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7th September 1-2pm

Irish Folk Songs Recital

An NI Opera Outreach Week Event

Irish Folk Songs Recital

Come along to the Grand Opera House and enjoy a free lunchtime recital in the Studio by NI Opera Studio member, bass Fionn Ó hAlmhain exploring the influence of Irish history, poetry and folk music on the genre of classical song and opera.

Programme notes available in English and Irish. 

Tar isteach chuig an Grand Opera House agus bain sult as aithris saor in aisce am lóin sa Stiúideo leis an dord Fionn Ó hAlmhain ag fiosrú tionchar stair, filíochta agus ceol tíre na hÉireann ar sheánra na nAmhrán Clasaiceach agus an Cheoldráma. Nótaí cláir ar fáil i mBéarla agus i nGaeilge.

To give you a flavour of Irish traditional song, watch our short film made in lockdown, Méilte Cheann Dubhrann arranged by Neil Martin and performed by mezzo Margaret Bridge and tenor John Porter with Neil Martin on cello –click here to watch.

This event is part of NI Opera’s Outreach Week in the Grand Opera House – find out more about all the free events and book your places by clicking on this link.

We would like to thank the Garfield Weston Foundation and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland whose funding make these events possible.


Fionn Ó hAlmhain

Tristan Russcher