Returning to the Halle Handel Festival with Opera Settecento

Delighted to work with the great Leo Duarte and Opera Settecento again next year, returning to the Halle Handel Festival. We’ll be revisiting Handel’s Ormisda, which we performed at the London Handel Festival earlier this year and very much looking forward to reprising the role of the scheming Palmira.

Magnum Mysterium with Les Passions de l’Ame

At the end of the year, I’ll be heading to Bern to work with the wonderful Baroque orchestra, Les Passions de l’Ame, performing works by Zelenka and Restori alongside the soprano Zoe Brookshaw.

Semele with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Absolutely thrilled to be singing the role of Ino in Handel’s Semele for the OAE in October 2017. Under the baton of Christophe Rousset and alongside Catherine Wyn-Rogers and Louise Alder, wonderful soloists and this extraordinary orchestra, this promises to be a great performance. We’ll be at the Musikverein in Vienna and at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

Rising Star of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Thrilled to announce that I have been selected as a member of the first Rising Star cohort for the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for 2017-18. Check out the diary for concert information and find more details here

B Minor Mass with Solomon’s Knot Collective

Delighted to perform Bach’s masterpiece again with Solomon’s Knot. Performing from memory, with just 10 singers and an incredible band of players, we’ll be in the Lake District at the end of July and Nottingham and St John’s, Smith Square in December.

Solomon’s Knot Collective

I Fagiolini at the Edinburgh Festival

Hugely excited to head up to Edinburgh for the International Festival with I Fagiolini. We’re continuing our tour of  Monteverdi’s, “The Other Vespers”. Later in the Autumn we’ll be in Birmingham, Oxford, Saffron Walden and Brecon Baroque.

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And here for Edinburgh info

Orfeo with I Fagiolini in Venice

Excited to be working with I Fagiolini and Robert Hollingworth again this autumn, singing the role of La Messaggera as we take Monteverdi’s masterpiece L’Orfeo to Venice.

Recital at the Almeida with Early Opera Company

Throughout history, the story of Medea has fascinated composers, never more so than in France in the 17th and 18th centuries. I’m delighted to be joining the acclaimed Olivier Award-nominated Early Opera Company and Christian Curnyn for Bernier’s cantata Médée and excerpts from Charpentier’s magnificent opera of the same name at the Almeida Theatre on 4th October.

More details can be found here

World premiere recording of J. C. Pepusch’s Venus and Adonis (1715) this June for the wonderful Ramée label.

Thrilled to be singing the role of Venus in the world premiere recording of J. C. Pepusch’s Venus and Adonis (1715) with The Harmonious Society of Tickle-Fiddle Gentlemen and Pippa Hyde (Adonis) and Richard Edgar-Wilson (Mars) this June for the Ramée label. This is a two-act English masque in the Italian style that would be the model for Handel’s Acis and Galatea. The work culminates in a dramatic fury scene for Venus. The earliest English opera with a complete set of original performing parts, it was composed as showpiece for two of the biggest stars of the London stage in the early eighteenth century, Margherita de l’Epine and Jane Barbier.. More details to follow…

The Harmonious Society of Tickle-Fiddle Gentlemen

Early Opera Company in York

I’m delighted to join Christian Curnyn and The Early Opera Company in Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas (2nd Woman) and Charpentier’s Actéon (Aréthuse) at the York Early Music Festival on 5th July. An outstanding team of singers and musicians, this promises to be a wonderful evening.

York Early Music Festival

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