Opera

Opera Danube’s Merry Widow

I’ll be performing in Opera Danube’s inaugral production of The Merry Widow at St. Smith’s Square tonight and tomorrow. Last few tickets available here or by calling 020 7222 1061.

The Merry Widow at St John’s Smith Square

I start rehearsals this week for The Merry Widow with new opera company Opera Danube. A little nervous about the costume fitting – have been assured the are ‘suitably sexy but not too revealing’… If you’d like to watch me Can-Can, you can buy tickets here or phone box office on 020 7222 1061.

Behind the queens

I’m looking forward to starting rehearsals with Opera Dioneo next week for the absurd and hilarious The Four-Note Opera by American minimalist composer Tom Johnson. It’s based on Luigi Pirandello’s Six Characters In Search of an Author. But the most exciting thing is that our production involves fencing! My last fencing success came in the …

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What precious nonsense

Just learning music for the performance of Patience at Buxton Opera House on 8 August as part of the Gilbert and Sullivan Festival, where I’ll be performing Angela. “Nonsense, yes, perhaps — but oh, what precious nonsense!”

Midsummer week

This week I’m off to Aldeburgh, singing Hippolyta in Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, appropriately for the week of Midsummer! I’ll also be singing at The Forge in Camden on Sunday with new vocal quartet Caminetto Voices – come along at 11am for the best coffee in Camden and Brahms’ gorgeous Liebeslieder Waltzes.