opening night 2022

Opening Night: BVOF 2022 – Lismore Castle Waterford

OPENING NIGHT – BVOF 2022: There are few occasions to match the excitement and glamour of a gala opening night at Blackwater Valley Opera Festival. Guests pictured at this year’s spectacular performance of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice – Wednesday June 1, in the grounds of Lismore Castle, Co. Waterford. Ireland’s Summer Opera Festival runs until Monday June 6th, with 19 events over 7days.

Our opening night highlights include the Irish Baroque Orchestra and CoisCéim Dance Theatre; as well as concerts and recitals in the coming week featuring Giovanni Bellucci, Maurice Steger, free open air recitals, and BVOF Voices of Ukraine – ticket proceeds to UNICEF. See blackwatervalleyoperafestival.com Photo credit: Ed Guiry

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

📸 Ed Guiry