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Opera Prelude: Living the high life

  • Cadogan Hall London United Kingdom (map)

This lecture looks at the history of high soprano roles alongside key interpreters who have inspired me as I train: from Edita Gruberova and Lucia Popp's legendary super Fs as the Queen of the Night, to the extended ranges of Audrey Luna and Mado Robin - who could sing the C above a high C! This historical overview will be interspersed with personal anecdotes from my first encounters with this repertoire, covering a breadth of music from Mozart and Donizetti, via Sullivan to Jonathan Dove and Thomas Ades.

Later Event: March 22
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