Many of you will know by now that the 2020 season at Opera Holland Park and all other summer houses has been postponed until further notice, due to the uncertainty surrounding the spread of COVID-19. More information from James, Mike and Charles can be found via their website .
The most important thing to keep in mind is safety, both our own and everyone around us, and I’m taking social distancing extremely seriously. We can and should all be doing our bit to ensure the virus has nowhere to spread.
In the meantime, I’ve been enjoying going back to my choral roots and making some home recordings, which you can keep up with via my Facebook page Caroline Carragher – Mezzo Soprano.
Look after yourselves and, as beautifully put on the Met Opera chorus feed, let’s try and look after everyone as though they were our family.
Stay safe and well everyone, and we’ll see you on the other side! #StayAtHome
Caroline is thrilled to announce she will perform the role of Olga in Opera Holland Park‘s 2020 production of The Merry Widow.
Conducted by John Andrews and directed by Christopher Luscombe, the cast will be as follows:
Julia Sporsén – Hannah Glawari
Alex Otterburn – Count Danilo
Alison Langer – Valencienne
Stephen Aviss – Camille
John Savournin – Baron Zeta
Neal Cooper – St. Brioche
John Lofthouse – Cascada
Nicholas Garrett – Kromow
Caroline Carragher – Olga
18, 22, 24, 28, 30 July, 1 August at 7.30pm
New production by Opera Holland Park
Surtitles in English
Music by Franz Lehár
Original book and lyrics by Victor Leon and Leo Stein
Translated and adapted by Kit Hesketh Harvey with Giles Havergal
Performed by arrangement with Glocken Verlag Limited, London
With the City of London Sinfonia and the Opera Holland Park Chorus
Priority booking dates
Founder/ Benefactor Priority Booking – Wednesday 22 January, 10am
Ambassador Priority Booking- Monday 27 January, 10am
Envoy Priority Booking– Monday 3 February, 10am
Silver and Gold Members Priority Booking– Monday 10 February, 10am
Friends Priority Booking– Monday 24 February, 10am
General Booking– Wednesday 26 February, 10am
INSPIRE £20 tickets – Wednesday 11 March, 10am
In person booking at the theatre – Wednesday 6 May, 10am
This weekend! Caroline will be joining forces once again with some of the Opera Alegria team to perform Vivaldi’s Gloria, and will also sing some operatic fireworks in the first half.
Directed by Ashley Valentine and featuring the chorus of St Giles’ Camberwell, Caroline will feature as guest soloist in the Vivaldi, together with Naomi Kilby and Fae Evelyn, sopranos, and Matthew Duncan, baritone.
Six weeks til show time! Having a blast with the Guildford Opera team – tickets are on sale now, see details in flyer above!
So excited to be joining forces with Louisa, Nigel, Blake and Nell for this!
With all proceeds going to the National Brain Appeal, Desire & Destiny will feature some of opera’s best-loved moments, including excerpts from Carmen, Die Walküre, Tosca and Aida (and just maybe a few other surprise inclusions!).
It’ll be an evening of high drama (and more than a few high notes) in aid of a wonderful cause, and we’d be delighted if you can join us.
Hinde Street Methodist Church
19 Thayer Street
Friday 22nd March 2019
7:00 PM £20
Tickets and more details are available here
A role and company debut for 2019, I’m thrilled to be performing Anne Boleyn in Guildford Opera‘s forthcoming production of Saint-Saëns’ Henry VIII in May.
Conducted by Lewis Gaston and directed by Peter Melville, the production will be sung in English and with full orchestra.
More information to follow closer to the time!
Hugely looking forward to working with the wonderful Richard Harker again, this time at Hampton Choral Society where I’ll be alto soloist in Mendelssohn’s Elijah.
Saturday 11th May 2019 – St Mary’s University Chapel, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham.
Further information, including where to purchase tickets, to follow in due course.