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Jenny Bourke

Jenny is a music graduate of Queen’s University Belfast and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Her operatic roles include Lucy Lockett The Beggar’s Opera, Mother Goose The Rake’s Progress, Sorceress Dido and Aeneus, Shepherd boy Tosca, Kate Pinkerton Madame Butterfly, Third Lady Magic Flute, Florence Pike Albert Herring, Queen of the Gypsies Bohemian Girl, Dorabella Cosi fan tutti, Flora (cover) La Traviata with Castleward Opera, RCS, Opera Fringe and Northern Ireland Opera.

Jenny is a recognised and established vocal tutor within Northern Ireland, recently qualifying as a Vocal Health First Aider. Her personal performances have taken her to New York, Beijing, Paris and all over the UK and Ireland and she is delighted to have joined her home company, Northern Ireland Opera, in 2022. Since then she has performed as a soloist at several recital events for NIO, covered the role of Flora Bervois in La Traviata and sang in the Salon Series ‘Seawrack.’ She loves singing Oratorio and was a soloist in 2022 with the New Irish Choir and Orchestra in the Waterfront Hall. Jenny is also enjoying singing with the Ulster Consort in their exciting programme of recitals this year. Jenny is grateful to be supported by the National Lottery through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.