With lectures and live performance, and a masterclass with Nelly Miricioiu.
‘This diva can sing anything, and sing it well.’ (Opera magazine)
Expert lecturers will discuss the operas of Vincenzo Bellini and opera singers will perform arias and extracts from his works. Nelly Miricioiu, the international diva who has sung many bel canto roles including Bellini’s Norma in the great opera houses around the world, will discuss the music and perform.
Sarah Lenton the Radio 3 broadcaster who writes programme notes for the Royal Opera House will give an introduction to bel canto. Opera critic Robert Hugill will talk about the life and times of Bellini. Emerging opera singers including rising star Hanna-Liisa Kirchin will perform and work with Nelly Miricioiu to illustrate the vocal technique required for Bellini roles.
- Concert Duration:
- Ends approximately 3.30pm