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Concert: Afternoon Song 1 – Music she wrote….
May 13, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pmFree, with a retiring collection
International opera and concert artiste, Jacqueline Miura (soprano) is joined by pianist Robyn Koh, in a recital of works for voice and piano by well-known, unknown, and forgotten female composers.
Swedish soprano, Jacqueline Miura was awarded major scholarships from The Christina Nilsson Foundation, Swedish Musical Academy and The Peter Moores Foundation to pursue her vocal studies at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester. Shortly after commencing her studies there, she made her operatic début in the title role of Benjamin Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia in Stockholm.
After completing her Professional Performance Diploma, Jacqueline was invited to appear in many major opera houses in Europe including The Royal Swedish Opera (Stockholm), The Baden-Baden Festival, Opera de la Bastille (Paris), English National Opera and The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (London) in roles like Carmen, Jeanne D’Arc and Dorabella. She has performed under the baton of conductors such as Simone Young, Michael Tilsson Thomas, Andre Previn and Kent Nagano in performances of amongst others, L’enfant et les sortilèges (Ravel), Le Martyr de saint Sébastien (Debussy) and Leonard Bernstein’s Candide and White House Cantata. Jacqueline currently lives in Stockholm and is especially keen to champion works by female composers, as well as songs by Eric Korngold, Benjamin Britten and Scandinavian composer
The season programme can be found here.