August 10, 2017

I am very excited and happy to be performing alto solo in Mozart's requiem with the incredible conductor Grenville Hancox OBE and his beautiful Amici choir and other great soloists! This November 11th at 7.30pm, at the glorious Coyler-Fergusson Hall at Kent University,...

April 24, 2017

Dear visitors, I have decided to have a creative outpouring while I am on vocal rest! I am busily working on various short stories, my book 'The Silver Man', painting, composing and organising future projects and exciting musical collaborations back in the UK. While I...

April 24, 2017

Jeff Buckley's Dido's Lament is commented on by cellist by Philip Sheppard, who accompanied him and called it 'beyond classical music'. The interpretation took place at the Meltdown Festival (Royal Festival Hall) in 1995. This audio is a fragment from the BBC Soul Musi...

April 3, 2017

Dear lovely visitors to my blog. I have started painting as a new medium of artistic expression to fill the void of temporarily not being able to sing or teach. So far I am just creating without a care for technique and decided to just go ahead and paint rather than to...

April 3, 2017

After enjoying the magisterial Tuscan hills I have come back to Holland full of inspiration to try watercolours! 

March 20, 2017

Click on the photograph below to read my follow up article for The Opera Stage about my experience with vocal cord damage and my therapy journey. Enjoy! Please comment below if you have any questions or feedback, or send me an email for a personal enquiry regarding my...

March 18, 2017

Having a bit of time out from singing myself, as my voice recovers, I discover an interpretation of one of the central arias of my favourite Baroque operas 'Dido and Aeneas'. The tragic aria 'Dido's Lament' is sung by the queen as she realises death is the only solutio...

March 14, 2017

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