Free open-air recital and ice cream

Free open-air recital and ice cream for local communities and school children

Local primary school children and communities attended a free BVOF open air lunchtime recital and were treated to Baldwin’s Ice Cream in Lismore, Co. Waterford – as part of Ireland’s Summer Opera Festival (May 31 – June 6, 2022), featuring 19 events over seven days.
This year’s festival highlights include Gluck’s popular opera, Orfeo ed Euridice in the grounds of Lismore Castle, Irish Baroque Orchestra, CoisCéim Dance Theatre, concerts and recitals featuring Giovanni Bellucci, Maurice Steger, free open air recitals in Lismore, Dungarvan, Youghal and Fermoy, and a BVOF Voices of Ukraine recital with all ticket proceeds to UNICEF.  

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.

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

Featuring Kelli-Ann Masterson, Keith Matthews, Eoin Foran, Stephen Walker, David Mulhall. Piano Gary Beecher, and Dieter Kaegi, BVOF Co-Founder & Artistic Director.

📸 Ed Guiry