Blackwater Valley Opera Festival celebrates 10 years

Blackwater Valley Opera Festival: Breda O’Brien, Jim Ryan, Michael Alen Buckley, Festival Chairman, and Gianni Alen Buckley, at the launch of this year’s BVOF 2019 in Cappoquin House. (Picture: Dan McGrath)

The official launch of the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival (BVOF) took place on Thursday April 18 in the scenic Cappoquin House overlooking the Blackwater Valley. 

Local media representatives, sponsors, board members, festival committee members and many more were present at the launch and many shared their memories from the past 10 years and their hopes for the next 10. 

The BVOF 2019 takes place from Tuesday 28th May to Bank Holiday Monday 3rd June with a total of four opera performances (one free to school children), nine day-time recitals and two evening concerts. 

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