NI Opera is a new company based in Belfast dedicated to providing the highest quality opera to the widest possible audience, using the finest local talent and the province’s most iconic spaces.
NI Opera is a new organisation dedicated to the highest possible standards of operatic excellence, Northern Ireland-wide. Through an ambitious and imaginative programme of productions and performances, the company provides high-quality opera while promoting the finest local talent and using the province’s most iconic spaces.
By keeping ticket prices affordable and through the regular use of English in performance, NI Opera aims to broaden the audience for the total art form that famously combines exciting stories, big spectacle, and great music. It aims to be a company that genuinely belongs to its community by engaging in a wide range of education and outreach activities, and plans to collaborate with UK and European opera companies and organisations further afield.
NI Opera aims to:
- Perform high quality operas
- Make opera more accessible
- Tour throughout Northern Ireland and engage with local communities
- Promote the finest local talent and nurture young aspiring singers and creative artists
- Collaborate with other opera companies and organisations and form partnerships
Established: April 2010
Full time staff: 3
Part time staff: 1
Phone number: 028 9027 7734
Address: NI Opera, Grand Opera House, Great Victoria Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland BT2 7HR