Featured Artist

Jennifer France makes her debut with the Bavarian State Opera as Zerbinetta in Ariadne auf Naxos on 18 January 2022.


Angela Simkin sings Second Lady in The Royal Opera’s  Die Zauberflöte, now available on Opus Arte DVD.


Rebecca Afonwy-Jones sings Kerstin and Felix Kemp sings Juan in Joseph Phibbs’ Juliana, now available on Resonus Classics CD.

New CD

Julien Van Mellaerts’ debut solo CD recital, Songs of Travel and Home with pianist James Baillieu, is now available on Champs Hill Records.

“This disc would be notable if only because it’s the debut recital recording of the much-awarded and much-travelled New Zealand-born baritone Julien Van Mellaerts…”


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