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Watch what The Belfast Opera means to our city’s young people

Back in the autumn, five schools hosted a series of special workshops. Led by Lucia Vernon-Long, these workshops introduced young people to opera and to what The Belfast Opera is all about. We hope that some of the young people involved will join us in the Community Chorus or in the Community Creatives. A huge […]

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Telling Belfast’s story

How do you begin to tell the story of any city, let alone this city, in something less than sixty minutes? I listened to hours of workshops in community groups from all parts of Belfast, people talking about their lives in their city and mine. I was struck by the fact that when it came […]

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Community Chorus launched at Culture Night Belfast 2015

Hundreds of people joined us in First Presbyterian Church as part of Culture Night Belfast 2015 for the launch of The Belfast Opera Community Chorus. Joined by the Lord-Lieutenant and the Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfast, Donal McCrisken led everyone in a few warm-up exercises, some rehearsals, and – most importantly – some singing! Over […]

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Preview Performance for Prince of Wales

We are thrilled to announce that “Long Story Short: The Belfast Opera” will feature in a musical reception hosted by TRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall at Hillsborough Castle this evening. Bruno Caproni, who plays ‘Joel’, and David Brophy, who will conduct the orchestra on June 18th and 19th, will perform an […]

Q&A Questions: Margaret Thompson, member of The Belfast Opera Chorus

Margaret Thompson is a member of The Belfast Opera Chorus who are currently rehearsing for three performances in Carlisle Memorial Church on June 18th and 19th that will introduce this exciting new work to the world! Let’s find out a little more about Margaret: How did you find out about The Belfast Opera, and what […]

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