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December Newsletter

The Musichall office will close for Christmas at lunchtime on the 20th December and reopen on the 2nd January. We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

They will be singing...
John Graham Hall Witch of Endor Saul Glyndebourne Festival Opera 2018
Richard Burkhard Speaker Die Zauberflöte Garsington Opera 2018
Nicholas Lester Daddy Bear Goldilocks and the Three Little Pigs The Opera Story 2018
Richard Suart Pangloss & other roles Candide Toronto Symphony Orchestra 2018
Simon Thorpe Dutchman Der Fliegende Holländer Longborough Festival Opera 2018
Conal Coad Dulcamara The Elixir of Love New Zealand Opera 2018

And Conducting…
Stephen Barlow Romeo et Juliette Grange Park Opera 2018
Dane Lam Guilio Cesare Bury Court Opera 2018

And Choreographing…
Lynne Hockney Romeo et Juliette & Un ballo in Maschera Grange Park Opera 2018

Sopranos

Dame Josephine Barstow
Heidi Schiller Follies The National Theatre – 5th - 30th
Josephine Barstow and Tracie Bennett Talk National Theatre – 18th
Rebecca Bottone
New Years Eve Concert Brighton Philharmonic – 31st
Daisy Brown
Vivaldi’s Gloria Sussex Voiceworks‚ Shoreham-by-Sea – 10th
Elizabeth Cragg
Christmas Concert Japan International Volunteer Center – 1st‚ 2nd (Osaka)‚ 9th (Tokyo)
Noa Danon
Mimi La bohème The Israeli Opera – 1st‚ 6th & 8th
Gillian Keith
Handel’s Fireworks Armonico Consort – 2nd
Janis Kelly
Berta Il Barbiere di Siviglia Glyndebourne on Tour – 2nd
Alison Langer
Young Heidi Schiller Follies The National Theatre – 5th - 30th
Anna Patalong
Christmas Spectacular Concert Raymond Gubbay – 20th (Bridgewater Hall‚ Manchester) & 23rd (Symphony Hall‚ Birmingham)

Mezzo Sopranos

Lucia Cervoni
Amneris Aida Theater Magdeburg – 25th
Yvonne Howard
Madam Larina Eugene Onegin Cambridge Philharmonic – 16th
Heather Lowe
Ghost of Christmas Present A Christmas Carol Opera Holland Park – 7th

Tenors

Robert Burt
Monteverdi 450 The Monteverdi Choir at V&A – 15th
Pascal Charbonneau
Handel’s Messiah Orchestre Métropolitain‚ Montreal– 22nd & 23rd
Rafael Rojas
Chenier Andrea Chenier Staastheater Kassel – 2nd
Jung Soo Yun
Rinuccio Gianni Schicchi The Göteborg Opera – 1st‚ 3rd & 5th

Baritones

Ben McAteer
Falke Die Fledermaus Welsh National Opera – 1st & 2nd
Simon Thorpe
Baron Douphol La Traviata Scottish Opera – 2nd

Basses

Matthew Hargreaves
Gremin & Zaretsky Eugene Onegin Cambridge Philharmonic – 16th

Conductors

Dane Lam
Concert Xi’an Symphony Orchestra – 11th & 30th

Directors

Olivia Fuchs
Cendrillon Royal Northern College of Music – 6th - 16th

Choreographers

Lynne Hockney
Fiddler on the Roof Malmö Opera – 1st - 20th
Lauren Poulton
Assisting Fiddler on the Roof Malmö Opera – 1st - 20th
Denni Sayers
Die Walküre Lyric Opera Chicago – 1st - 30th
Hamlet Glyndebourne on Tour – 3rd‚ 17th & 24th

Designers

Benoit Dugardyn
L’auberge du Cheval Blanc Theatre Metz Metropole – from 21st
Leslie Travers
Fiddler on the Roof Malmö Opera – 1st - 20th
The Gypsy Baron Grand Théâtre de Genève – from 15th

In Rehearsals
Anne Sophie Duprels Cio-Cio San Madama Butterfly Opera North
Noa Danon Lucile Dantons Tod Theater Magdeburg
Yvonne Howard Queen of the fairies Iolanthe English National Opera
John Graham Hall Il Grande Inquisitore Il Prigioniero La Monnaie
Rafael Rojas Gustavo Un ballo in maschera Opera North
Jung Soo Yun Alfredo La Traviata Den Jyske Opera
Ben McAteer Earl Mountararat Iolanthe English National Opera
Matthew Hargreaves Citizen of Vienna Amadeus The National Theatre