Entries by Alex

Ionian Singers Bursary

Alexandra is thrilled to join the Ionian singers as a Bursary recipient this autumn. The Ionian Singers is a chamber choir of about 25 singers with a particular focus on less familiar and unjustifiably neglected repertoire both sacred and secular from the 16th century to the present. The next concert will be on 8th December at All […]

Despina, Opera Holland Park

Alexandra is thrilled to be covering Sarah Tynan in the role of Despina at Opera Holland Park next year. Alexandra will also be performing in the Chorus for Così fan tutte and La traviata.

Tatyana, Opera Up Close

After playing the role of Joyce for over a week, Alexandra has now been recast as Tatyana and will perform 11 dates in the role; 5th – 23rd December. You can find more information on the diary page.

Opera Awards Bursary

Alexandra is thrilled to be a 2017/18 Opera Awards Bursary Recipient and is immensely grateful to her sponsor Jeremy Scott and the Foundation for their support. Please see the link below for more information on the Opera Awards Foundation. http://www.operaawards.org/news/2017-bursary-recipients/

Eugene Onegin

Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose comes to the Arcola for the first time with a new English version of Tchaikovsky’s sweeping opera, Eugene Onegin. A coming-of-age story, a requiem for lost innocence and a triumphant celebration of hard-won independence, it is told through some of the most glorious vocal music ever written. This new chamber version transposes the story of Tatyana’s […]

Talent Unlimited Profile

I was recently, very kindly supported by Talent Unlimited and I now have a profile and interview on their page. To view my profile and read the interview click here http://www.talent-unlimited.org.uk/profile99.html

Joyce Di Donato Masterclass April 15th 2015

Everybody’s favourite Mezzo speaking words of wisdom once again. As part of the Artist Spotlight on Joyce Di Donato the Barbican presented some of Guildhall’s finest students to work with Joyce at the Milton Court Concert Hall in April. Singers involved were Francesca Chiejina, Dominic Sedgwick, Alison Langer and Eliza Safjan. Here are some of […]

ENO Opera Works Response Weekend 3 Audition Arias Prep

Saturday’s workshop was with course director Martin Constantine focusing on using the exercises we did with Barbara and Paul. We all tried the following exercises – walking the sentence, walking the punctuation, creating a spectrum and walking between the two points as the scene changes. Then we watched each member of the group perform their […]

ENO Opera Works Response Weekend 3 Audition Practice

Friday afternoon was spent with Jane Robinson, head vocal coach on ENO Opera Works and Sophie Joyce Head of the Harewood Artists Program and Casting Manager. It was a mock audition set up where they stopped us and advised us throughout on how to improve our audition technique. A few tips… Don’t walk away from […]

ENO Opera Works Response Weekend 3, Charisma Workshop with Alex McLaren

This weekend started with a great charisma workshop with Alex McLaren, founder of the Spontaneity Shop www.the-spontaneity-shop.com There are three different ways of replying to people and their suggestions/offers. No. (Being inflexible an knocking down other people’s offers) Yes, but. (You don’t oppose their idea but it’s obvious you don’t like it) As children we are unfazed […]