Opera festival line-up revealed

‘Opera in the Garden’

WEXFORD County HE Wexford Festival Opera has unveiled casting for most of its operas for this year’s festival.

The company revealed that the role of Admento in ‘Dorilla in Tempe’ by Vivaldi will feature tenor Juan Sancho. The ShortWork operas also got full cast lists.

In ‘Le Docteur Miracle’, audiences will see Lizzie Holmes as Laurette, Kasia Balejko as Veronique, Guy Elliott as Dr. Miracle, and Simon Mechlinski as Le Podestat. Andrew Synnott will conduct. Performances are slated for October 23rd to 31st.

In Pauline Viardot’s ‘Cendrillon’, Isolde Roxby will take on the title role while Ben Watkins will be Le Baron de Pictordu, and Cecilia Gaetani will play Armelinde.

Rachel Goode will interpret Maguelonne while Kelli-Ann Masterson will be La Fée. Finally, Richard Shaffrey will be Le Prince Charmant. Jessica Hall conducts. Audiences can view the work on October 24th, 29th, and November 1st.


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