Due to unforeseen circumstances Iford Arts New Generation Artist Rhiannon Llewellyn is not able to perform at today’s opera showcase concert.

Wiltshire Music Centre is grateful to soprano Emily Vine for stepping in to perform at short notice and join conductor Oliver Gooch and baritone Frederick Long for this recital. Emily studied at the Royal Academy of Music, achieved an MA with distinction, and most recently graduated from the prestigious Royal Academy Opera, under the tutelage of Elizabeth Ritchie. Recent Concert performances have included Mozart's Requiem at the Royal Albert Hall with the English Festival Orchestra. Emily recently appeared on BBC Radio 3's In tune, singing highlights from Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld. www.Emilyvine.com

Please note that some items in today’s recital have been changed and the programme will include bel canto arias, French Romantic arias and a selection of lighter songs including Rodgers & Hammerstein. 


Iford Arts New Generation Artists present a lunchtime recital

Emily Vine soprano
Frederick Long baritone
Oliver Gooch piano

The renowned Iford Arts Festival takes place every summer in the Peto Garden of Iford Manor, and WMC is delighted to present this opera showcase in association with the Festival. The programme includes the opening scene from The Marriage of Figaro, a selection of bel canto arias and songs by Sondheim and Bernstein including Glitter and
be gay, in anticipation of Iford Arts’ 2018 production of Candide. Musical Director Oliver Gooch is joined by two of the finest young singers who performed in Iford’s 2017 opera season.

We warmly welcome you to join the Iford Arts team for home-made canapes in the Foyer from 12.15pm.