Necklace and um image from Love Lust Loss
Sun 28 May

Music, Festiv'Ards 2018NI Opera Young Musicians

Love, lust and loss

Opera, seen by many as the world’s greatest art form, is famous for its rich emotions and power to move audiences through the combination of music and drama. Join Northern Ireland Opera's Young Artists Elaine Pelan and Sinead O'Kelly (sopranos), Sarah Richmond (mezzo-soprano) and David Howes (baritone) as they take you on a journey through three of the most prominent emotions in opera - Love, Lust and Loss. This event is kindly supported by the Arts Service, Ards and North Down Borough Council.

Rising Stars

  • Soprano Elaine Pelan
  • Soprano Sinéad O’Kelly
  • Mezzo-soprano Sarah Richmond
  • Baritone David Howes
  • Pianist Gail Evans


‘Love, Lust and Loss’ features operatic favourites and songs by Handel, Mozart and Schumann.

This event is part of Festiv'Ards, a four day festival in Portaferry celebrating classical music. Festiv'Ards is supported by Ards and North Down Borough Council and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.


Event Details

Sun 28 May
20:00 to 21:45



  • The Portaferry Hotel
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Salthouse Restaurant
  • Portaferry Hotel
  • Portaferry Sailing Club
  • The Slip Inn

How to get here

Portico is easy to find in Portaferry. You can also get detailed driving directions or check out the ferry timetable for crossing from Strangford.