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Joanne McGahon

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Fantastic Opera Singer/Classical Soprano perfect for weddings, funerals and all special events.
Singer (soprano)
London
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The London Soprano - Joanne McGahon London based, award winning Soprano Joanne McGahon is an international performer of startling versatility, able to communicate with passion and understanding a vast range of music in any setting. Joanne charms her audience wherever she goes, whether as an imposing and dramatic opera singer or during her delicate and thoughtful Oratorio singing. Joanne McGahon trained with English National Opera and the National Opera Studio in London, recent operatic roles include the title role of Tosca, Guinevere (Camelot), Gianetta (Gondoliers) and Elsie (Yeoman of the Guard). Awarded 'The Voice of North London', Joanne appeared at Trent Park's Open Air Classical Prom and more recently starred with Rick Wakeman and the Orion Symphony Orchestra at the Last Night of the Water Rat Proms. In 2017, Joanne was honoured to be asked to sing a newly composed hymn with All Soul's Orchestra to Her Majesty The Queen for the 150th Anniversary of Scripture Union which was aired on BBC Songs of Praise. On the concert platform, oratorio highlights include St. Paul's Cathedral, Watford Coliseum, Vienna (All Soul's Orchestra), Festival Internazionale del Teatro Romano, Bayeaux, Coutances and Notre-Dame Cathedrals and guest appearances in New York and Sweden. In addition to performing live on BBC Radio 4 Sunday Worship, Joanne is the official opera singer for Absolute Radio, recording for film and television soundtracks as well as chart success with her first classical album 'Laudate Dominum'. In her spare time, she can be found opera singing in the lower piazza Covent Garden as well as charity work providing music therapy. Joanne's latest album The London Soprano entered The Official Classical Charts at number 7 as well as being played on John Brunning's Classic FM show after achieving a top ten chart position. Recorded with the multi-award winning City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Paul Bateman, Joanne's voice on the recording has been described by critics as stunningly beautiful.

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Christmas, Traditional church music, Contemporary Christian, Classical, Musical theatre, Opera, Film / TV music, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Baroque, Early music, Medieval music, Fanfare, Renaissance, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Gospel, Cabaret, Easy listening, Light music, Originals, World music, French music, German music, Italian music, Latin
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Corporate event, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

O Mio Babbino Caro (Puccini)
Summetime (Gershwin)
Porgi Amor (Mozart)
Ave Maria (Schubert & Gounod version)
Pie Jesu (Webber & Rutter version)
The Flower Duet (Delibes)
Barcarolle (Offenbach)
Brindisi (Verdi)
One Fine Day (Puccini)
Habanera (Bizet)
Song to the Moon (Dvorjak)
Laudate Dominum (Mozart)
Panis Angelicus (Franck)
Let the Bright Seraphim (Handel)
I Know That My Redeemer (Handel)
Lascia Ch'io Pianga (Handel)
Vilia (Lehar)
Nessun Dorma (Puccini)
Time to Say Goodbye
Theme from The Godfather
Voi Che Sapete (Mozart)
Somewhere over the Rainbow
Singing in the Rain
Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again (Phantom)
Music of The Night (Phantom)
All I Ask (Phantom)
I dreamed a dream (Les Mis)
On My Own (Les Mis)
Stranger in Paradise (Kismet)
Can't help lovin dat man
Cheek to cheek
You'll Never Walk Alone
Climb Every Mountain
The Sound of Music
Favourite Things
Edelweiss
Someone to watch over me
Wouldn’t it be loverly
I could have danced all night
The Perfect Year (Sunset Boulevard)
Maybe This Time (Cabaret)
Rule Britannia
Kissing You (Romeo and Juliet)
Thousand Years (Christina Perri)
The Prayer
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
You Raise Me Up
My Heart Will Go On
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Reviews

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Alexandra T
5 months ago
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5 out of 5

My husband and I were really excited about having Joanne to sing at our wedding service and reception but nothing prepared us for how truly sensational she was to see live. Every time I think back to our day and Joanne singing I feel the Goosebumps start all over again. Joanne made our day truly magical and I feel so grateful for how special she made it for us. I will most definitely be asking Joanne to perform for us again sometime in the future. Thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts Joanne! x

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Denise N
9 months ago
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5 out of 5

Joanne was absolutely amazing and made my fathers ' celebration of life ' just perfect adding that extra special touch. The whole family told me how Joannes singing just blew them away. She was so professional, yet so down to earth even helping during my speech by giving me some water as I got a very dry mouth. Lovely lady and highly recommended. I have been asked by many for her details . Just perfection and gave my father the send off he so rightly deserved. Many thanks 😊 xx

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Helena S
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

We were thrilled to secure Joanne for my Dad’s 70th. She was so friendly yet highly professional. I know from the videos that I had chosen someone really talented but my goodness, when you here her singing live it’s breath taking. Such a talent. So humble. Utterly brilliant. Cannot recommend her enough and my Dad was so happy.

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Roger C
2 years ago
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5 out of 5

I wouldn't hesitate recommending Joanne!

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Arkley C
7 years ago

From 'O Mio Babbino Caro' through to 'I could have Danced all Night' Joanne's varied repertoire was delightful. Her superb singing and bubbly personality added a very special touch to the evening. Thank you Joanne for making Gerry's birthday a most memorable occasion. (I don't remember him ever giving 10/10 before!)

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East L
8 years ago

I first met Joanne while singing at Covent Garden. Her range and repertoire were immediately interesting! I was then able to book Joanne to entertain my colleagues at our 75th Anniversary celebrations in Mayfair. Her singing was enthralling and her lively personality fully captivated the essembled guests. As well as giving a superb mixture of songs and arias, Joanne was able to offer a lightness to the celebrations, which was heightened during the festive evening dining as she entered into the spirit of the occasion. We all went home having experienced an excellent meal culminating with her rich, fine singing. Denis Gibney

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