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Susan Boyle to headline BBC Proms In The Park at Belfast's Titanic Slipways

Susan Boyle (Mark Pinder/PA)
Susan Boyle (Mark Pinder/PA)

Susan Boyle will headline this year’s BBC Proms In The Park, which returns to the Titanic Slipways in Belfast this autumn.

She will be accompanied by the Ulster Orchestra, under the baton of David Brophy, with further performances from renowned Australian tenor, Mark Vincent; pianist Elizabeth Brauss, one of BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Artists; acclaimed violinist Ziyu He; local musician Tom Myles, and the New Irish Chamber Choir.

The former Britain's Got Talent contestant said: “I am absolutely thrilled to have been asked to join this year’s BBC Proms In The Park in Northern Ireland and can’t wait to perform for you all with the Ulster Orchestra on the historical Titanic Slipways. It will be magical.”

Approximately 10,000 people are expected to attend the event on Saturday, September 14, which is supported by Belfast City Council.

Now in its 18th year, BBC Proms In The Park Northern Ireland will be part of broadcast celebrations to mark the Last Night Of The Proms and will link music-making festivities at London’s Royal Albert Hall with BBC events around the UK.

The BBC Proms is the largest classical music festival in the world, with more than 80 concerts across eight weeks from July 19 - September 14.

Tickets for BBC Northern Ireland’s biggest orchestral music party of the year will be available on a first come, first served basis from 9am on Friday, June 21.

For more information visit bbc.co.uk/promsinthepark

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