Wexford Festival Opera, RTÉ and ARTE have joined forces once again to bring a taste of Wexford to audiences at home - wherever they may be.

The 70th Wexford Festival Opera will run from 19 – 31 October; from the main stage operas, to concerts, to pop-up events and lectures, the festival will feature artists from across the world and showcase some of the most exciting young Irish talent.

Today details were announced of how audiences at home can access unforgettable performances which will be streamed/broadcast across RTE.ie/Culture, RTÉ Player and RTÉ lyric fm.

Experience at home the three evening operas, performed on the stage of the magnificent O’Reilly Theatre in the National Opera House:

Watch the fully-staged production of Edema by Alfredo Catalani live on RTE.ie/culture on 22 October - you can also watch back via RTÉ Player, or listen back to the performance on 30 October on Opera Night with Paul Herriott, from 7pm on RTÉ lyric fm.

Listen live to Le Songe d’une nuit d’été by Ambroise Thomas on 23 October on Opera Night with Paul Herriott, on RTÉ lyric FM, or watch back via RTE.ie/culture or on RTÉ Player on 25 October.

On 6 November, listen back to the concert performance of Ein Wintermärchen (Karl Goldmark) on Opera Night with Paul Herriott, from 7pm on RTÉ lyric fm.

Two other festival highlights will also be available to enjoy at home:

Experience I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini performed by members of the Wexford Factory II on 25 October on RTE.ie/culture and RTÉ Player, or on 13 November listen back to the production on Opera Night with Paul Herriott on RTÉ lyric fm.

A festival highlight not to be missed arrives on 29 October, as the renowned soprano Celine Bryne gives a special gala performance which will be broadcast on RTE.ie/culture and available to watch back on RTÉ Player.

The three mainstage operas will also be broadcast around the world as part of the EBU Euroradio Season which features a selection of the best of concerts and operas from around the world. For over a decade the EBU have been sharing remarkable performances from Wexford with radio stations and listeners internationally, bringing Wexford to millions of listeners throughout the world.

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Wexford Festival Opera Artistic Director Rosetta Cucchi said, "It is amazing that once again RTÉ, lyric fm and all the media involved will give WFO the wings to fly around the world".

For full details of this year's Wexford Festival Opera and to download the brochure go here.