English National Opera Recital: A Celebration of Mozart
23rd of March. 2020 | 1pm-2pm
English National Opera , St Martin's Lane , London , WC2N 4ES
Join four of the 2019/20 Young Artists for a free lunchtime recital featuring arias and duets from some of Mozart's best-loved operas.
Eliza Boom soprano
Ella Taylor soprano
Benson Wilson baritone
Bradley Wood répétiteur
Tickets are free but must be booked via the English National Opera website.
National Opera Studio: Gala 2020 | 25th March, 2020 at 7:00pm
Stationers Hall , Ave Maria Lane , London , EC4M 7DD
Join us for a special Gala performance from the National Opera Studio's 16 Young Artists at London's Stationers' Hall. Hosted by internationally renowned soprano Susan Bullock CBE, the evening will include selected scenes from La bohème, Carmen, Idomeneo, Pagliacci, L'elisir d'amore and Die Fledermaus, showcasing the talents of our Young Artists.
Stationers’ Hall is a Grade I listed building, close to St Paul's Cathedral. Dating from 1673, it is one of the few ancient Livery Halls remaining in the City of London.
The evening will begin with a champagne reception, which will be followed by the first half of the concert. There will then be a long interval, during which bowl food and wine will be served. At around 9.00pm the second half of the evening will commence, followed by an exclusive auction to end the evening.
Tickets (£200 including a voluntary donation of £100) and any enquiries by email to Robert@nationaloperastudio.org.uk
Coffee Concert: Benson Wilson and Lucy Colquhoun
King's Lynn Festival, King's Lynn Town Hall
Friday, 3rd April 2020
Programme to be confirmed
New Zealand-born Sāmoan baritone Benson Wilson is the winner of the prestigious 64th Kathleen Ferrier Award. That same year he was awarded the Most Outstanding Overseas Performer of the Royal Overseas League Competition, the Worshipful Company of Musicians Award, and was the 2018 winner of the Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Foundation Award and the People’s Choice Award.
Lucy Colquhoun graduated from the Royal College of Music, studying with Roger Vignoles. During her time at the College she won all the major prizes for piano accompaniment, including the Alisdair Graham Prize for Piano Accompaniment (English Song), the Joan Chissel Schumann Prize and the Titanic Memoriam Prize in the Lies Askonas Singing Competition. Lucy was also in recipient of the Douglas and Hilda Simmonds Award, the Kendall Taylor Award, and a scholarship from the Honourable Society of the Knights of the Round Table. This year she was winner of the Ronald Tickner Trust Award as part of the Somerset Song Prize. Lucy continues to study privately with Roger Vignoles, supported by the Honourable Society of the Knights of the Round Table. She performs at the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre in May 2020 and has upcoming recitals at 22 Mansfield Street (Bob Boas) and St. John’s Smith Square with Angela Simkin. She has also broadcast live on BBC Radio 3’s “In Tune”.
Ticket includes coffee/tea and cake served at 10.30am
The Elixir of Love, Donizetti | Waterperry Festival and English National Opera
14 / 15 / 16 August 2020
This summer, Benson Wilson will be performing the role of Belcore in Waterperry Opera's 2020 season with the support of the English National Opera. For more information and ticket booking information please click the link below.