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Opera Holland Park 2015

Il trittico, 2 June 2015, 5 June 2015, 11 June 2015, 13 June 2015, 18 June 2015, 20 June 2015, 25 June 2015 and 27 June 2015.

Rosalind Plowright sings La Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica.

Sarah Pring sings La Frugola in Il tabarro and Zita in Gianni Schicchi.

James Edwards sings Young Lover in Il tabarro and Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi.

Stephen Gadd sings Michele in Il tabarro.

 

Flight, 6 June 2015, 10 June 2015, 12 June 2015, 17 June 2015 and 19 June 2015.

Jennifer France sings The Controller.

James Edwards sings The Refugee.

 

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Critical Top Ten Events and Significant Firsts of 2014

For The Guardian, Alfred Hickling has selected Opera North’s productions of The Coronation of Poppea (cast including Fiona Kimm and James Laing) and Götterdämmerung (cast including Alwyn Mellor and Fiona Kimm) as amongst his ‘Top 10 Live Events of 2014.”

Also, for The Guardian, Andrew Clements selected Opera North’s production of La Fanciulla del West (cast including Alwyn Mellor) amongst his choices.

For The Observer, Fiona Maddocks selected the Royal Opera’s production of L’Ormindo (cast including James Laing) and Opera North’s production of La Fanciulla del West (cast including Alwyn Mellor) as amongst ‘Classical Music’s most significant first of 2014.’

Jennifer France has been awarded the Loveday Song Prize at the 2014 Kathleen Ferrier Awards

Congratulations to Jennifer France who has been awarded the Loveday Song Prize at the 2014 Kathleen Ferrier Awards.
 

"For me the evening’s outstanding singer was lyric soprano Jennifer France, 27, who tugged at the heartstrings in Tiny’s song from Britten’s Paul Bunyan and tossed off the coloratura nonsense of Strauss’ “Amor” with enchanting insouciance.”
Rupert Christiansen - The Daily Telegraph

Royal Opera Live

On 7 January 2013, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, will be broadcasting an unprecedented glimpse into life behind the scenes with the Royal Opera, with live rehearsals, interviews and insights. Look out for James Laing in rehearsal for his Royal Opera debut in The Minotaur. The day will conclude with Act 111 of Die Walküre, recorded earlier in the season, in which Alwyn Mellor sings Gerhilde.