Dr Karina Daly produces book celebrating 70 years of opera in Wexford


A beautiful book celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Wexford Festival Opera, written by Wexford’s wife, Dr Karina Daly, has been published by Four Courts Press.

The History of Wexford Festival Opera, 1951 – 2021 ”contains a large number of photographs taken by world renowned photographer Sir Clive Barda with an epilogue by writer Colm Tóibín and a letter from President Michael D Higgins, sponsor of the Festival.

Karina who grew up in Ferrycarrig and studied modern history at UCD, is also the author of “Tom Walsh’s Opera – The History of the Wexford Festival 1951 – 2004”, also published by Four Courts Press, for which she had exclusive access to premieres the archives.


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