The Salon Series is a new programme of short operas, art songs, cabaret and music theatre performances staged in the round in locations around Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland Opera are presenting a wonderful series of events which will inspire and entertain our audiences through some exciting and spectacular performances. The series will tour different locations around Northern Ireland with new dates being announced soon.
The Salon Series at The MAC! All six performances will be taking place at The MAC in Belfast between October 2023 and April 2024. Book all six shows and get 15% off your basket!
The Salon Series at The Playhouse, Derry/Londonderry! All performances taking place at The Playhouse between October 2023 and May 2024. Book now!
Find out more about each event…
‘La Voix Humaine’, by Francis Poulenc, performed by soprano Mary McCabe and pianist David Quigley. A gripping and dramatic one-woman, one-act opera where we eavesdrop as a woman’s relationship breaks down over the course of a phonecall. Click here for more details.
‘Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered’: songs from the golden age of musical theatre, including works by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Stephen Sondheim and Rodgers and Hammerstein, performed by soprano Wendy Ferguson and pianist Ruth McGinley. Click here for more details.
‘Sea Wrack’ Art songs by Irish Composers from Hamilton Harty to Neil Hannon, performed by soprano Susie Gibbons, mezzo Jenny Bourke, tenor Michael Bell and baritone Seamus Brady with pianist Frasier Hickland. Click here for more details.
‘The Lost Boy: Street Scenes and Soldiers’ Tales’: cabaret and music theatre songs about loss, love and hope, performed by Conor Quinn. Click here for more details.
‘Songs and Dances of Death’ by Mussorgsky performed by baritone Brendan Collins and ‘Kindertotenlieder’ by Mahler performed by mezzo Margaret Bridge, with pianist Tristan Russcher. Click here for more details.
‘Les Nuits D’Éte’ by Hector Berlioz and ‘A Chloris and other mélodie’ songs on the universal themes of love and loss performed by mezzo Sinéad O’Kelly and pianist Bryan Evans. Click here for more details.