28th May 2017 -
A mother and a singer
Hello again! In my last blog I promised to tell you a little bit about what it’s like to sing whilst pregnant. I’ve been surprised by the number of people who’ve asked me how it feels. People are curious about breathing, support and posture, hormones and how they affect the voice, if and how the voice changes and how distracting it might be to sing with a little person kicking you from the inside. Read more / Comments...
25th May 2017 -
New York, New York
Wow, what a year 2016 was! I made my US debut at the world-famous Carnegie Hall in New York, I performed in two world premieres and I worked for a new opera company, Buxton Opera Festival, for the first time. Read more / Comments...
29th April 2016 -
Art, Music, Travel ... and a Fairytale Ending
So readers, what else did I get up to in 2015 I hear you ask.
Well, I performed in more oratorio and concerts than ever before, I travelled to exotic Singapore with Scottish Opera and I was a performer in a Turner-Prize-nominated artwork. And to top it all I wrapped up the year with a very happy ending! Read more / Comments...
4th April 2016 -
Welsh National Opera
You may be wondering what I was up to in 2015 that kept me so busy (and therefore so woeful at blogging). At last, here’s an update about my activities in the first half of last year with another one covering the second half of the year to follow shortly. Read more / Comments...
19th May 2014 -
Working for Scottish Opera as an Emerging Artist has turned out to be an incredibly busy but also immensely rewarding adventure. In my last blog I was preparing to go on tour in the title role of Handel’s “Rodelinda” and, as the title character, I was feeling some extra pressure. Read more / Comments...
10th September 2013 -
Welcome back readers.
Since I last wrote I have successfully made the move to Glasgow and started working for Scottish Opera. I find the people of Glasgow very friendly and I can say the same for Scottish Opera – there is a very positive atmosphere within the company! Read more / Comments...
16th July 2013 -
Hello again reader!
There’s so much to tell you - I’ve just released a new album entitled By Love Inspired, I’m starting a new and exciting job in August and I’ve just completed the second instalment of last month’s blog, May Mayhem. Read more / Comments...
19th June 2013 -
Well, my weird and wonderful life as an opera singer has kept me so busy that I haven’t had the chance to tell you what’s been happening of late. But, once I get into the swing of blogging, I hope to keep you more regularly updated. Read more / Comments...
7th April 2013 -
Welcome to my new website!
This is my first ever blog and I’d like to tell you a bit about my weird and wonderful life as an opera singer. Read more / Comments...