Coming Events

Friday, May 25th, at 7:30pm

Soloists of Opera North
Since its foundation in 1978 Opera North has achieved outstanding success
and an enviable reputation

Lorna James  soprano
Laura Kelly-McInroy  mezzo-soprano
Philip Voldman  piano

Will present an evening of favourite operatic atias and duets on the theme of 'A Woman's Life and Loves', including works by Puccini, Rossini, Mozart, Schumann, Dove and Offenbach

One of the 'Spring into Summer at Lastingham' Concerts
in Lastingham Church.

Soprano Lorna James is a full time member of the Chorus of Opera North and has played the leading roles of Musetta (La Bohéme)  and Carrie (Carousel) for Opera North, and Giulietta ( Les Contes d’Hoffamn) for Diva Opera and Micaela ( Carmen) for Heritage Opera.  On the concert platform, highlights include Strauss Vier letzte Lieder and Mendelssohn Elijah. She also works regularly with jazz composer Will Todd as the soprano soloist in his Mass In Blue and with the Will Todd Trio.

Scots mezzo-soprano Laura Kelly McInroy has sung with English National Opera, English Touring Opera, Diva Opera, Classical Opera Company and Opera North among others, in roles as diverse as Rosina (il Barbiere di Siviglia), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Hansel (Hansel und Gretel) and Nancy (Albert Herring). She has also performed in concert at St Martin in the Fields, the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Canterbury Cathedral.

Born in New York, Philip Voldman already has a distinguised career at many of the UK's leading opera companies and festivals as a pianist, repetiteur, and musical director, winning many awards along the way.

Tickets £10 - please contact Mrs Andie Cattle
phone 01751 417223 or email

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