Friends Outing Blackwater Valley Opera Festival
Wednesday 29th and 30th of May
The story of Don Pasquale revolves around a classic comedic premise: a young couple in love schemes to thwart the inappropriate plans of a pompous old man, who wants to marry the girl himself. What makes the opera notable within this familiar genre is its emphasis on genuine human emotion. Donizetti’s score is graceful and effervescent, as one would expect from this master of melody, but adds an additional level of sophistication to match the comic (yet insightful) proceedings.
Wednesday night Opera in Lismore Castle
3 course dinner by Eunice Power with wine
Thursday Opera Chorus in Villierstown Church with lunch
Transfers to concerts
Accommodation in the Park Hotel