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Summer Recital Series

Free lunchtime concert by the 2021 Festival of Voice winner, Ellen Mawhinney with pianist Tristan Russcher

Summer Recital Series

In partnership with First Church, Belfast as part of their annual Summer Recital Series, Northern Ireland Opera presents a free lunchtime concert featuring Festival of Voice 2021 Winner, soprano Ellen Mawhinney and pianist Tristan Russcher with a programme of song from across the British isles, Europe and America.

This is the 28th year of the First Church’s Summer Recital Series. Each week you can attend a free lunchtime concert, which take place from 20th July each Wednesday at 1.15pm for an hour until the end of August providing a platform for musicians from the island of Ireland.

More information and details about the other recitals in the series can be found at

The NI Opera recital this year features soprano Ellen Mawhinney and pianist Tristan Russcher and will take place on Wednesday 17th August at 1:15pm at First Church, Rosemary Street.  Free entry and free seating, with a retiring collection.



Ellen Mawhinney

Tristan Russcher