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Pulling the Heart Strings: The Harp in Opera, Cadogan Hall

Soprano, Sophie Pullen and harpist Valeria Kurbatova, LPO Young Artist, discuss the special relationship between the soprano voice and the harp in opera through the ages. The duo has been performing together for a number of years since being picked to open the BAFTA games awards in 2016.

Tuesday 26th March, 10:30 – 12:30 

'Red Roses, Red Noses', The Christ Church Centre

Life in the English Country House 1918-1939 with writer and historian Adrian Tinniswood, Callie Gaston (soprano), Alex Haigh (tenor) accompanied by Natalie Burch (piano)

Friday 29th March, 10:30 – 12:30
s £30

Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, Cadogan Hall

“I have never found a work as dangerously fascinating” (Nietzsche)

Mark Austin with Becca Marriott, soprano and Opera Prelude’s young artists.

Tuesday 2nd April, ​10:30 – 12:30

‘Tantrums & Tiaras’, Cadogan Hall

Nigel Bates with Mimi Soulton, soprano and Maria Levandovskaya, piano 

Tuesday 9th April, 10:30 – 12:30

Music in Colour, Cadogan Hall

“When I hear music... I always hear colour complexes in my mind”, Olivier Messiaen  

Maria Levandovskaya (pianist) with Sophie Pullen, soprano
Tuesday 16th April, 10:30 – 12:30

The Rake's Punishment, The Christ Church Centre

Don Giovanni’s journey from paper to the stage – Ricardo Panela (baritone) accompanied by Natalie Burch (piano)

Friday 26th April, 10:30 – 12:30

Britain after Britten – the revival of British opera post 1945, Cadogan Hall

Mimi Doulton (soprano), accompanied by Natalie Burch

Tuesday 14th May, ​10:30 – 12:30

Mozart's Masterful Characterisation – a focus on his female roles, Cadogan Hall

Callie Gaston (soprano), accompanied by Natalie Burch

Tuesday 21st May, ​10:30 – 12:30

Hidden Figures: The Famous and Forgotten of Operatic History, The Christ Church Centre

Rosemary Clifford (mezzo), accompanied by Natalie Burch (piano). 

Friday 31st May, 10:30 – 12:30
Tickets £30

Love of the Orient: Opera Comique, Clementi House

Lewis Gaston (conductor) with William Wallace, tenor and Maria Levandovskaya, piano
Tuesday 4th June, ​6:30 – 8:30
Tickets £40 - to include a glass of champagne

Les Nuits d'Ete: a midsummer soiree

Celebrating the glorious nuances of French song - (Faure, Debussy & Berlioz) with Maria Levandovskaya, piano and Felicity Turner, mezzo soprano.

Directions to be given at time of booking

Thursday 13th June 18:30-20:30
Tickets £40 to include a glass of champagne

Debussy: a painter in sound, The Christ Church Centre

Stephen Walsh (music critic and musicologist), accompanied by Maria Levandovskaya (piano) and Sophie Pullen (soprano) 

Friday 14th June, 10:30 – 12:30

“Signore ascolta!” – The tragedy of silence, Puccini, Orientalism and miscommunication, The Christ Church Centre

Becca Marriott (Soprano), accompanied by Natalie Burch

Friday 27th September, 10:30 – 12:30