Opera Live At Home: Virtual concert with baritone Kieran Rayner
24 Nov 2020 - 24 Nov 2020
★Opera Live At Home★
Relax, Pour yourself a Drink and Enjoy!
Award-winning baritone Kieran Rayner will perform a series of opera arias LIVE accompanied by Gamal Khamis on piano.
New Zealand born Kieran is a Garsington Opera Alvarez Young Artist and winner of the Sandbach prize 2019, an Independent Opera Fellow, Verbier Atélier Lyrique Artist, Samling Artist, and Britten Pears Young Artist. He won the Royal Overseas League Crashaw Prize for Outstanding Overseas Musician 2018. Concert highlights include Dare to Dream at the Royal Albert Hall (Garsington Opera, Hannah Conway); Serenade to Music at Buckingham Palace.
After gaining a degree in Mathematics at Imperial College London, accompanist Gamal Khamis completed his formal musical education at the Royal College of Music. He first performed at the Wigmore Hallat the age of ten, and has since appeared at most of the major U.K. concert halls, across Europe, North America and Australasia, and on BBC television and radio.
Recent reviews,"Formidable keyboard skills", The Times and "The performance was so remarkable", The Telegraph.
- Rossini: Largo al factotum – Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)
- Mozart: Tutto è disposto ... Aprite un po' quegli occhi – Le Nozze di Figaro (Figaro)
- Strauss R: Lieben, Hassen, Hoffen, Zagen – Ariadne auf Naxos (Harlekin)
- Handel: Tu sei il cor di questo core – Giulio Cesare (Achilla)
- Tchaikovsky: Onegin's aria Act 1, scene 3 – (sung in Russian) Eugene Onegin
- Bizet: Votre Toast – Carmen (Escamillo)
Programmes with translations will be sent out before the concert.
A short Q&A session follows the concert where audience members may ask questions to the artists.
NB: Start time is 7.30PM (GMT, London UK). Our concerts are global so please see the Time Zone for your country. This concert may be viewed on demand to all ticketholders after the transmission date.
Presented by Helen Astrid Singing Academy
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