Summer Festival of Opera

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Country and Region IrelandWicklow
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland
Festival Contact Information

Summer Festival of Opera
c/o Friends of the Vocal Arts
Griffith College Dublin
South Circular Road
Dublin 8

Festival Description

The annual Summer Festival of Opera at Killruddery presented by The Veronica Dunne international Singing Competition — will take place for two Sundays in July. The program includes two opera concerts featuring a miscellany of all-time favourite opera arias. Ireland’s Grand Dame of opera, Veronica Dunne, musically brings 17th Century Killruddery House into the 21st Century for two Sundays by hosting a Summer Festival of Opera and showcasing the best of Irish opera singers and winners of the 2010 International Singing Competition.

Set in the beautiful Orangery at Killruddery House, Bray Co., Wicklow, these two Sunday miscellany concerts of opera feature many of the most sublime arias by the greatest of classical music composers including music from Verdi, Bizet, Puccini and many, many more, to compose a veritable treat for all music lovers with a series of performances by Ireland’s latest and best singing talents.

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Festival Dates July 29 - August 5, 2012

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Practical Info:

  • Orangery
    Killruddery House & Gardens
    Bray, Co. Wicklow
    Runs from 3:00pm to 6:00pm each afternoon


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