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BBC In Tune appearance this week

Rebecca will be performing live on Radio 3’s In Tune on Thursday 11th October, together with pianist Timothy End. She looks forward to joining Sean Rafferty to talk about her current appearances as Flora in Welsh National Opera’s La Traviata and the London première of Joseph Phibbs’ new chamber opera Juliana, which was met with critical acclaim at the Cheltenham and Presteigne Festivals earlier this year.

If you’d like to read Andrew Clements’ review in The Guardian of the July 2018 première, do click here

WNO will be touring from this week in Oxford, Llandudno, Bristol, Liverpool, Birmingham and Southampton, until 24th November www.wno.org.uk

Trailer for Welsh National Opera’s La Traviata

 

Enjoy some backstage footage from studio rehearsals, the Sitzprobe and interviews with director Sarah Crisp, conductor James Southall and members of the cast.

 

JULIANA comes to London this Autumn

Following the World Premiere at Cheltenham Festival in July and a Welsh Premiere at   Presteigne Festival in August, JULIANA will be performed in London at St. John’s Smith Square on Sunday 21st October. There will be a pre performance talk commencing at 19:00.

Bookings may be made by using the link below:

 

 https://www.sjss.org.uk/events/juliana

Sunday 15th July at Cheltenham Festival

Joseph Phibbs’ new chamber opera, Juliana, based on Strindberg’s Miss Julie, will premiere in the final event of the 2018 Cheltenham Festival at Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham Ladies’ College. The event has been highlighted in this week’s Guardian Culture section and tickets are available by following this link https://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/music/whats-on/2018/chamber-opera-juliana/

See you there!

Exciting repertoire for Spring 2019

Rebecca will be delighted to sing again with the RPO in their Seeking New Horizons : Political Protest series next Spring.

She will be performing in the final item of the concert, The Three Cornered Hat by Manuel De Falla at Cadogan Hall with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Thursday 25th April 2019 at 19:30.

The programme also includes Wagner Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser and Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, all conducted by Alexander Shelley, with soloist Vadym Kholodenko at the piano for an evening of musical fireworks!

European Championships Glasgow 2018

On August 7th, together with other graduates from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Rebecca will perform in an open-air concert at the Glasgow Festival 2018, a dynamic cultural festival running alongside the inaugural Glasgow 2018 European Championships. For more details please visit Glasgow2018.

2017-2018 Highlights: A quick view…

Rebecca is making some interesting repertoire debuts, returning to familiar venues and recently enjoyed a world premiere of a revised work by Edward Gregson Songs of Innocence and Experience at The Presteigne Festival, together with works by Hugh Wood, Roxanna Panufnik, Helen Grime and Judith Weir. She will return to Presteigne Festival for Joseph Phibbs’ JULIANA following its world premiere at Cheltenham Festival in July.

Engagements have included Mozart REQUIEM for St. Magnus Festival with Miguel Harth Bedoya and The Norwegian Radio Orchestra and also with The Norwegian Wind Ensemble, conducted by Peter Szilvay, Elgar DREAM OF GERONTIUS for RTE Orchestra, Dublin, Bach ST. JOHN PASSION with Bournemouth Chamber Orchestra and Gavin Carr, Beethoven NINTH SYMPHONY with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for Hull City of Culture, Handel MESSIAH at The Royal Festival Hall, Mendelssohn ELIJAH at Cadogan Hall and the Welsh premieres of Mealor & Tarney MAGNIFICAT for the North Wales International Music Festival. Rebecca will return to Welsh National Opera this Autumn for Flora LA TRAVIATA.