Archive for January, 2014

Orpheus and Eurydice opening night

Orpheus and Eurydice opening night

We have opened to great reviews at Central Saint Martins! Claire Seymour of Opera Today said: “As Eurydice, soprano Pamela Hay revealed a glittering upper register and strong, varied characterisation, capable of both the intensity and insouciance that the different settings require. The sweetness of her tone and elegance of phrase garnered much pity for [&hellip

Now on BBC iPlayer: Pamela on “In Tune”

Now on BBC iPlayer: Pamela on

English Pocket Opera performed live on BBC Radio 3’s “In Tune” programme on 16 January, to discuss our upcoming production of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice.  I sang Euridice’s aria “Che fiero momento” with Musical Director Philip Voldman at the piano. You can now hear our appearance on the BBC iPlayer. Please visit here to listen, [&hellip

Singing live on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune programme

Singing live on BBC Radio 3's In Tune programme

I’ll be singing live on BBC Radio 3’s live drive-time In Tune programme tomorrow 16th January. Members of English Pocket Opera Company will appear in an interview with Sean Rafferty, and we will also be singing some highlights from our current production, Orpheus and Eurydice. Please tune in to hear me sing “Che fiero momento,” among [&hellip

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Euridice with English Pocket Opera Company

Euridice with English Pocket Opera Company

I’ve been invited to return to English Pocket Opera Company, to appear as Euridice in their production of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice.  The production will be part of their collaboration with the Performance Design and Practice course of Central St. Martins, an institution with a long and illustrious history.  It will be a “promenade” production, [&hellip

Soloist at Paisley Abbey

Soloist at Paisley Abbey

I’ve been invited to appear as soloist in Paisley Abbey’s upcoming performance of Duruflé Requiem.  The performance will be on 2 March, conducted by George MacPhee.  Please check back soon for more details