The Barber of Seville - Largo al factotum by Rossini
Manon - Je suis encore by Jules Massenet
The Merry Widow - Lippen Schweigen by Franz Lehár
The Magic Flute - Papagena, Papagena, Papagena! by W.A. Mozart
Zaide - Tiger! by W.A. Mozart
Edgar - Questo Amor by Puccini
Don Pasquale - Pronta io son by Gaetano Donizetti
Ihr Glocken von Marling by Franz Liszt
The Marriage of Figaro - Crudel! Perche finora by W.A. Mozart
Die tote Stadt - Mein Sehnen by Korngold
Die Fledermaus - The Laughing Song
La Traviata- Brindisi by Verdi
Dorset soprano Lizzie Holmes graduated with Distinction from the Royal College of Music (MPerf) in 2014, prior to this she studied English Literature at Warwick University (BAhons) and was awarded ‘Best Supporting Actor’ (National Student Drama Festival). She is a Concordia Artist and thanks The Carne Trust and Audition Oracle for their 2018 Awards.
Lizzie’s 2018 season includes solo recital debuts at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Royal Albert Hall and Bath Recitals; Mimi & Musetta in the Olivier Award Nominated La Bohème (Trafalgar Studios, King’s Head Theatre); Cunegonde in Candide for Bernstein’s 100th (Minack Theatre, Surrey Opera); Stephano, cover in Roméo et Juliette (Grange Park Opera); Amor in Orpheus & Eurydice (Opera in the City). Lizzie founded DEBUT in 2015, their groundbreaking Concert Series was recently featured in Opera Now & Classical Music Magazine.
Award-winning British Baritone Samuel Oram has recently been performing roles with companies such as Longborough Festival Opera and Opera North. This season he performs with Opera North, in the national premiere of Silent Night (Putts) and, through the Concordia Foundation, Samuel will perform the song cycle Let Us Garlands Bring (Finzi) in November in Switzerland. Samuel studied at The Royal College of Music, under Peter Savidge, and then at the Wales International Academy of Voice under Dennis O’Neil OBE and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.
Lucy Culquhoun, scholar at RCM, studied with Roger Vignoles winning all accompaniment prizes. She won Somerset Song Prize and RJ-Forbes-Prize (RNCM). She is Britten-Pears and Park-Lane-Group Young Artist and finalist in Oxford Lieder Competition with Julien VanMellaerts. Engagements include Durham University with Sir Thomas Allen, Oxford Lieder Festival, Red House Aldeburgh, St-James’s-Piccadilly, St-Martin-in-the-Fields, Elgar Room, 22 Mansfield Street, British Music Society, Cheltenham Town Hall, Schubert Society, Opera Holland Park and Purcell Room, Southbank, this season.