Here are some of my highlight events of the first few months of 2018.
Friday 16th November 2018, 7.30pm
Recital at University of Cumbria Chapel, Lancaster
Schubert - 'Winterreise' (Winter Journey)
An intensely somber and moving journey, both emotionally and physically, of a heartbroken man whose love has proven untrue. Usually performed by a man, nonetheless the work is so beautiful that it deserves to be heard and performed. With pianist Alex Phillips-Yates. Final performance of this work.
Saturday 24th November 2018, 7.30pm
Concert with Kendal South Choir
St Thomas's Church, Kendal
Howard Goodall - Eternal Light
John Rutter - The Sprig of Thyme
Friday 7th December 2018, 7.30pm
Concert, Sheffield Cathedral
A variety concert including many performance groups from the Sheffield area.
Saturday 23rd February 2019, 4.30pm-5.15pm
Concert, Eversley Choir
St Oswald's Church, Warton
A 'Come and Sing' event with Eversley Choir, practising and performing Poulenc's 'Gloria'.
Saturday 6th April 2019, 7.30pm
Concert with Lancaster and District Choral Society
Ashton Hall, Lancaster
An exciting concert with orchestra, choir and soloists. Performing Mozart's "Requiem", Vivaldi's "Gloria" and Mozart's "Exsultate, jubilate".
Saturday 11th May 2019, 7pm - Torrisholme Methodist Church, Morecambe
Sunday 19th May 2019, 7pm - Casterton (tbc)
Concert with Carnforth Choral
Two opportunities to hear Haydn's masterpiece "The Creation".
Saturday 29th June 2018, 4pm-9pm
Picnic Promenade in the Park, Fitz Park, Keswick
A 'Last Night of the Proms' event in the open air at the park in Keswick. I'll be doing a solo set but also some duet and ensemble pieces with other singers, and there will be a chance to hear some wonderful playing by local musicians, and rousing tunes from Burneside Brass.