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Lesley Garrett

Lesley Garrett

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Join Britain’s most popular soprano for a delightful evening of song, reminiscences and chat.  Accompanied by, and in conversation with, Anna Tilbrook Lesley's behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes will give audiences a unique insight into her life on the stage

As well as performing on the opera and concert stage both in the UK and internationally, Lesley has recently returned to English National Opera for the world premiere production of Nico Muhly’s Marnie.  Last spring she appeared with WNO in another world premiere creating the role of Emcee in Rhondda Rips It Up!, based on the life of suffragette Margaret Haig Thomas (Lady Rhondda) and the autumn saw Lesley make her acting debut in a revised version of Patrick Barlow’s play, The Messiah for the National Theatre of Brent, on tour and in the West End.  This spring she is creating another new role in ENO’s world premiere of Iain Bell’s opera, Jack the Ripper at the Coliseum..

Duration: 1 hour 50mins with interval

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Presented in Association with Clive Conway Productions

  • A natural effervescent and powerhouse voice.
       
    Financial Times
  • She's a down-to-earth Northerner...she's incredibly funny and emotional, with a glorious voice.
       
    The Daily Mail

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