Blackwater Valley Opera Festival


A word about this company

The Blackwater Valley Opera Festival, Ireland’s only summer opera festival, celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2019 with Donizetti’s Don Pasquale as its centrepiece, at Lismore Castle, with an exciting schedule of additional musical events throughout the week (May 28th – June 3rd). Visitors to Lismore and the scenic Blackwater Valley can discover emerging new talent performing alongside international stars of the classical music world. Opera is performed in the breathtakingly beautiful surroundings of Lismore Castle and Gardens with day-time recitals & evening concerts taking place in great private houses, secret places and the churches & cathedrals of the Blackwater Valley. Patrons can also enjoy an outstanding array of dining and hospitality choices, provided by local businesses and prepared by local chefs. Visit for full details.

Booking information and tickets

Phone +353 (0)85 207 8944

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Memories of 2018 Blackwater Valley Opera Festival

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Where to find us

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