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Opera Prelude: Masterclass with Yvonne Howard

Venue: Caversham Room at Cadogan Hall

Hailed as ‘one of the finest singing actresses this country has produced’, Yvonne Howard’s reputation in diverse repertoire from Wagner to Handel proclaims her one of the country’s finest mezzos. Yvonne will be generously leading this morning’s masterclass with Opera Prelude’s Young Artists, accompanied by Natalie Burch.

Part of Opera Prelude Lecture Series 2018-19

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Opera Prelude: ‘Red Roses and Red Noses’ – Life in the English Country House 1918-1939

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Opera Prelude: ‘Debussy: A Painter in Sound’

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Opera Prelude: ‘Life is beautiful’

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Opera Prelude: “Glitter and be Gay”

With Rosie Clifford (mezzo) and Opera Prelude’s young artists, accompanied by Natalie Burch. "Glitter and be gay, that's the part I play" – so sings Cunegonde in Leonard Bernstein's masterpiece...

Concert Duration:
2 hours

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