Samuel Boden’s Glyndebourne debut

Tenor Samuel Boden will make his Glyndebourne début on July 20 in Purcell’s The Fairy Queen with performances to August 26. Full details of Jonathan Kent’s production conducted by Laurence Cummings can be found at http://glyndebourne.com/production/fairy-queen. The performance on July 22 will be broadcast online at 18.00 BST.

And the winners are …

Congratulations to Two CPM artists who feature on winning discs at the 2010 Gramophone Awards: Cyndia Sieden with her portrayal as Ariel in Thomas Adès The Tempest on EMI and Helen-Jane Howells as Eve in the DVD of Glyndebourne’s production of The Fairy Queen on Opus Arte. 

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For many, the most memorable writing in The Tempest comes attached to Ariel’s vocal high-wire act. Few coloratura sopranos are able to dispatch it like Cyndia Sieden, whose sound lends special colour to the performance” Gramophone

Helen-Jane Howells will be singing the role of Amore in L’Incoronazione di Poppea for Glyndebourne on Tour between October 23 and December 2.

New signing

We are delighted to announce the addition of soprano Helen-Jane  Howells to our list. Following successful performances as Eve in Jonathan Kent’s production of  The Fairy Queen at Glyndebourne and with Les Arts Florissants at the Opéra Comique and Caen, Helen-Jane will tour with the show to Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York later in March. Her other projects include appearances with The Academy of Ancient Music and Florilegium before returning to Glyndebourne as Amor L’Incoronazione di Poppea for their autumn tour. More …