Merrion Hotel announces new corporate partnership with Wexford Festival Opera
Wexford Festival Opera and the Merrion Hotel in Dublin have announced a new corporate partnership in advance of the forthcoming 66th Festival in October. The announcement was made at an exclusive event in the Merrion Hotel which was attended by the renowned actress Fiona Shaw, director of this year's opening night opera, Medea by Cherubini.
Hotel general manager Peter MacCann said the Merrion has long been a supporter of opera and is delighted to partner with one of the world's leading opera festivals. Opera Chief Executive David McLoughlin said the Merrion Hotel and the festival both share an international reputation for excellence. This year's festival is running for an extended 18 days from Thursday, October 19 .