Songs, Duets and Arias

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Rosamund Ochala-Greenough, mezzo soprano

BANK HOLIDAY LUNCHTIME
Tuesday 5th June – 1.05pm
All Saints Church, Red Lion Square, Stamford

Helen Didsbury, soprano
Rosamund Ochala-Greenough, mezzo
Fergus Black, piano

Free admission
Retiring collection


Programme

Vivaldi – Laudamus Te (Gloria)

Mozart – Deh vieni, non tardar (Susanna's aria from Le Nozze di Figaro) HD
Purcell – Music for a While ROG
Mozart – Agnus Dei (Coronation mass) HD

Dvorak - Humoreske (piano)

Dvořák – Four Duets Op 39
1 The False Hope
2 Never Parted
3 The Harvesters
4 Death in Autumn

Gurney – I will go with my father A Ploughing ROG
Strauss – Zueignung HD
Schumann – Er , der Herrlichste von allen (Frauenliebe und Leben) ROG

Monteverdi Pur ti miro (L'Incoronazione de Poppea)


Biographies

Helen Didsbury is a lyric soprano who has enjoyed singing for many years. Formerly with the Royal Choral Society, Helen has sung with numerous local choirs including Stamford Choral Society, St Martin’s Singers and Burghley Voices, and has been a soloist on many occasions. Recent performances include concerts at Burghley House, St Botolph’s in Boston and various venues in and around Stamford. Helen also joined Rosamund Ochala-Greenough as the soloists in a notable performance of Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater at St Mary’s, and she will be appearing as ‘Kate’ in Stamford Gilbert & Sullivan Players’ forthcoming production of ‘Yeomen of the Guard’. Helen lives in Thurlby with her husband and son.

Rosamund Ochala-Greenough studied singing at Birmingham Conservatoire, graduating with B.Mus (Hons). She then went on to tour the UK, Australia and New Zealand with the Carl Rosa Opera Company, in operettas such as Die Fledermaus and Iolanthe. She also understudied the lead role of Katisha in The Mikado. In 2003 Rosamund retrained as a music therapist, working with children with special needs and adults with learning disabilities. She continues to teach singing and enjoys performing with local ensembles.