WHAT'S ON

 

JOHN SELDON MASTERCLASS

led by Kate Royal

Sunday 12 June 2022, 3.00pm

Merley House, Wimborne, BH21 3AA

International operatic soprano Kate Royal will conduct a masterclass with three of our emerging singers, giving a  wonderful opportunity to gain insight into aspects of vocal and performance technique, and the development of the young artist. As an added bonus, Kate will also perform some of her favourite repertoire. 

Pianist - Francesca Lauri

Tickets £18; under-18s and those in full-time education free

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PRIZEWINNERS RECITAL

Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness

Saturday 24 September 2022, 7.00pm

St Thomas's Church, Salisbury, SP1 1BA

Sunday 25 September 2022, 5.00pm

Merley House, Wimborne, BH21 3AA

Prizewinners in the 2021 HCO Singer of the Year Competition deliver a seasonal programme capturing the mood of autumn.

Annabel Kennedy, mezzo-soprano

winner of the John Harding Second Prize and the Wendy Blamire Award

Johannes Moore, baritone

winner of the Rosalind Armstrong Prize and the Anthony Lowrey Audience Prize

Tickets £18; under-18s and those in full-time education free

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HCO SINGER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION 2022

Sunday 20 November 2022, from 11.00am

Kimmeridge Hall, Bournemouth University

Semi-finals and finals of this national competition for singers aged between 20 and 28 years, held before a public audience. 

Chairing the judging panel will be Kate Royal, international operatic soprano.

Audience day tickets on sale later in the year

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Sunday 4 December 2022, 4.00pm

Church House, Wimborne, BH21 1HT

Our ever-popular concert of  Christmas music from HCO young artists, guaranteed to set the mood for the festive season.

Admission by donation

Further information about our 2022 programme will be released soon. For updates, join our mailing list (see below). Or to get ahead of the crowd, consider becoming part of our Friends scheme, which gives you advance notice and booking opportunities.