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25th July: Lunchtime Concert - Gabriella Pineda-Rodrigues & Fergus Black (Soprano & Piano)

For the first of six Tuesdays Till Two concerts over the summer holiday period we welcome soprano Gabriella Pineda-Rodrigues who’ll be accompanied on piano by Fergus Black. 146 mots de plus


22nd August: Lunchtime Concert - Shiona Cormack & Kate Wishart (Coloratura Soprano & Piano)

Exultate Jubilate!

For this Tuesdays Till Two concert we welcome back two of the performers from May’s fantastic « Opera Gems »: coloratura soprano Shiona Cormack and pianist Kate Wishart. 295 mots de plus


Maria Callas

My first time to hear the name Maria Callas was in a movie about her life. This was called « Callas Forever, » (2002) starring Fanny Ardant and Jeremy Irons. 851 mots de plus


There Is A Future For Opera

This has been a very eventful week, rehearsals have been blossoming with energy and imagination as we experiment with how to block ‘Bambino’. Our wonderful director Phelim McDermott uses a fantastic method which allows us to combine the qualities of improvisation and movement, to act instinctively and tell the story. 550 mots de plus

Charlotte Hoather

Varda Kotler, soprano

Who or what inspired you to take up singing and pursue a career in music?

I hadn’t planned nor even imagined a career in music. At the age of seven I started learning to play the piano and was fascinated. 865 mots de plus


you are your power

What a Stage magazine article and a recall taught me about being a legit singer and creativity.

To be perfectly honest, I’ve been putting off writing this blog post for a REALLY REALLY long time, every time I sit down, open up my laptop, get a cup of tea and stare at the screen, my mind goes completely blank. 1 231 mots de plus

Barbara Bonney "Deh vieni, non tardar"

A good friend of mine is on an opera kick right now.  No complaints.  She suggested we see the Cleveland Opera Circle’s performance of The Marriage of Figaro at the end of April.   60 mots de plus