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Mascagni: CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA (Welsh National Opera)

“David Kempster [is] solid as Alfio, though for all-round excellence one must turn to Rebecca Afonwy-Jones’s butter-wouldn’t-melt Lola and Anne-Marie Owens’s fraught Mamma Lucia.”
George Hall, The Stage (May 2016)

Summer Classics – Debut this week with The CBSO

Rebecca looks forward to joining The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra for their Summer Classics concerts, conducted by Robert Ziegler. The programme will include popular music from Carmen, The Barber of Seville, Peer Gynt & The Nutcracker.

On Friday 15th July, she will perform with them at The Forum, Malvern & on Friday 22nd July at Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

For more details and tickets, please follow the links

Bath International Music Festival 2016

OPERA FAVOURITES FROM CARMEN TO NESSUN DORMA

Together with Miriam Murphy (soprano) & Hector Sandoval (tenor), Rebecca will be making her debut at Bath International Music Festival on Wednesday 25th May 2016, conducted by Jason Thornton.

Further details may be found at www.bathfestivals.org.uk

Buon Anno from Teatro Communale, Bolzano

Künstgewerblerin

Together with an international cast, Rebecca is playing the Künstgewerblerin in Alban Berg’s LULU opening on 15th January. 

 

 

Welsh National Opera

Last night, Rebecca was delighted to step in to the rôle of the Beggar Woman in Stephen Sondheim’s SWEENEY TODD. She received a warm welcome both front and backstage and thanks her colleagues for a bloodcurdling night at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, making it a hair raising Hallowee’n to remember! Welsh National Opera will continue their tour until 29th November http://www.wno.org.uk for more details.

Dream of Gerontius with The Philharmonia

 

Rebecca is pleased to announce that she will be singing The Angel  in The Dream of Gerontius with The Philharmonia conducted by Matthew Hopkins on April 16th 2016 at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham.

http://www.trch.co.uk/index.aspx?articleid=30205

Latest review

 

For her performance with Grange Park Opera’s Eugene Onegin, directed by Stephen Medcalf & conducted by Gianluca Marcianò

“Rebecca Afonwy-Jones dealt with Olga’s tricky tessitura with great assurance, and skilfully managed to make dramatic sense of her ballroom conversion to über-coquette”

Opera Magazine, September 2015