Guest Soloist: Scarlet and Gold – The Bands of the Household Division
Nov
29
to Nov 30

Guest Soloist: Scarlet and Gold – The Bands of the Household Division

The Bands of The Household Division present their glittering winter concert Scarlet and Gold featuring the outstanding talents of Britain’s very best military musicians as they bring the Bands of The Household Division from the parade square to the stage.

An inspiring repertoire of traditional and modern music – including a brand new arrangement of some of the most popular sections of Patrick Hawes’s The Great War Symphony will celebrate the very best of our Nation’s proud heritage and traditions.  

Scarlet and Gold promises an evening of happy surprises, high emotion, and musical excellence in the beautiful setting of the Cadogan Hall.

Highlights from Patrick Hawes’ The Great War Symphony

Patrick Hawes conductor
Lizzie Holmes soprano, performing ‘Falling Leaves’

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Bernstein's West Side Story - The Prison Choir Project (Maria) *POSTPONED*
Dec
3
to Dec 6

Bernstein's West Side Story - The Prison Choir Project (Maria) *POSTPONED*

Please note that unfortunately this project has been postponed, we hope to see it go ahead in 2019.

The Prison Choir Project's objectives are to rehabilitate prisoners, ex-offenders and people experiencing mental disorder or conditions of emotional or mental distress by the advance of the arts and culture, in particular through the performance of opera, song, and choral music. 

We hope, through music and in particular singing, to provide a pathway towards establishing a reduction in reoffending, building self-esteem, improving self-confidence and employability skills for all those involved. 

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Soloist: Concordia Candlelit Christmas Concert
Dec
8
7:00 PM19:00

Soloist: Concordia Candlelit Christmas Concert

Concordia Foundation presents its fabulous Candlelit Christmas Concert, showcasing some of their top international Artists in a varied programme of classical gems & festival favourites.

PERFORMERS

Darius Campbell Special Guest Reader
Peter Foggitt musical director
Lizzie Holmes soprano
Natasha Day soprano
Alexander Grainger tenor
Matthew Palmer baritone
Julia Hwang violin
Kamila Bydlowska violin
Duncan Commin viola
Timothee Botbol cello
William Bracken piano
National Youth Jazz Orchestra sextet

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Concordia Foundation: Recital Tour of the Middle East & Asia
Dec
9
to Jan 17

Concordia Foundation: Recital Tour of the Middle East & Asia

Aidan Coburn tenor
Lizzie Holmes soprano
Mina Beldimanescu piano

Presenting 6 Recital Programmes of Opera, Operetta & Songs from the Shows

Voyages to Antiquity - Passage to Ancient Egypt & India

As the year ends, the weather in India and the Red Sea is more in keeping with summer in northern Europe. It’s the ideal time to explore Athens and sail from the classical myths of mainland Greece, through the historically significant Suez Canal to Pharaonic Egypt, Jordan, Oman and India.

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Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel - Grange Park Opera (Dew Fairy)
Jun
6
to Jul 10

Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel - Grange Park Opera (Dew Fairy)

Engelbert Humperdinck’s masterpiece  is far more than just a fairy tale. It presents the haunting themes of the unsettling Grimm story with enchanting music that has earned it the status of one of the most loved operas in the repertoire. The witch is played by Susan Bullock who has sung Wagner the world over – from Australia to Japan. Following her 2017 triumph in our Jenufa (Susan Bullock takes ownership of the matriarch - this performance would grace any stage in the world, Sunday Timesreturns to the Theatre in the Woods to terrify Hansel and Gretel and to bewitch you. 

CREATIVES

Stephen Medcalf Director
George Jackson Conductor
Yannis Thavoris Designer

CAST

Caitlin Hulcup Hansel
Soraya Mafi Gretel
Susan Bullock Witch / Mother
William Dazeley Father
Lizzie Holmes Dew Fairy

PERFORMANCE DATES

Sunday 23 June at 6pm
Thursday 27 June at 6pm
Saturday 29 June at 6pm
Tuesday 2 July at 6pm
Friday 5 July at 6pm
Wednesday 10 July at 6pm

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Royal Parks Half Marathon for Arts 4 Dementia
Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

Royal Parks Half Marathon for Arts 4 Dementia

Royal Parks Half Marathon

Lizzie, Marc, Ross & John have teamed up to run for cause close to all our hearts - helping people living with dementia enjoy more music! We'd be grateful for anything you can offer and don't forget we're donating all profits from our DEBUT Treehouse Concert (in the heart of Shoreditch) on Sunday 30th September to this brilliant cause too!

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DEBUT at the Shoreditch Treehouse, Fundraising Concert
Sep
30
6:00 PM18:00

DEBUT at the Shoreditch Treehouse, Fundraising Concert

Lizzie Holmes DEBUT at the Shoreditch Treehouse

Musicians

Joncan Kavlakoglu, Flamenco-Fusion Guitarist

Chagall Piano Quartet:

Ian Tindale, piano

Katarzyna Ziminska - violin

Emily Hester - viola

Alice Purton - cello

Vivien Conacher, mezzo soprano

Lana Bode, pianist

 Lizzie Holmes, soprano & host

All profits from this concert are being donated to Arts 4 Dementia

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Shahryar's A Shoe Full of Stars - Gestalt Arts & Identity Project (Mum / RaRa)
Mar
21
to Mar 25

Shahryar's A Shoe Full of Stars - Gestalt Arts & Identity Project (Mum / RaRa)

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Omar Shahryar composer,  Ruth Mariner director, Ed Harris libretto, Christopher Leedham conductor | Gestalt Arts and Identity Project, Supported by the International Opera Awards Lizzie Holmes, soprano & Neil Balfour, bass-baritone, created with staff and students of North Huddersfield Trust School

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Hawes' A King's Ransom, Premier - Into Opera (Mavis, lead)
Feb
1
to Feb 2

Hawes' A King's Ransom, Premier - Into Opera (Mavis, lead)

OPEN Norwich with the Britten Sinfonia | Genevieve Raghu director, Tom Floyd music director, Michael Pavelka designer, Natasha Khamjani choreographer | Lizzie helped lead the premier of Patrick Hawes' ambitious Children's Opera A King's Ransom as they only professional singer performing alongside 160 school children.

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