Marty in the Morning Friday 18 October 2019
Guess who is delighted to be opening this years Wexford Festival Opera? (Not singing!)
RTÉ lyric fm presenter Marty Whelan to officially open the 68th Wexford Festival Opera
on Tuesday, 22 October – 7.15 p.m.
The crowd will be addressed by the Mayor of Wexford, Councillor George Lawlor and Chairwoman of Wexford Festival, Mary Kelly. The Festival will then be officially opened by RTÉ lyric fm presenter, Marty Whelan, who is widely known for his popular ‘Marty in the Morning’ and ‘Winning Streak' programmes, and as the always entertaining commentator of the Eurovision Song Contest each year.
With family roots in Wexford, Marty is a regular attendee of the opera and will present his radio programme live from the Skyview café in the National Opera House the following day. The short quayside ceremony will be followed by a spectacular fireworks display over Wexford Harbour at approximately, 7.40 p.m. ahead of the opening of the sold-out performance of Don Quichotte by Jules Massenet at 8 p.m.
Following the opening fireworks the evening before, join Marty Whelan on RTÉ lyric fm from the heart of Wexford in the National Opera House as he celebrates and samples the delights of the 68th Wexford Festival Opera on Wednesday 23rd October from 7.00 - 10.00am.
For the most up to date information visit www.wexfordopera.com
Wexford Festival Opera 22 October – 3 November
Listen back to the 'Abbey Road' programmes. In association with Universal Music Ire.
Listen back to the interviews from our London broadcast from November 2018. celebrating the launch of the remastered 'White Album' by the Beatles, engineered by Giles Martin son of Sir George Martin who was the original engineer. Marty walking the walk on Abbey Road!
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Marty and Giles Martin chat in Abbey Road studios.
Breaking News!! - This special 'Beatles White Album at 50' has been nominated as a Finalist,
in the 2019 New York Festivals Radio Awards. for - Entertainment Best Music Special! Fingers crossed!!