Katrina Sheppeard, soprano
Warwick Fyfe, heldenbariton
Kelvin Lim, piano
Tuesday 24th May 2016 7.30pm
Australian High Commission
London WC2B 4LA
£20, £15 concessions
Online: Click here
Phone: 0203 289 5347
An opportunity to hear Opera Australia, principal heroic baritone, Warwick Fyfe (soon to sing Alberich in the Neil Armfield production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle for Opera Australia) in concert with rising Australian soprano, Katrina Sheppeard (who recently jumped on to sing Norma with the English National Opera), singing the great dramatic repertoire by Strauss and Wagner. Accompanied by acknowledged Wagnerian expert, Kelvin Lim in the magnificent surroundings of Australia House, London.
We are very grateful that Australia House has been made available by the kind permission of the Australian High Commissioner, HE the Hon Alexander Downer AC
Learn more about Warwick Fyfe here
Learn more about Katrina Sheppeard here
Kelvin trained at the Royal College of Music and has worked for ENO, ROH2, Glyndebourne, Opera Holland Park, ETO, Longborough, Mid-Wales Opera, Northern Ireland Opera, Nevill Holt & BYO. Kelvin is Vocal Coach and Co-Director of Postgraduate Opera at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, a post held since 2008. He has also coached for the Jette Parker Young Artists ROH, been Chorus Master- Opera Holland Park 2012, Assistant Chorus Master for Dorset Opera 2013-2014. Kelvin is musical director of Opera Forge, (performing semi staged scenes from the Ring at RFH & St Johns, Smiths Square for the Wagner bicentenary) as well as Musical Director of The Dulwich Opera Company.
As Conductor/Pianist: I Pagliacci, Hansel & Gretel (Kings Head Theatre), La Boheme (HeadFirst, Dulwich Opera), La Voix Humaine (Rosemary Branch Theatre) Cosi fan Tutte (Shelley Theatre), Macbeth (St James Piccadilly), Carmen, Madam Butterfly (Opera Brava), L’Infedelta Delusa (Bsmpton Classical). Kelvin is accompanist for the Wagner Society & Mastersingers, as well as a Bayreuth Bursary Prize winner. He accompanied Sir John Tomlinson in recital and on Radio 3 “In Tune”, and has performed in the ROH Crush Bar recital series.
Recent engagements: Tristan & Isolde at Longborough. Future engagements: Tannhäuser for Longborough Festival Opera, musical director “The Rinse Cycle” for Unexpected Opera & conductor “Così fan Tutte” for Dulwich Opera, Assistant Conductor, Don Giovanni for Winslow Hall.
Places are limited so please book early