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Gifted young musicians to benefit from Arts Council and BBC NI artist development award

Friday 9th December 2016 at 4pm 0 Comments Music & Opera

Four exceptionally talented young musicians from Northern Ireland have been awarded the Young Musicians’ Platform Award by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and BBC Northern Ireland.  

Pictured are recipients, Niall Hanna (guitarist and singer), Richard Allen (harpist), Aaron O’Hare (baritone singer) and Seán Morgan-Rooney  (pianist). Image: Pictured are recipients, Niall Hanna (guitarist and singer), Richard Allen (harpist), Aaron O’Hare (baritone singer) and Seán Morgan-Rooney (pianist).
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Exhibition celebrating living a long life opens at the Crescent Arts Centre Belfast

Thursday 8th December 2016 at 10am 0 Comments Visual Arts , Community Arts

An exhibition entitled, ‘Something of Who I Am: a Lively Project Exhibition’, has opened at the Crescent Arts Centre in South Belfast.  The exhibition presents a range of objects which offer deep insight into the long lives led by the six older people who took part whilst working alongside visual artist, Gemma Hodge.

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Project partners and participants at the launch of the 'Something of Who I am' exhibition at the Crescent Arts Centre. The exhibition is open until Sunday 18th December.

Northern Ireland Opera appoints new Artistic Director

Wednesday 7th December 2016 at 11am 0 Comments Music & Opera

Following an extensive recruitment process attracting applications from across the world, Northern Ireland Opera is delighted to announce opera and theatre director Walter Sutcliffe as its new Artistic Director. Walter will take up the position with the company in February 2017.

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Former Staff Director at Deutsche Oper am Rheil in Dusseldorf, Walter Sutcliffe will join Northern Ireland Opera in February 2017

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