Music, Classical
New Year Viennese Gala Concert: Presented by Orchestra of Square Chapel

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    07 Jan

    2024
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    Red Brick Auditorium

    Square Chapel
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    2:30PM

    Doors open

Following in the long tradition of New Year concerts given by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of Square Chapel present waltzes, polkas and marches from the Strauss family and their contemporaries. Featuring arias from soprano Kathy Macaulay and conducted by Katherine Stonham.

The perfect way to start your New Year!

About our soloist Kathy Macaulay:
Kathy is a Welsh soprano, who made her professional opera debut in 2021 at Buxton International Festival as the lead role in Jonathan Dove’s ‘The Enchanted Pig’. In 2022, she made her Welsh National Opera debut in Shostakovich’s Cherry Town as part of the Young Company where she was covering the role of Lucy. She recently graduated from the University of Manchester with a First-Class Honours degree where she studied voice with Catherine Mikic and received the Procter-Gregg Prize for best third-year recital. Previously, Kathy studied voice, violin, and French horn as part of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama’s Junior advanced course. She also took part in a masterclass with Dame Felicity Lott as part of Cardiff Singer of the World and, in 2019, reached the UK national final of the Rotary Club’s vocal competition.

Doors open: 14:30
Concert starts: 15:00
Interval: 15:50 – 16:10
Concert ends: 17:00

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