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London Young Welsh Singer of the Year Finals

London Young Welsh Singer of the Year Finals

Tonight Joanna will perform in the finals of the London Young Welsh Singer of the Year competition at the London Welsh Centre, in a programme including songs and arias by Handel, Berg and Meirion Williams.

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Posted by Joanna in Awards, Concerts, Events & Galas, News
Nei Stëmmen scholarship

Nei Stëmmen scholarship

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..

Posted by Joanna in Awards, Events & Galas, News, Study
Fever Pitch press

Fever Pitch press

The new opera Fever Pitch opens this Friday 22 September at the Union Chapel in London. Based on the celebrated book by Nick Hornby about his obsessive relationship with Arsenal Football Club, the new opera by composer Scott Stroman has been featured in the Sunday Times, and on BBC Breakfast, BBC..

Posted by Joanna in News, Opera, Press
MOCSA Young Welsh Singer of the Year finals

MOCSA Young Welsh Singer of the Year finals

Joanna has been chosen as one of the four finalists in the 41st MOCSA Young Welsh Singer of the Year competition. Hosted by the Morriston Orpheus Choir for the last four decades, previous winners include Bryn Terfel and Rebecca Evans. The finals will take place on 16 September 2017 in Swansea.

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Swidnica Bach Festival, Poland

Swidnica Bach Festival, Poland

Next week Joanna performs Bach’s Magnificat and Easter Oratorio as part of the Swidnica Bach Festival in Poland. The performance will take place in the stunning Church of Peace in Swidnica.

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Posted by Joanna in Concerts, News, Oratorio
Fever Pitch

Fever Pitch

Joanna has been cast as one of the four principals in a new opera based on Nick Hornby’s iconic memoir Fever Pitch. The opera will premiere in September 2017 at the Union Chapel in Highbury, with Robin Bailey, Nick Allen and Rob Gildon in the other roles. Produced by Highbury Opera Theatre,..

Posted by Joanna in News, Opera
Opera Holland Park 2017

Opera Holland Park 2017

This month Joanna returns for her second season at Opera Holland Park, performing in Janacek’s Kát’a Kabanová and Leoncavallo’s rarely staged opera Zazà.

Performaces run from 15 – 29 July:

JANACEK Kát’a Kabanová
15, 19, 21, 26 & 28 July – 8pm

Posted by Joanna in News, Opera
Cheltenham Bach Choir – Baroque Singing Competition

Cheltenham Bach Choir – Baroque Singing Competition

Earlier this week Joanna was awarded Third Prize at the finals of the Cheltenham Bach Choir Baroque Singing Competition. She performed a programme of Bach, Handel, Monteverdi and Purcell for judges Catherine Bott, Peter Savidge and David Crown.

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Posted by Joanna in Awards, News
Photos from French Tragedies double bill at RCS

Photos from French Tragedies double bill at RCS

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:

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Posted by Joanna in News, Opera, Photos, Study
Masterclass with Rachel Nicholls

Masterclass with Rachel Nicholls

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.

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Posted by Joanna in News, Study