The national tour of Ulla’s Odyssey has begun! Two performances at The North Wall, Oxford, with more dates to announce soon. Watch this space to see me as baddie Sylla!
I went on tour to Bosnia with English Pocket Opera in November, demonstrating opera for primary school children on both sides of the beautiful ancient city of Mostar. The photos are now in, and I’m so glad to have them […]
We’ve just finished our first week of our National Tour with English Pocket Opera Company. It took in the south coast, beginning in Bournemouth and working our way through Southampton and Portsmouth on our way to Brighton. Some photos of […]
Fantastic to return for the 5th time to the stunning Sheldonian Theatre with the sublime City of Oxford Symphony Orchestra! I was fortunate enough to sing Mozart’s concert aria “Ch’io mi scordi di the” with the brilliant Tom Poster on piano, […]
We’ve had our first preview of Ulla’s Odyssey on Sunday to a sold-out crowd! Production photographs to follow soon, but in the meantime, please enjoy a few photos of our final rehearsals in Brixton, courtesy of Christopher Tribble. And to […]
We have finished our first two weeks of rehearsals for Ulla’s Odyssey, working in a great new studio space in Brixton. All the blocking is in, and our sitzprobe is on Monday near the Bank of England. We’ve had working […]
The next role I’m playing is in a delightful new opera called Ulla’s Odyssey, to have its world premiere at London’s Kings Place next month. Here is the brief from Opera Up Close’s Crowdfunder campaign: The show is inspired by […]
Thanks to the talented Chris Marlowe who made some excellent HD videos of the Concert for Nepal last weekend. Here is the video of my performance of Rusalka’s “Song to the Moon” by Dvorak, and you can find it in […]
The extraordinary Concert for Nepal was a resounding success yesterday, with the warm sunshine ensuring we had loads of generous listeners in Old Spittalfields Market, Shoreditch. I was fortunate enough to be sandwiched between the international superstars Kathryn Harries and […]
The exact line-up and schedule has been announced for next Sunday’s exciting Concert for Nepal, in London’s Old Spittalfields Market. The concert will last all afternoon, from 12:30 until around 6:30, with well known singers performing arias, songs, and excerpts […]
I’ve been invited to participate in the Concert for Nepal at Old Spittalfields Market. On the 6th September, many of the world’s finest opera singers and players will meet at London’s Historical Spitalfields Market for an entire afternoon of classical music, […]
I’ve just been invited to return as soloist for the City of Oxford Symphony Orchestra in their ever-popular annual Viennese New Year concert. This will be my sixth appearance with this long-standing orchestra under the baton of Stephen Bell, in the […]
I was interviewed for an article in the Sudbury Spy after our recent performance of Opera Blocks at the Bury St Edmunds Children’s Festival. Please read the lovely article by editor Jen O’Reilly-Turner here.
English Pocket Opera Company brought their omni-popular show Opera Blocks to the Bury St Edmunds 1st Annual Children’s Festival. We gave two performances at the beautiful Apex Theatre; doesn’t our set look pretty?
We’ve begun Research and Development rehearsals for the upcoming world premiere of Ulla’s Odyssey. Totally lovely cast, and some exciting designs. And the rehearsal venue isn’t too bad, either:
I’ve finally had a chance to sit down and sort through the beautiful production photos of the Merry Widow. Photographer Andrew Waltham has taken so many great ones I’ve had a hard time choosing my favourites. Please visit my gallery to […]
Here is a sneaky peak of one of our final Merry Widow rehearsals. These photographs were taken by the talented Andrew Waltham, and feature Graham Stone as Baron Zeta.
I’ve just been cast as the baddie Scylla in the world premiere of Ulla’s Odyssey, Opera Up Close’s debut production at London’s Kings Place. The show is inspired by Homer’s Odyssey, includes live music and puppetry and is suitable for children aged 7+, families […]
We’ve just had our sitzprobe for The Merry Widow, in the gorgeous village of Sevenoaks Weald. The orchestra sounds fabulous, it’s going to be a great show! Please click here for tickets.
I had a thrilling time at the Royal Albert Hall this week, playing Juliet in English Pocket Opera Company’s idiosyncratic production of Romeo and Juliet. Featuring an orchestra of 600 and a choir of 900, the performance was broadcast live […]