The Glenarm Festival of Voice is now in its eleventh year and after our temporary relocation to Belfast in 2020 we will be back in Glenarm for 2021 and celebrating the last ten years of the Festival.
Events and more details will be added here as they are confirmed. Events at which we can have audiences will have tickets available in July – ticket links will be added here and advertised via our social media channels. All events are subject to change in the event of further COVID 19 restrictions.
- Friday 27th August, 8pm: BBC Radio 3 Recital, Glenarm: Ben McAteer (baritone) and pianist Simon Lepper
- Saturday 28th August 10am-1pm, 2pm-5pm: Outreach events in Glenarm
- Saturday 28th August, 3pm: A Pint with Puccini at The Londonderry Arms, Carnlough
- Saturday 28th August, 8pm: BBC Radio 3 Recital, Glenarm: Kathryn Rudge (mezzo-soprano) and pianist Simon Lepper
- Sunday 29th August, 1pm: BBC Radio 3 Recital, Glenarm: Louise Alder (soprano) and pianist Simon Lepper
- Sunday 29th August, 7pm: The Glenarm Festival of Voice Competition Finale, broadcast live on BBC Radio Ulster’s ‘Classical Connections’ from Glenarm.
After a record number of entries for the Glenarm Festival of Voice Vocal competition, six singers have been selected to compete for the Deborah Voigt Opera Prize. Sopranos Caroline Behan, Cerys MacAllister and Ellen Mawhinney, Mezzo-Sopranos Amy Conneely and Katie Richardson McCrea and Bass-Baritone Matthew Mannion will perform in the competition finale which will be broadcast live on BBC Radio Ulster’s Classical Connections. The Peter Rankin Piano Intern for 2021 is Brendan Kennedy.
You can find out more about the finalists here.
Have a look through our gallery below for some images from recent Festivals – we look forward to celebrating the last ten years of the Festival and launching our second decade later this summer.