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Welsh National Opera – War and Peace

Welsh National Opera – War and Peace

Later this year, Joanna joins Welsh National Opera for their production of Prokofiev’s War and Peace, directed by David Pountney and conducted by Tomáš Hanus. Performances begin in Cardiff in September, and tour throughout October and November to Birmingham, Oxford, Llandudno and Southampton.

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Opera Holland Park – Refuge in Harmony

Opera Holland Park – Refuge in Harmony

This summer Joanna will be performing in a special project with Opera Holland Park and the British Red Cross Trust. Refuge in Harmony is a new opera devised by 40 unaccompanied minors – young refugees and asylum seekers – working with composer Laura Bowler and director Ruth Mariner.

The..

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Kurt Weill’s “Street Scene”

Kurt Weill’s “Street Scene”

Joanna recently appeared as Jenny Hildebrand in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, directed by Alexandra Spencer-Jones and conducted by Robert Houssart. These will be her last performances before graduating from the Alexander Gibson Opera Studio this summer.

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Edith Brass Prize for Lieder

Edith Brass Prize for Lieder

Earlier this week Joanna was awarded the Edith Brass Prize for Lieder at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, accompanied by pianist David Todd.

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Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme

Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme

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.

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Der Kaiser von Atlantis

Der Kaiser von Atlantis

This week the production of Viktor Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis opens at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, in which Joanna plays Der Trommler (the Drummer).

Written in the Nazi concentration camp Terezin (Theresienstadt), Ullmann’s opera was banned and never performed there…

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Ludus Baroque – Bach Cantata Project

Ludus Baroque – Bach Cantata Project

The first of Ludus Baroque’s “Bach Cantata Project” begins this week in Edinburgh. Joanna and fellow soloists Emily Mitchell, David Horton and Jerome Knox join conductor Richard Neville-Towle, Ludus Baroque period orchestra to rehearse and perform four of Bach’s cantatas on..

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Messiah at Lincoln Cathedral

Messiah at Lincoln Cathedral

On 25 November, Joanna will be performing as soloist for Handel’s Messiah at Lincoln Cathedral with the Manchester Baroque Orchestra, Lincoln Cathedral Choir and conductor Jeffrey Makinson.

More information

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Scottish Opera – The Fiery Angel

Scottish Opera – The Fiery Angel

In December, Joanna will be performing as one of the six nuns in Scottish Opera’s production of Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel. The concert performance will take place at Glasgow’s City Halls on 3 December 2017.

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Handel House Talent 2017/18

Joanna has been selected as one of the six Handel House Talent 2017/18 artists. Led by baroque specialist Laurence Cummings, the scheme is designed to further the development of promising young musicians at the start of their professional careers.

As part of the scheme, Joanna will give a number..

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