Diary 2016

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13 January 2016 RNCM Baroque Soloists: Handel duets
Royal Northern College of Music – Manchester
Roger Hamilton (harpsichord/leader)

22 January 2016 Royal Northern College of Music opera scenes
MENOTTI The Consul (The Secretary) & VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS Sir John in Love (Mistress Quickly)
Royal Northern College of Music – Manchester

23 February 2016 Women scorned: Baroque cantatas & duets
Royal Northern College of Music – Manchester

27 February 2016 HAYDN Nelson Mass & CPE Bach Magnificat (Alto soloist)
Chester Bach Singers

1-19 March 2016 DONIZETTI L’elisir d’amore (tour)
Opra Cymru, Patrick Young (director), Anthony Negus (conductor)

29 March – 2 April 2016 British Youth Opera workshops
British Youth Opera – London
Stuart Barker & Liz Rowe (coaches)

8 April 2016 Hansel and Gretel (The Witch)
Opera North “In Harmony” Easter project

11 April 2016 Public Masterclass with Sir John Tomlinson
Royal Northern College of Music – Manchester

22 April 2016 World premiere: MICHAEL BETTERIDGE Dawn Chorus
Royal Exchange Theatre Foyer – Manchester

23 April 2016 MOZART Requiem & Solemn Vespers (Alto soloist)
Lytham St Anne’s Choral Society

3 May 2016 Recital: BRAHMS, CLARA SCHUMANN, REBECCA CLARKE
St Martin-in-the-Fields – London
with Fiona Finsbury (soprano), David Cane (baritone), Alexander Panfilov & Hayley Parkes (piano)

7 May 2016 JAMES MACMILLAN Seven Last Words From the Cross (1st Alto soloist)
Harrogate Royal Hall
BBC Philharmonic, Huddersfield Choral Society, David Angus (conductor)

12 May 2016 World premiere: MELISSA DOUGLAS Sonnet 116
John Rylands Library – Manchester
Part of Neon Sonnets – Manchester after Hours

24 May 2016 Masters Final Recital
Royal Northern College of Music – Manchester

12 June 2016 RNCM Day of Song
Royal Northern College of Music – Manchester

14, 16, 20, 22, 27 & 30 July 2016 ROSSINI La Cenerentola
Opera Holland Park – London
Oliver Platt (director), Dane Lam (conductor)

19, 21, 23, 28 July & 3, 5 August 2016 JOHANN STRAUSS II Die Fledermaus
Opera Holland Park – London
Martin Lloyd-Evans (director), John Evans (conductor)

11 August 2016 PURCELL Dido and Aeneas (Dido)
Dartington Hall – Devon
Richard Williams (director), Margaret Faultless (violin/leader), Robert Howarth (continuo/co-leader)

13 August 2016 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Serenade to Music & HANDEL Dixit Dominus
Southrepps Festival – Norfolk
Ben Johnson (conductor)

28 August – 2 September 2016 Film & Opera Mastercourse: Mozart in front of the camera
Syquali Film Opera Academy Villa Emden, Isole di Brissago – Switzerland
Eckehard Stier (conductor), Jens Neubert (film director), Vesselina Kasarova (vocal coach)

22 October 2016 Opera & Musical Theatre favourites
Moira Male Voice Choir & Neil Balfour (baritone)

3 November 2016 MAEVE RENDLE: Improvisations (performance art)
Manchester City Art Gallery

5 November 2016 MOZART Mass “Great” in C minor & MOZART Solemn Vespers
Salford Choral Society, Orchestra of the North, Tom Newall (conductor)

12 November 2016 VIVALDI Gloria & RUTTER Feel the Spirit (Mezzo soloist)
Lytham St Anne’s Choral Society

21 November 2016 BRAHMS Duets Op.61 & Op.75
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – Glasgow

10 December 2016 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV & TCHAIKOVSKY arias & duets
Unitarian Church – Brighton
Opera Coast: Sing Russian

12 & 13 December 2016 HANDEL Messiah (Alto soloist)
Warwick & Kennilworth Choral Society, Benedict Wilson (conductor)

16 December 2016 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV & TCHAIKOVSKY arias & duets
Pushkin House – London
Opera Coast: Sing Russian

20 & 21 December 2016 PUCCINI Suor Angelica (La Maestra delle Novizie)
Manchester Central Library
Manchester Opera Ensemble, Timothy Langston (director), Ewan Gilford (musical director)

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