A Wilde Weekend 2019
- 05 Aug
Wilde at Home – Excerpts of Wilde’s plays performed at his old school, Portora (Enniskillen Royal Grammar). Director David Grant August 2-5
The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde. Reading at St. Macartin’s Cathedral. August 3
The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde. Bus journey to secret garden for reading. August 4
WildeTalk: Matthew Sturgis on his 2018 biography of Oscar Wilde
WildeTalk: Commissioned talk by Philip Hoare, entitled Wilde, Swimming. August 3
WildeTalk: Franny Moyle (biographer of Constance Wilde) & Cate Haste (biographer of Alma Mahler) followed by performance of Gustav Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder song cycle with Ruby Philogene MBE. August 3
WildeTalk: Clare Pollard. Poet and playwright Clare Pollard shines a light on some of our best-loved childhood stories, their histories and what they really mean.
Closing Concert: Richard Strauss Four Last Songs and other songs. Siobhan Stagg (Soprano) & Julius Drake (piano). August 4.