Radio presenter to host Gala concert
National radio presenter Liz Nolan will host the annual gala concert for this year's Wexford Festival Opera.
The concert will take place in the O'Reilly Theatre at the National Opera House on Sunday, October 28, at 8.30pm.
Ms Nolan is a presenter with RTÉ Lyric FM and is one of the station's most popular and well-known hosts.
However, she is also well versed in the world of classical music and initially trained in voice, oboe and piano at the Dublin Institute of Technology Conservatory of Music and Drama, and at the Royal Academy of Music.
In 2001, RTÉ lyric fm beckoned and since then she has presented key shows on the station including Classic Drive, A World of Song, Lyric Notes and Lunchtime Classics.
In 2015, she received a bronze award for Best Overall Music Presenter at the prestigious PPI (now IMRO) Awards.
The Gala Concert is one of the highlights of Wexford Festival Opera and will feature a collection of favourite party pieces performed by members of the events cast.
This year's festival, which will be the 67th staging of the event, will run over 17 days beginning on Friday, October 19, and continuing until Sunday, November 4.
Tickets for the gala concert and the various other performances can be can be purchased online at www.wexfordopera.com or in person at the National Opera House.
Tickets can also be purchased by phoning the box-office on 053-9122144 or 1-850-4-OPERA, Monday to Saturday, between 9.30am and 5.30pm.
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