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Northern Ireland Opera once again returns to the historic coastal village of Glenarm in Co. Antrim for the eighth annual Festival of Voice, in partnership with BBC Radio 3.

Don’t miss a weekend-long programme of recitals and performances which concludes with the Gala Final on Sunday 2 September at 7pm, where five bright young talents from across Ireland compete for the title of Northern Ireland Opera’s Voice of 2018.

This weekend will have three free-to-attend recitals in partnership with BBC Radio 3, featuring some of the UK’s finest singers and musicians.

  • Friday 31st August evening: Full length concert (with interval) FROM 8pm – Stephan Loges (bass-baritone) / Simon Lepper (piano)
  • Saturday 1st September evening: Full length concert (with interval) FROM 8pm – Kitty Whately (mezzo) / Simon Lepper (piano)
  • Sunday 2nd September afternoon: Full length concert (with interval) FROM 2pm – Gemma Summerfield (soprano) / Simon Lepper (piano)

*Tickets for the BBC Radio 3 Invitation Recitals will be available soon and must be booked in advance – via www.bbc.co.uk/tickets