Joanna has been selected as a 2018 Britten-Pears young artist, and will be spending a week in Snape Maltings in October 2018 studying Wolf Lieder with Roger Vignoles, Susan Roberts and Richard Stokes in a series of public masterclasses and recital on 7 October.
Joanna has been awarded one of the Nei Stëmmen scholarships from the Foundation Michelle / Fonds Culturel National to attend a week of masterclasses with Jennifer Larmore in Luxembourg in November, compete in the International Vocal Competition ‘s-Hertogenbosch prelims, and sing at a gala concert at the Conservatoire de Luxembourg on 4 November. To hear …
Photos from French Tragedies double bill of Frank Martin’s Le vin herbé and Milhaud’s Les Malheurs d’Orphée at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland last month:
Yesterday Joanna took part in a masterclass led by soprano Rachel Nicholls in the Ledger Recital Room at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, performing Britten and Gounod.
Today Joanna performs in a public masterclass with Carolyn Sampson in the Ledger Recital Room at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
This week Joanna performs in a double bill of two French operas at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – Darius Milhaud’s Les malheurs d’Orphée and Frank Martin’s Le Vin Herbe. In the Milhaud, Joanna plays “Le Loup” (the wolf), while the Martin is a chamber opera for 12 solo singers, who narrate the story of …
Photos of Joanna as Ottone in Handel’s opera Agrippina at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (design by Adrian Linford):
2016 has been a difficult year for the world in general – or perhaps it is just a year that has forcefully brought home to those of us lucky enough to live mostly without fear of safety, want or prejudice, that not everyone does. It feels like we might have gone backwards in some (important) …
Joanna is looking forward to her first opera production at the Alexander Gibson Opera School at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she will be performing the role of Ottone in Handel’s Agrippina.
Joanna has been selected for the “Sing Russian” project with Opera Coast. After coachings in Russian repertoire, she will be performing in a specially curated programme of arias and duets by Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky in a series of concerts in Brighton and at Pushkin House in London in December 2016.