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ART SONG RECITAL Paloma Bruce (soprano) with Catherine Norton (piano)

Wed Jun 29th 2011, 12:15–1:00 pm ◀ This event has finished
St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet St, London, EC4A 2HR


Artist info

Paloma Bruce

Paloma Bruce is a lyric coloratura Soprano from New Zealand who is now based in London. She was an PWC Dame Malvina Major Emerging Artist with NZ Opera in 2005. She graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with a Bachelor of Music (first class honours). Paloma is currently on a UK tour with The Merry Opera company playing the roles of 'Philcomnia/Leona/Partheonis' (alt.) in Offenbach's 'La Belle Hélène (Troy Boy)'. Paloma recently performed in Swansea City Opera's 3-day masterclass with David Syrus (Head of Music ROH) where she performed in scenes from 'Die Entführung aus dem Serail' (Konstanze) and Bizet's 'Carmen' (Frasquita). Later this year she will be creating the role of 'Julia Bertram' in the world premiere of Jonathan Dove's 'Mansfield Park' and playing the role of 'Frasquita' in Bizet's 'Carmen' with Heritage Opera.

Catherine Norton

Catherine Norton is a pianist from New Zealand who studied with Dr Thomas Hecht at Victoria University of Wellington, winning the VUW Concerto Competition in 2002. She soon became sought after as an accompanist specialising in vocal repertoire, and in 2006 was an Emerging Artist with the NBR New Zealand Opera. She is currently based in London and is studying piano accompaniment with Eugene Asti and Pamela Lidiard at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she was the winner of the 2010 Paul Hamburger Prize for voice and piano duo and the 2011 Cunard Piano Accompaniment Prize.

Venue: St Dunstan-in-the-West

Pictures of St Dunstan-in-the-West at the Flickr website

The church of St. Dunstan in the West dates back to circa 1070 AD, and the present building was completed in the early 19th century.

The nearest tube stations are Chancery Lane (Central line) and Temple (Circle and District line).

For more information, visit the church's website.


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