Acclaimed actor Stephen Rea
Kilkenny Arts Festival director Eugene Downes announced first highlights for the 2017 Arts Festival. One such highlight is the focus on the masterpieces of Schubert, this will involve a unique series of choral and orchestral concerts
One such highlight is the focus on the masterpieces of Schubert, this will involve a unique series of choral and orchestral concerts telling the story of Handel’s time in Ireland, a gala concert performance of Handel’s greatest operatic masterpiece, Julius Caesar in Egypt, and the world premiere of a new version of Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis performed by acclaimed actor Stephen Rea, composed by Neil Martin and performed by the Irish Chamber Orchestra.
One other event taking place during the festival is Late Night at the Black Abbey, which is host
Tickets for these highlights, go on sale today, 21 March at