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Wexford Festival Opera

The Irish Ambassador to Germany, Michael Collins, and the Irish Honorary Consul in Bavaria, Dr. Erich LeJeune, welcome you to a very special evening event featuring the European Friends of Wexford Festival Opera in Munich.  The event is being held in the Münchner Künstlerhaus am Lenbachplatz on Wednesday, 17th February, starting at 18:00.

Ger Lawlor will launch the evening with a summary of the Wexford Festival Opera, sharing a special insight on its spiritual impact with our cultural friends in Munich.  David McLoughlin, CEO, James Ó Murthuile, Head of Development and Elizabeth Rose Brown, Press Manager will be present. The introduction will be followed by a delightful small concert featuring mezzosoprano Tara Erraught accompanied by Henning Ruhe on the piano. 

The Wexford Festival Opera is one of the most significant cultural events in Ireland.  Frommer’s rates it among the Top 3 in beloved locations for opera enthusiasts.  Each year visitors from all over the world travel to Wexford, a small Irish coastal town, to experience the allure, charm and power of the festival with its very special opera pieces and excellent opera talent, performed in the internationally acclaimed Opera House.  The festival program is available at: or for 2016:

With your contact circle of opera enthusiasts, it would be great if you could invite members of the broader public to join us and participate in this festival event.  Should have questions or wish further details, please contact

Margaret Vendl at the Honorary General Consulate of Ireland:

 Denninger Str. 15

81679 München

Telefon + 49 (0) 89 20 80 59 – 90