Discover the Countertenor voice

10th October, at Tramp, Jermyn Street, London SW1.

Discover the countertenor voice, with British opera singer James Laing.
James Black his agent will join us for an interesting discussion on this relatively rare and beautiful vocal type. Pianist Claire Habbershaw will accompany.

Performance, discussion and dinner.  Tickets £155 include performance, three course dinner, wine and champagne.  £65 performance only with champagne.

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ABOUT JAMES LAING: he was a choral scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge and then studied at the Royal College of Music. He was selected by OPERA NOW as amongst ‘Who’s Hot’ for his performance as Nerone Agrippina at the London Handel Festival. His broadcast work includes Sports Personality of the Year for BBC TV, In Tune for Radio 3 and Midweek for Radio 4.

Current engagements include Trinculo The Tempest for his debut at the Wiener Staatsoper; a return to The Icelandic Opera for a revival of Brødrealso at Copenhagen Opera Festival; Oberon A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Korea National Opera; creating Cake / Berghahn in Jonathan Dove’s Itch for Opera Holland Park; the title role in Scipione for The Early Opera Company; J. S. Bach Magnificat with London Handel Orchestra at Tilford Bach Festival; From the Realms of Sorrow for the London Handel Festival; Messiah with English Chamber Orchestra; and a return to Opera North as Tousel Blond / Fox The Masque of Might.

Recent engagements have included Giuliano Eliogabalo for Zurich Opera; Tamerlano in Vivaldi’s Bajazet for the Irish National Opera.  His operatic engagements have further included performances for the Royal Opera, London; Classical Opera; English National Opera; English Touring Opera; Garsington Opera; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; The Grange Festival; Grange Park Opera; Opera Holland Park; Opera North; Scottish Opera; Welsh National Opera; Den Jyske Opera; the Opéra de Nice; Theater Aachen; the Göttingen Festival; the Landestheater Linz; the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden; the Icelandic Opera; and the Zurich Opera.