Our soloists

Information about the soloists and musicians working with us in our next performance

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.

 

Jessica Lawrence-Hares (mezzo-soprano)

received her BM magna cum laude and her MM in voice performance from Boston University. Operatic roles include Mercedes (Carmen) and Nicklaus (Hoffmans Erzählungen) with the Komische Kammeroper München, Lady with a Hat Box (Postcard from Morocco) and the Sea (Before Night Falls) with the Boston University Opera Institute and Mad Margaret (Ruddigore), the Third Lady (The Magic Flute) and Marcellina (The Marriage of Figaro) with the Cambridge Operatic Society. She has been featured soloist in performances of Aaron Copland's In the Beginning and the Mozart Requiem in the Boston area and Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in Tuscany. She has performed in the premieres of several new operas: two by Kate Waring, Are Women People? (Mother) in 2014 and Porcelain and Pink (Lois) in 2015 and one by David Earl, Strange Ghost (Ka Cox), also in 2015. In 2017 she performed Sea Pictures with the Cambridge Sinfonietta and The Music Makers with Choir2000. In 2018, she sang excerpts from Der Rosenkavalier with the Cambridge Sinfonietta. She performs with the newly formed Lepetit Ensemble and also gives regular recitals in Cambridge.

Michiel van't Landt (tenor)

Dutch Tenor, Michiel René van ‘t Landt, commenced his studies (Postgraduate Diploma) at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2018. Having a background in Dutch and English Law, Michiel also works as a part-time legal assistant at a City law firm. Michiel’s singing teacher is Patricia Rozario OBE FRCM.
Michiel started his vocal studies in the Netherlands, where he studied in private to accommodate his work as a lawyer. In 2010 he attended a master class by Dutch Soprano Miranda van Kralingen and was a finalist in the classical TV competition ‘Una Voce Particolare’. More recently Michiel performed in master classes at
Trinity Laban, amongst which the Jette Parker Young Artists master class by the Royal Opera House