Featured Artist

Of Catherine Carby’s performance as Iphigénie en Tauride, The Independent wrote, “If you want to hear world-class singing, that is what you’ll get from mezzo-soprano Catherine Carby in the title role.” This month, she sings Sesto in La clemenza di Tito for the newly formed National Opera in Canberra.


Resonus Classics’ recording of Sir Malcolm Arnold’s The Dancing Master, with a cast including Catherine CarbyFiona Kimm and Mark Wilde, has won the 2021 BBC Music Magazine Best Opera Recording Award. Huge congratulations to all involved.

New Artist

James Black Management is delighted to announce General Management of the soprano Ella Taylor. A graduate of London’s Royal Academy of Music and National Opera Studio, they won Second Prize at the 2020 Kathleen Ferrier Awards.

New Film

Ross Ramgobin sings Ramiro in Grange Park Opera’s new film of Ravel’s L’heure espagnole, filmed in Howard Walwyn’s Fine Antique Clock Shop on Kensington Church Street.

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