Monday 29th August 2022
3-5pm at West House
£12 per person (children 12 and under go free)
Bring a picnic
Smudgies Ice Cream will be joining us

Little Opera Company is one of the most exciting groups to emerge onto the classical music scene in years.

Critically acclaimed young singers with established international solo careers come together in Little Opera Company, bringing wide experience in large productions and major opera houses with such companies as Glyndebourne Festival Opera, ENO, Opera North and Welsh National Opera.

With all four of the original singers still active within the group, they met while training at the Royal Academy of Music and at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
These artists and old friends, are excited to be singing for you some of the world’s best loved operatic classics including Nessun Dorma, O Mio Babbino Caro, Toreador and thePearl Fishers Duet and a program of Stage and Screen classics including All I Ask of You, If I Loved You, Writings on the Walland Time to Say Goodbye.

The team:

Soprano Celena Bridge, on graduating with honours from RAM, completed her training with English National Opera and went on to become one of their highly esteemed Opera Squad. 

South African baritone Richard Immergluck (GSMD) is currently employed with Welsh National Opera, and has had a wide ranging and successful solo career including with Grange Park Opera, Holland Park Opera and Music Theatre Wales.

Local soprano, Victoria Stanyon spent her childhood down the hill in Eynsford before winning an entrance scholarship to the RAM where she graduated with honours. Upon graduating she enjoyed a busy freelance career and went on to be the Winner of both the ‘under 35’ category and Audience Prize at the Wagner Society International Competition. She was a finalist for the Umberto Giordano International Opera Competition. Her favourite role to sing is The Queen of the Night. 

Making up the quartet is welsh tenor, Joshua Owen Mills (GSMD). Joshua has worked at several Opera houses including the Klagenfurt State Theatre, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Bavarian State Opera, Garsington, and Scottish Opera and has performed at many iconic venues including North American Festival of Wales, Wigmore Hall, Nymphenburg Palace, and concerts at the Royal Albert Hall (Last Night of the Proms), Barbican Hall, and the Royal Festival Hall.

Further details can be found at www.littleoperacompany.co.uk

Please note!

Tickets will need to be shown in either printed or electronic version at the entrance of each event.

All events will proceed whatever the weather, so please come prepared.

Wrotham toilet block is currently closed and no toilet facilities will be available at events.  However, village pubs are happy for people to use their facilities.
 

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