October 20, 2019

Siegfried Act 3

part of  Project Valhalla: The English Ring

The Rehearsal Orchestra with conductor Anthony Legge

Henry Wood Hall,
Trinity Church Square, London SE1 4HU

Open rehearsal 2.30pm, run-through 6pm
Sung in Andrew Porter’s English translation

Erda – Rhonda Browne
The Wanderer – Pauls Putnins
Siegfried – Jonathan Stoughton
Brünnhilde – Lee Bisset

Tickets £20 (student concessions £5)
via Mike Morgan: mikegmorgan65@gmail  01494 514252

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Dame Felicity Palmer

The second event of Project Valhalla: The English Ring brings one of the UK’s most celebrated and lauded sopranos Dame Felicity Palmer to give a public workshop on the Norns’ scene from the Prologue to The Twilight of the Gods, sung in Andrew Porter’s celebrated translation.

With Christie Cook, Harriet Williams and Mariya Krywaniuk

Head of Music Kelvin Lim

April 13, 2019, 2pm to 5pm

St. Cyprian’s, Glentworth St. London NW1 6AX Nearest tube: Baker Street; buses 139 & 189

Tickets £12 via Mike Morgan: mikegmorgan65@gmail  01494 514252

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Siegfried Act 2 with Sir John Tomlinson

January 12, 2019

The launch of Project Valhalla: The English Ring

Workshop on Act 2 of Siegfried with Sir John, featuring Freddie Tong, Pauls Putnins, Elliot Goldie, William Wallace and Paul Goodwin Groen. Sung in Andrew Porter’s translation, originally made for ENO

Tickets by donation on the door.

Rivercourt Methodist Church, King Street Hammersmith, London W6 (opposite Ravenscourt Park tube)  2pm – 6pm

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Carole Rees Award 2019

This year´s Carole Rees Award was presented to Pauls Putnins by Longborough’s Music Director Anthony Negus at the Rehearsal Orchestra event on October 20th 2019, to further his studies in the Wagnerian repertoire.

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Peter West Award 2019

This year´s Peter West award was presented to Rhonda Browne by Longborough’s Music Director Anthony Negus at the Rehearsal Orchestra event on October 20, 2019.

The award is given in honour of the memory of photographer, devoted Wagnerian and long-standing supporter of Mastersingers Peter West, by his daughter Karen to allow a developing Wagner artist to pay for coaching and mentoring.

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October 21st 2018

Siegfried Act 2

with The Rehearsal Orchestra

Henry Wood Hall,
Trinity Church Square, London SE1 4HU

Sunday October 21st 2018
Open rehearsal 2.30pm
Run-through 6pm

Conductor – Anthony Legge
Siegfried – Elliot Goldie
Mime – Jonathan Finney
Wanderer – Pauls Putnins
Alberich – Freddie Tong
Fafner – Paul Goodwin-Groen
Woodbird – Claire Egan

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October 6th 2018

Blackburn Hall at National Opera Studio
2 Chapel Yard, Wandsworth, London SW18 4HZ

Public masterclass staging of Die Walküre Act 2 scene 1 with Keith Warner

Wotan – Paul Carey Jones
Fricka – Verena Gunz
Piano – Kelvin Lim

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April 2018

Beggar’s Opera
A staged performance with harpsichord and cello, directed by Nick Fowler
Pauls Putnins – Macheath
Lynsey Docherty – Polly Peachum
Flora McIntosh – Lucy Lockit
Kevin West – Mr Peachum
Harriet Williams – Mrs Peachum & Mrs Trapes
Nick Fowler – Lockit
Jon Valender – Filch
Peter Ford – harpsichord

Acis and Galatea
An abridged concert performance with piano, edited and narrated by Nick Fowler 
Lynsey Docherty – Acis
Flora McIntosh – Galatea
Pauls Putnins – Polifemus
Nick Fowler – Narrator
Julie Aherne – piano

At St Cuthberts, Oborne, in a co-production with Opera Cameratina

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October 22nd 2017

Rehearsal Orchestra event at Henry Wood Hall, London

Open rehearsal of Götterdämmerung Act 3

conducted by Tony Legge
Katie Lowe – Brünnhilde
Jonathan Stoughton – Siegfried
Julian Close – Hagen
Lisa Howarth – Gutrune
Paul Carey Jones – Gunther
Mari Wyn Williams – Woglinde
Rosemary Braddy – Wellgunde
Emma Carrington – Flosshilde
The Mastersingers Chorale (director: Kelvin Lim)

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September 30th 2017

Rebellious Love

A workshop session with Lionel Friend and David Edwards on Die Walküre Act 2 sc 4

Rebecca Godley – Brünnhilde
Elliot Goldie – Siegmund

St. Botolph’s, Bishopsgate, London

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