2024 Highlights

Bach Festival Israel.  Alto soloist. Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra, Paul Goodwin conductor.  J.S. Bach Secular Cantatas: BWV 214  Tönet, ihr Pauken! Erschallet, Trompeten! & BWV 207a  Auf, schmetternde Töne der muntern Trompeten. Performances on 19, 20, 21, 22 March 2024. Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa.

Lincoln Cathedral. Handel: Saul HWV 53. Alto soloist, David. Lincoln Choral Society, Musica Donum Dei, Mark Wilde conductor. Saturday 20 April 2024 7.30pm https://lincolnchoralsociety.org/handel-saul/

Garsington Opera 2024 season.  April – July 2024.  Alvarez Young Artist.  Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Oberon [cover] and Rameau: Platée chorus  https://garsingtonopera.org/whats-on/platee/       

Mercers’ Hall , London EC2V 8HE.  Insight Talk: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Tuesday 7 May 2024, 6.30pm drinks reception. 7pm Illustrated talk https://garsingtonopera.org/whats-on/insight-a-midsummer-nights-dream/

Garsington Opera First Primary: Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Thursday 4 July 2024 1pm  https://garsingtonopera.org/participate/operafirst-primary/2024-operafirst-primary/

Garsington Opera Understudy Showcase.  Tuesday 16 July 2024 Rudolf Steiner House, Theatre,  London NW1 6XT 6.30pm. 

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Europe tour. Charpentier Messe de Minuit pour Noël H9, JS Bach Advent Cantatas: Schwingt freudig euch empor BWV 36 & Unser Mund sie voll Lachens BWV 110. Includes Milan, Udine, Frankfurt, Vienna, Luxembourg, Dortmund, Hamburg, Versailles, London. Late November to 17 December 2024.

2023 Highlights

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner. J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor BWV 232. Europe Tour. 6 April Sage, Gateshead/8 April Chapelle Royale, Palais de Versailles/11 April Palau de la Música, Barcelona/13 April Elbphilarmonie, Hamburg/15 April Bozar, Brussels/17 April Philharmonie, Luxembourg/18 April Alte Oper, Frankfurt am Main/24 April St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Opera. Handel Agrippina HWV 6 solo role, Narciso. 13-21 May 2023 HGO Production, London. Performances on Saturday 13 May/Tuesday 16 May/Thursday 18 May & Saturday 20 May 7pm

The Nucleo Project 10 Year Anniversary Charity Concert. Opera Holland Park Theatre, London. Tuesday 20th June 7pm. http://www.thencucleoproject.org

Glyndebourne Festival Opera 2023 seasonHandel Semele HWV 58. Athamas [cover]  23 July to 26 August 2023

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Dinis Sousa conductor. Handel:  L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato HWV 55 and J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor BWV 232.  USA, Canada & UK tour. 20, 21 October Harris Theatre, Chicago/23 October McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton/25,26 October Carnegie Hall, New York City/28 October Paroisse Saint Francis d’Assisi, Ottawa/31 October St Martin-in- the-Fields, London.                       https://monteverdi.co.uk/american-tour-october-2023

Concert. Handel Dixit Dominus and Purcell Ode to St Cecilia, soloist. Croydon Philharmonic Choir conductor David Gibson. Saturday 18 November 2023 7.30pm

Waterperry Opera Festival, Oxfordshire. Handel: Messiah  Alto solos and choruses as a solo quintet. Conductor Bertie Baigent. Performances on: 6, 8 & 9 December 2023. https://www.waterperryoperafestival.co.uk/winterfestival2023.html

2022 Highlights

CD Launch Recital. Orchid Classics Sphinx CD and Persian Love Songs EP Launch Recital with Matthew Jorysz, at the Razumovsky Academy, 56 College Road, London NW10 5ET on Friday, 28 January 2022 at 7pm

Russian, Czech, and French Songs from Moscow and Isfahan to Bucharest and Paris. Songs by Shostakovich, Mussorgsky, Taneyev, Rubinstein, Lili Boulanger, Kaprálová, and Enescu. Russian/Romanian wine, kvass, baklava, and other edible treats on offer.

Vivaldi solo cantata Cum Dederit, Nisi Dominus with Sine Nomine Singers and Orpheus Sinfonia, conductor Richard Thomas.  2 April 7.30 p.m. All Saints Church, Middlesex, UB10 9BT

Solo recital. The Cobbe Collection Concerts, Hatchlands Park, Surrey. 27th April 2022, 1pm – 2 p.m. Russian and English Art Song accompanied by the Becker, St Petersburg piano. With Matthew Jorysz piano, Nathalie Green-Buckley viola. https://www.cobbecollection.co.uk/event/hamish-mclaren-matthew-jorysz-and-nathalie-buckley/

Solo Recital. St Matthew’s, Westminster, London SW1P 2BU. 7 May at 6 p.m. with Matthew Jorysz piano.  Includes Purcell arr. Britten songs

Sound the Trumpet. Purcell Come Ye Sons of Art, solos, for London Choral Sinfonia, conductor Michael Waldron. Thursday 26th May, 7.30 p.m. Voces 8 Centre, EC2V 7BX

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Schütz, Schein, J.S.Bach: Music of Consolation.  6 June Luxembourg Philharmonie, Luxembourg/8 June Palau de la Musica, Barcelona/10 June Nikolaikirche, Bachfest, Leipzig/11 June St Martini, Braunschweig/12 June Concert Hall, Dortmund/14 June Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Athens/16 June St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London.

Carissimi, D. Scarlatti, Schütz: Sacrifices programme. 20 July Kollegienkirche, Salzburg Festival, Austria/1 August Santander, Spain/2 August San Sebastian, Spain

Opera. Teatru Manoel, Valletta, Malta. Early Opera Music Festival. HGO in partnership with Festivals Malta. Handel’s opera Partenope, solo role, Arsace. 4 November and 6 November 2022 https://www.festivals.mt/ttp

Lincoln Cathedral. Handel Messiah, alto solo. Saturday 19th November, 7.30 p.m.

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner. J.S.Bach: Christmas Oratorio – Parts 1-3.  3 December 7.30 p.m. Teatro Alla Scala, Milan, Italy

Vox Luminis, artistic direction Lionel Meunier. Heinrich Schütz: Christmas Oratorio.  German Christmas Motets by H. Schütz and Andreas Hammerschmidt and Magnificat for 18 voices by Johann Rosenmüller. 9 December 7.30 p.m. St. John’s, Smith Square, London SW1

J.S.Bach Christmas Oratorio Parts 1-6. Sunday 11 December 2.00 p.m. Royal Chapel, Versailles Palace, France

J.S.Bach Christmas Oratorio Parts 1-3.  Tuesday 13th December 7.30 p.m. St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

J.S.Bach Christmas Oratorio Parts 4-6. Thursday 15th December 7.30 p.m. St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

2021 Highlights

Hurn Court Opera. Purcell Dido and Aeneas, solo role, Sorcerer. Thursday 2 September & Friday 3 September 2021  https://www.hurncourtopera.org/whats-on

VOX LUMINIS tour Germany and Belgium .  24 September to 2 October 2021.  Caldara, Lalande, Handel, Muffat – Royals Programme with Freiburger BarockOrchester – artistic direction Lionel Meunier

Waldkirch private concert.  Concertgebouw, Bruges.  Henri Le Boeuf Hall, Bozar Brussels.  Liedhalle, Stuttgart. Konzerthaus, Freiburg.  Jusuitenkirche, Heidelberg. Philharmonie, Berlin.

Instruments and Choir of Time & Truth, Coronation Anthems from Purcell to Handel. Conductor Edward Higginbottom                                          King’s Place, York Way, London N1 9AG.    7.30pm Thursday, 21st October 2021

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford.    7.30pm Friday, 22nd October 2021

Beverley Minster, East Riding, Yorkshire.  Handel Messiahalto solo. 7.30pm Saturday, 4th December 2021

Waterperry Opera Festival.  Handel Messiahalto solo. 7pm, 17th December 2021 & 6pm, 18th December 2021 

2020 Pandemic

Recital for Rhyl Music Club, North Wales with Nathalie Green-Buckley viola, Glen Dempsey piano and the Halcyon String Quartet. Rhyl Town Hall Wednesday 5th February 2020 7.30pm https://www.rhylmusic.com/season-2019-2020/

London Handel FestivalHandel, Fernando, Re di Castiglia, Opera Settecento, director Leo Duarte, solo role, Alfonso. St George’s, Hanover Square, London W1. Wednesday 1st April 2020 https://www.london-handel-festival.comPOSTPONED to 2022 London Handel Festival

Händel-Festspiele, Halle. Handel, Fernando, Re di Castiglia, Opera Settecento, director Leo Duarte, solo role, Alfonso. The Franckesche Stiftungen, Halle, Germany. Friday 5th June 2020 7.30pm https://haendelhaus.de/en/hfs/homepagePOSTPONED to 2022 Halle Handel Festival

Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings, U.K. Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Purcell,Monteverdi, Carissimi, D. Scarlatti. Tuesday 16th June 2020 7.30pm POSTPONED TBC

Master Shipwright’s House, Watergate Street, Deptford, London SE8 3JF. Purcell Dido and Aeneas, solo role, First Witch. 16th & 17th October 2020 7pm

Royal Academy Opera, Susie Sainsbury Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London NW1 5HT. Britten A Midsummer Night’s Dream, solo role, Oberon. Conductor Sian Edwards. Director Christopher Luscombe

Performing dates: 18th & 20th November 2020 7pm POSTPONED [London lockdown].  Revised PERFORMANCE FRIDAY, 27th NOVEMBER 2020 7PM

2019 Highlights

Handel Israel in Egypt, soloist, Rochester Cathedral, UK. 27 April 2019

Handel Semele 2019 European tour, Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner. 8 April Paris/24 April Barcelona/2 May London/6 May Milan/8 May Rome

Handel Partenope solo role, Arsace,  Hampstead Garden Opera on 17/19/21/23/25 May 2019

Salzburg Whitsun Festival, Music for Pentecost: Victoria, Schütz, Monteverdi, Buxtehude, H. Purcell, J.S. Bach. Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Salzburg Cathedral. 10 June 2019 8pm

Handel and the Harp, soloist, Angela Burgess Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London. 19 June 2019 1.05pm

Britten Canticles: Abraham and Isaac, soloist, Angela Burgess Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London. 20 June 2019 1.05pm

Midsummer Music, Sweeter than Roses, recital with Anne-Sofie Søby Jensen-mezzo-soprano and Sergio Bucheli-lute. OmVed Gardens, Highgate N6 5JF. 21 June 6.30-8.30pm

Bach St. John Passion, soloist, Wells Cathedral, UK. 27 July 2019 7pm.

Moscow, Zaryadye Concert Hall, Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Monteverdi, Carissimi, Scarlatti. 26 September 2019 7pm

St. Petersburg, Philharmonia, Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Monteverdi, Carissimi, Scarlatti. 27 September 2019 8pm

Bratislava, Slovak Philharmonic – Reduta. Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Monteverdi, Carissimi, Scarlatti. 1 October 2019 7.30pm

Mr Handel’s Royal Academy of Music, David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London. Soloist, Handel Arias with Danni O’Neill soprano and the Royal Academy of Music Historical Performance Department. Tuesday, 22nd October 2019 1.05pm

Mr Handel’s Royal Academy of Music, St George’s Hanover Square, London W1S 1FX. Soloist, Handel Arias with Danni O’Neill soprano and the Royal Academy of Music Historical Performance Department. Wednesday, 23 October 2019 7pm

South American Tour, Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Monteverdi, Scarlatti, Carissimi. 7 November, Teatro Municipal, Rio de Janeiro/9 November, Sala São Paulo, São Paulo/11 November, Teatro Solis, Montevideo/13 November, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires/15 November, Teatro CorpArtes, Santiago/16 November, Teatro del Lago, Frutillar. 4 – 20 November 2019 https://monteverdi.co.uk/whats-on/category/monteverdi-carissimi-scarlatti