Northern Ireland Opera launches short film series, ‘Northern Songs’
The first film was released at 8pm on Thursday October 22 on the NI Opera YouTube channel, with a new release each Thursday.
Northern Ireland Opera brings together the talent, beauty and history by using well-known opera singers in their home towns or counties, performing music celebrating their location and filmed in the exceptional landscapes and historic locations.
Four opera singers, Giselle Allen, Doreen Curran, Carolyn Dobbin, and Ben McAteer, have worked with Northern Ireland Opera and pianist Ruth McGinley to create eight beautiful films directed by Marty Stalker and produced by Causeway Pictures.
Locations include Belfast Castle, Titanic Belfast, Derry Walls, the Peace Bridge, Glenarm Castle, and Dunluce Castle, with composers including Hamilton Harty, Carl Hardebeck, Herbert Hughes and Percy French.
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