Coming up in 2019
We're pleased to present the soloists for our next concert on March 22nd and 23rd. You can read short bios below
Anna Marmion (soprano)
is a postgraduate student at Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London. Anna has performed Susanna (The Marriage of Figaro) in Trinity Laban Opera Scenes and Lucy/cover Fan in Thea Musgrave’s A Christmas Carol. Upcoming performances include Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier) in Trinity’s April scenes production. Her previous operatic roles include Lucy (Menotti’s The Telephone), Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte – scenes), Queen of the Night (The Magic Flute) and Belinda (Dido and Aeneas) for Cambridge Youth Opera. Concert and oratorio engagements include Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Fauré’s Requiem. Anna competed in classes for Opera, French Song and Oratorio at the Ryton Music Festival in 2016 and won first or second prizes in all categories. She was a member of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain, was the Fairhaven Singers Scholar for 2011 and held scholarships with both University College and St. John’s College Chapel choirs at Durham University. Anna graduated from Durham in 2016 with an upper 2:1 in French, German and Italian.
Lars Fischer (tenor)
grew up in Switzerland and Sweden, and is currently studying on the MMus at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Recent roles include: Marley’s Ghost (A Christmas Carol, T. Musgrave), King of the West and Sun (The Enchanted Pig, J. Dove) with Hampstead Garden Opera, King Kaspar (Amahl and the Night Visitors, G. C. Menotti) and Lucano in C. Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea,. with Trinity Laban Opera. In June 2016, he created the role of Tommy in the world premiere of Stephen McNeff’s opera Banished under Jessica Cottis and Elaine Kidd. Lars made his debut as Assistant Director with Laura Attridge for Trinity Laban Opera’s The Rape of Lucretia and Chris Lane for the postgraduate opera scenes.
Giuseppe Pellingra (bass)
trained as musical performer since 2002 in various jazz and singing technique. He played Mr. Capulet on Riccardo Cocciante’s Opera Popolare Giulietta e Rome at the Arena di Verona in 2007 and toured around Italy for over 80 shows. After studying operatic singing he performs in many operas including Rossini’s Barbiere di Siviglia in Malta, Donizetti’s Convenienze ed Inconvenienze Teatrali, Puccini's Manon Lescaut, and two leading roles in contemporary Operas: As Gennaro Iovine in Nino Rota’s Napoli Milionaria in Lucca, Livorno, Pisa and Budapest, and as Mafia in Falcone e Borsellino at Verdi Opera House in Pisa. After moving to London he performed in Nude with Violin by Noël Coward and the gospel musical Tell Hell I ain’t Coming. He made his debut in the West End at the Arts Theatre in Tolkien and he recently played Scrooge in Thea Musgrave’s A Christmas Carol.
Choir 2000 Choral Day - Saturday October 5th 2019
at Histon Baptist Church
Please note that this event has been rescheduled from May 18th!
Elgar: 'The Dream of Gerontius'
conducted by Peter Britton
Jessica Lawrence-Hares (mezzo-soprano); Nicholas Bewes (tenor)
Claire Bullimore (accompanist)
The Choir 2000 Orchestra
Application form and further details coming shortly