Opera Live At Home with Milly Forrest

23 Feb 2021 - 23 Feb 2021
7:30 pm

Kathleen Ferrier song prize winner 2020 Milly Forrest will perform a series of opera arias LIVE in this concert. She will be accompanied by Ian Tindale.

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Milly took her Undergraduate at the Royal Academy of Music and her masters at the Royal College of Music in London. In November last year Milly made her debut in China with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra in Semele by Handel. In 2020 she covered Barbarina in ENO's The Marriage of Figaro and was due to cover Ismeme from Mitridate with Garsington but sadly Covid meant the show had to be cancelled. In summer 2021 Milly will return to Garsington to play Alice in Le Comte Ory by Rossini.Milly won the Hurn Court Opera competition, the Patricia Routledge English song competition and the Emmy Destinn Czech competition last year. She is a Samling artist was a finalist in the Kathleen Ferrier singing competition. In February 2021 she will make her solo debut at the Wigmore Hall. 

Programme includes:

  • Wo bin ich, wach ich.... Hänsel und Gretel, Humperdinck
  • Non disperar - Guilio Cesare, Handel
  • Tornami a vagheggiar - Alcina, Handel
  • Lullaby - The Kiss, Smetana 
  • Non mi dir - Don Giovanni, Mozart
  • Frère, voyez le beau bouquet! Werther, Massenet

A short Q&A session follows the concert where audience members may ask questions to the artists. Translations with texts will be sent out before the concert.

Presented by Helen Astrid Singing Academy