An Evening With Lesley Garrett

Lesley Garrett CBE is Britain’s best known soprano, regularly appearing in opera, music theatre, concerts, television and radio. For more than 30 years she has enjoyed one of the most successful careers of any modern day classically trained soprano, winning both critical acclaim and the affection of many fans and music lovers through the breadth and diversity of her work. Internationally Lesley has performed throughout Europe, U.S.A, Australia, Russia, Brazil, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan and South Korea.

A celebration of over thirty years of performance in the worlds of opera, musicals, television, radio and concerts.

Lesley Garrett has enjoyed one of the most successful and idiosyncratic careers of any modern-day, classically trained soprano, winning both critical acclaim and the affection of many fans and music lovers through the breadth and diversity of her work.

Lesley will sing live on stage some of her best-loved numbers accompanied by a pianist on a grand piano, followed by a lively Q&A session with theatregoers.

“I just love singing! I’m looking forward to meeting audiences – we’re going to have a fantastic fun evening!”

Lesley has taken leading roles in many operas including The Merry Widow, Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, A Midsummer Marriage and The Mikado and worked with the English National Opera, Welsh National Opera, Opera North and Glyndebourne Festival Opera. She played the role of Mother Abbess in the stage version of The Sound of Music and most recently performed in her first stage play The Messiah.

She continues to perform regularly in concerts with all the major UK orchestras including the Halle Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. She has toured with the European Union Chamber Orchestra and sang with the Russian National Orchestra.

As a recording artist she has recorded 14 albums including Soprano in Red for which she received the Gramophone Award for Best selling Classical Artist of the Year. She was also a featured artist on the platinum selling Perfect Day single released by the BBC in aid of Children in Need. She has released 6 DVDs.

On television she has appeared in programmes such as Lesley Garrett Tonight, The Lesley Garrett Show, Who Do You Think You Are, Countdown, Strictly Come Dancing where she was partnered with Anton Du Beke, and Songs of Praise. On radio she has presented a show on Classic FM.
St Martins Parish Church, Brighouse on Saturday 12 October 2019
Doors Open at 7:00PM
Starts at 7:30PM
Ticket Price: £28.00*
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