News

29 April 2016
News update
After taking some time off to have my second child, I am now back singing again and starting off with some chamber recitals during autumn 2016. Full details to come…
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12 March 2014
News update
It was with great sadness I had to pull out of all my recent singing engagements as well as of Carmina Burana in July this year. The reason is a happy one: I am expecting my second child, but have had some complications which saw me bed bound for most of autumn 2013. I am now better and doing some producing for the New London Opera Players new and exciting production of CarMen which is an all male version of Bizet’s Carmen. I plan to be back singing again in autumn 2014, all being well.
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23 September 2013
Another New Role in 2014
Marzelline in Beethoven’s Fidelio is my next role to learn. I was asked to do it earlier this year, but wasn’t available. The opportunity has come again and I am excited to learn it. I love getting my teeth into a new character both musically and dramatically. Once again, this is for The New London Opera Players. More information to come.
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3 July 2013
Gala Concert 5 September 2013
I am proud to let you know I will be singing at a gala concert on Thursday 5 Septmeber 2013 at 7.30 pm with tenor Andrew Bain in Chelsea Old Town Hall, King’s Road SW3 5EE.This concert is in aid of the Cheyne Charity for children with Cerebral Palsy and JDRF – type 1 diabetes. Tickets are only £30, and all proceeds go to these two fantastic charities. Please come and support us, and meet the guest soprano, i.e. me! :-) There will be a great mixture of songs and arias from famous operas and musicals.For more information and details on how to book, please click on the link below:www.lovelosspassion.com
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24 June 2013
Carmina Burana in July 2014
Bearsted Choral Society will be putting on an abridged version of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana on Saturday 19 July 2014 at 7.30 pm and I will sing the soprano solo for them. I sang Elgar’s The Kingdom for them this March and am very excited to have been asked to return for this concert.
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9 June 2013
More La Boheme performances in autumn for The New London Opera Players
We had our first performance of La Boheme two nights ago and it was so much fun! There will be more performances during autumn 2013. I don’t yet know which ones I will sing, but I will let you know as soon as I know myself.
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12 March 2013
Musetta in La Boheme for The New London Opera Players
Here is some information for the confirmed performances of Puccini’s La Boheme:
* Friday 7 June at 7.30 pm, Broxbourne, Herts
* Saturday 15 June, 8.30 pm, Uckfield, Sussex
* Saturday 6 July, 7.30 pm, Chatham, Kent
* Wednesday 10 July, 7.30 pm, Sydenham Arts Festival, Sydenham, London
There are more performances in the pipeline, so keep checking. For booking details for the performances above, please go to: www.operaplayers.co.uk/diary.html
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8 March 2013
A New Singing Teacher
 
I am very excited to tell you that I have started having lessons with the fabulous tenor and wonderful teacher Ryland Davies. He is incredibly inspiring, full of wisdom and insight.
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20 February 2013
New Year Concerts
 
I will do a small New Year’s concert tour of southern Sweden with Torsten Östergren Wienerensemble and tenor Andrew Bain at the end of December 2013 and start of January 2014.
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21 October 2012
A New Oratorio
 
On 23 March 2013, I will sing The Virgin Mary in Elgar’s oratorio The Kingdom in Bearstead, Kent. This will be the first Elgar for me and I am very excited.
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10 August 2012
Performing A New Role
 
I am delighted to tell you I will sing Musetta in a new production of La Boheme for The New London Opera Players during 2013. When dates are finalised, I will share them with you.
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25 May 2012
Reprising the Role of Berta in The Barber of Seville
I am very happy to announce that on 24 June and 3 August 2012, I will yet again sing the part of Berta in Rossini’s The Barber of Seville (this time in English) for Opera Brava. I loved singing Berta the first time around, so I am sure this will be just as much fun! For more information, please go to Opera Brava’s website:
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24 January 2012
A Song Recital on Sunday 26 February 2012
 
On Sunday 26 February 2012 at 4 pm, I am doing a song recital together with clarinetist Melissa Brice and pianist Michael Brownlee Walker. We are doing some lovely repertoire by Debussy, Ravel, Spohr including Schubert’s famous Der Hirt auf dem Felsen. This takes place in St George’s Bloomsbury and tickets can be obtained on the door.
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13 October 2011
General Note
 
There are some exciting singing engagements in the pipeline, so keep checking in.
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11 October 2011
Another Production As A Producer
 
After the great success of Dioneo‘s performances of The Emperor of Atlantis by Viktor Ullmann at the Arcola Theatre in Dalston in August 2011, I have been asked by Fusebox Productions‘ co-Artistic Director Sandra Martinovic to produce Jake Heggie’s UK premiere of For a Look or a Touch at the King’s Head Theatre in Islington, London, this November with the amazing Duncan Rock. The second half of the programme will include a semi-staged collection of songs by American composers sung by internationally acclaimed bass-baritone Jonathan Lemalu, accompanied by Michael Hampton.
For more information:
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11 May 2011
Taking On Another Exciting and Very Different Role
 
I have been asked by the company Dioneo to co-produce two performances of The Emperor of Atlantis by Viktor Ullmann at the Arcola Theatre for the Grimeborn Festival in Dalston (E8) on 17 & 18 August 2011. This is something very new to me and quite exciting.
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29 April 2011
More Concerts for Opera Bespoke
 
Opera Bespoke’s autumn 2010 tour was very successful and I have been asked to do some more concerts for them during 2011 which is very exciting.
For more details, please go to Opera Bespoke’s website.
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17 August 2010
Performances with Opera Bespoke
 
I am very happy to have been asked by Opera Bespoke to sing at several opera concerts during autumn of 2010. We will be going up and down the country singing in various places from London to Glasgow.
For more details, please go to Opera Bespoke’s website.
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March 2010
Working with Diva Opera again
 
The March performances of Diva Opera’s two performances of Die Fledermaus – Party Scene were so successful that we have been invited do them again in December 2010. The first one will take place in Boodles Club on 2 December, and the second on will be in the Royal Albert Hall on 8 December. The performance in the Royal Albert Hall will be with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, José Carreras, Bryn Terfel and others.
For more information and to book tickets, please go to:
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November 2009
Working with Diva Opera
 
I am excited having been asked to perform with Diva Opera in two performances of Die Fledermaus – party scene in March 2010. The first performance will be with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.
For more information and how to book, please go to:
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29 April 2009
Birth Announcement
 
I am happy to announce the safe arrival of my first child, a girl.
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8 April 2009
New Year Concerts
 
I will do a small New Year’s concert tour of southern Sweden with Torsten Östergren Wienerensemble at the start of January 2010. This will be exciting and very different bringing a small child with me.
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March 2009
A Personal Note
 
The Francis James Brown memorial concert is my last concert for the time being. I am expecting my first child at the end of April 2009.
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15 July 2008
Concert for Francis James Brown
 
On March 17th 2009 I am delighted to have been asked to sing at a memorial concert for the composer Francis James Brown. It will take place in St John Smith Square.

For more details:

www.sjss.org.uk

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14 June 2008

2008 London Song Festival Recital

I am very happy to have been invited to appear again in the 2008 festival. I will be sharing this recital taking place on 14 November 2008 at 7.30 pm in St George Hanover Square with baritone Howard Wong.

For more info and tickets, go to:

www.londonsongfestival.org

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25 April 2007

My London Song Festival Recital Debut

I am looking forward to giving a recital as part of the London Song Festival on 13 October 2007 at 7.30 pm in Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead. Come along to hear some fabulous music in a gorgeous setting.

For more info and tickets, please go to:

www.londonsongfestival.org

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1 December 2006
Fantastic Roles in Spring/Summer

I will sing Cosette in Les Miserables for Pimlico Opera in March 2007 and First Boy in Magic Flute for Grange Park Opera in June & July 2007. Performance dates for the Flute and booking information (for both productions) can be obtained from Grange Park Opera.

www.grangeparkopera.co.uk

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26 November 2006
Exciting Debut at Scottish Opera

I am delighted to announce that I will be making my debut with Scottish Opera as Berta in their production of Il Barbiere di Siviglia during autumn of 2007. This brand new production will be directed by the amazing Sir Thomas Allen and conducted by the lovely Sergio La Stella.

For dates and booking information, please go to:

www.scottishopera.org.uk

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New website – Winter 2006

My website is now up and running!

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