Singer (mezzo soprano)
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Caroline Carragher Amours Viens Aider Ma Faiblesse November 2018
Dopo l'oscuro nembo - Bellini - Caroline Carragher, mezzo soprano
Caroline Carragher - Cruda Sorte! Gia So per Pratica
A versatile, warm and dedicated performer, Caroline is a lyric mezzo soprano and studies with with Dennis O’Neill CBE and Nuccia Focile.
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Singer (mezzo soprano)
Public liability insurance of £10 million
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Traditional church music, Classical, Opera, Film / TV music, Classical crossover, Baroque, Contemporary classical, 1940s era music, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Welsh folk, Easy listening, Light music
Fluent sight-reader, Singing teaching, Theory teaching
List not exclusive. If your chosen repertoire isn't listed below, please get in touch. I am very happy to prepare a particular piece for your event, providing it is within my range.
Weddings, Christenings and Memorials:
Murray, Alan: I'll Walk Beside You
Bach/Gounod: Ave Maria
Bostic, Jenn: Jealous Of The Angels
Caccini: Ave Maria
Mendelssohn: O Rest In The Lord (Elijah)
Schubert: Ave Maria
Trad, Irish: On The Banks Of My Own Lovely Lee
Trad, Welsh: Ar Hyd Y Nos (Welsh folk song)
Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Silent Noon
Westendorf, Thomas P. I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen
Williams, Gwynne W.S. My Little Welsh Home
Opera & Operetta:
Bellini – I Capuleti ed i Montecchi ‘Se Romeo t’uccise un figlio’ (Italian, English – Romeo)
Bizet - Carmen 'Habanera, Seguidilla, En Vain Pour Eviter'
Britten – The Rape of Lucretia ‘Flowers bring to every year the same perfection’ (Lucretia)
Donizetti – La Favorita ‘O Mio Fernando/O Mon Fernand’ (Italian, French – Leonora)
Gluck – Orfeo ‘Che faro senza Euridice?’ (Orfeo)
Gounod – Faust ‘Faites-lui mes aveux’ (Siebel), Sapho ‘O ma lyre immortelle’ (Sapho)
Handel – Ariodante ‘Dover, Giustizia, Amor!’ (Polinesso)
Handel – Serse ‘Frondi tenere… Ombra mai fu’ (Serse)
Massenet Werther ‘Va Laisse Couler mes Larmes’ (Charlotte)
Mozart – La Clemenza di Tito ‘Parto, parto’ (Sesto)
Mozart – La Clemenza di Tito ‘Non piu di fiori’ (Vitellia)
Ponchielli – La gioconda ‘Stella del marinar’ (Laura), ‘Voce di donna’ (La Cieca)
Purcell – Dido and Aeneas ‘When I am Laid in Earth’ (Dido)
Rossini – Il Barbiere di Siviglia ‘Una Voce Poco Fa’ (Rosina)
Rossini – L’Italiana in Algeri ‘Cruda sorte! Già so per pratica’ (Isabella)
Saint-Saens – Samson et Dalilah ‘Mon Coeur s’ouvre à ta voix’, ‘Printemps qui commence’ ‘Amour, viens aider ma faiblesse’ (Dalilah), Reine! Je serai Reine! (Henry VIII)
Strauss II – Die Fledermaus ‘Chacun a son gout’ (Prince Orlofsky)
Tchaikovsky – The Maid of Orleans ‘Da, chas nastal’ (Adieu, forêts, in Russian, Joan of Arc)
Verdi – Don Carlo ‘O Don Fatale’ (Eboli)
Verdi – Il Trovatore ‘Condotta ell’era in ceppi’ (Azucena)
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
No problem at all. The easiest way to solve any issue is to keep communicating, so just drop me a line and we’ll talk through any changes.
How much time do you need to set up?
I like to get to the venue at least an hour before the start time to ensure that everything is set up and the accompanist and I have rehearsed in situ.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Every performance is tailored to the individual event, and so we’ll have a chat about what you’d like me to sing and whether it’s already in my repertoire. Don’t worry if it’s not, I’m very happy to prepare something new! (See below re new additions)
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
If you’d like me to sing accompanied by organ/piano/keyboard, then either the venue needs to have an instrument or the accompanist should bring theirs. I’m happy to arrange for an accompanist at a separate charge, as I work with lots of talented musicians and am lucky to have many contacts.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
Absolutely - we’ll chat about the kind of music you’d like and what I can perform for you. If it’s not a piece I know but will be suitable for me to sing, I’d be happy to prepare it specially for your event.
What do your clients love most about your performances?
I take pride in the detail, and I’m committed to giving the best performance possible. My clients appreciate the support I give them with choosing the music, sourcing additional musicians where needed and turning up polished, poised and prepared on the day to give a professional performance.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Royal Albert Hall, Opera Holland Park, Royal Festival Hall, Fairfield Halls, Bryn Terfel’s Faenol Festival, Margam Park, Swansea, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, St David’s Hall, St David’s Cathedral, Millennium Centre, Cardiff, Songs of Praise
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£100|
|Up to 1 hour||£180|
|Up to 2 hours||£300|
|Up to 3 hours||£400|
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