, the iconoclastic opera director…

July 11 Glimmerglass: Tosca

Lise Lindstrom, strong supporting cast forge noteworthy ‘Tosca’ at Glimmerglass

Former GO Director Michael MacLeod leaves behind a fitting legacy with this memorable production of the Puccini favorite

By David Rubin

Glimmerglass Opera hit on a winning formula last season…

July 25 Glimmerglass: The Consul

Glimmerglass cast thrilling, drama chilling in ‘The Consul’

Ideal cast in Menotti opera produces rewarding version of original Broadway play

By David Rubin

Gian Carlo Menotti’s chilling portrayal of the authoritarian state is as timely today as it was when it premiered on Broadway in 1950…