Family Sunday at the Royal Opera House
Just been sent this picture of me warming up the children for the Royal Opera House Family Sunday on March 6. The theme was "Flying High", and I led this group of children in a vocal workshop, singing Papageno's duet from The Magic Flute. We had some great bird...
Teaching for the ROH in Doncaster
On my way back from Doncaster, teaching this gorgeous music to the delightful children of Kirk Sandall and Barnby Dun schools, in preparation for their big performance of Hansel and Gretel in July. Sounding great already!
Conducting at the Royal Opera House
I have had the pleasure of being invited to work as singing teacher and conductor to the Royal Opera House Youth Opera Company. After having giving singing lessons to the children over Easter, I've just returned from a day conducting the entire YOC in the choruses...
Filming at the Royal Opera House
Just wrapped on a day of filming at the Royal Opera House. The Learning and Participation department hired a film crew to film me singing and teaching the new Create and Sing The Magic Flute. It was an honour to film these excellent materials with such an esteemed...
Royal Opera House: first workshop
Just finished my first workshop for the Royal Opera House's Create and Sing programme. We did a virtual delivery of the Hansel and Gretel materials. Here's a cheeky screenshot from just before we began. What a joy to be creating again after the pandemic!
Bang Straws at the BFI London
Excited to share that The Bang Straws has been back in the cinema this week, at the British Film Institute (BFI) on London's Southbank. Part of the London Short Film Festival, it looked beautiful on the big screen, where it belongs!
Opera Della Luna Christmas concert
Utterly delighted to have joined Jeff Clarke and the incredible Opera Della Luna for their annual Christmas Nuts concerts. So fortunate we all stayed well enough to sing. Here is a cheeky photo from our final concert of the year, at the gorgeous National Trust Stowe.
Opera Della Luna concert
Delighted to be back performing with Opera Della Luna in their ever-popular Christmas Nuts concerts. Here's a sneaky backstage picture from our first one in the Cotswolds. So fortunate to be out singing with these talented colleagues!
Festival of Carols Sloane Square
Overjoyed to have conducted Newton Prep's elite Training Choir at their elegant Festival of Carols concert at Holy Trinity Sloane Square. The children sang beautifully, off the back of their hard work for their Summer Residential in Cambridge.
Royal Opera House Covent Garden
First day at my new job! I’m now a Programme Practitioner for the Royal Opera House’s Create and Sing Programme. We'll be working on Carmen, Hansel and Gretel, and The Magic Flute. Over the moon to be starting today!
The Bang Straws wins!
The Bang Straws is winner of the Best Experimental Award, Aesthetica Short Film Festival! Thank you to the jurors and all the ASFF team! The film is available to stream on Aesthetica Short Film Festival website. "The Bang Straws considers the violent mechanisms of...
The Bang Straws premiere
Here's me rolling up outside the ICA London for the world première of The Bang Straws. We were treated to a screening followed by a live Q&A with the director, Michelle Williams Gamaker. Nominated for the Short Film Award, we were awarded a Special Commendation by...