Singer (mezzo soprano)

Kathleen Linton-Ford

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About Kathleen

Singer (mezzo soprano)
London
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Prize-winning mezzo Kathleen is a graduate of Trinity College of Music. She provides music for funerals, weddings, opera dinners and more!

High mezzo Kathleen Linton-Ford studied at Oxford University, then continued postgraduate vocal studies at Trinity College of Music. In addition to her concert activities, she is in demand as a wedding, funeral and event soloist. Operatic roles include, among others, Emilia (Otello), Hata (The Bartered Bride), Eleonora (Prima la musica), Belinda (Dido & Aeneas), La Suora Zelatrice, Suor Genovieffa, Suor Osmina (Suor Angelica), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Meg Page (Falstaff), Coridon (Acis & Galatea), Cornelia (Giulio Cesare) and Ruggiero (Alcina). Kathleen is committed to artistic outreach, and is an artist with Music in Hospitals and Lost Chord. She sings with several professional choirs.

Performance details
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
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Jazz
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Event types:
Funeral / Memorial service, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Fluent sight-reader
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Song list

Sample setlists (more on request)
Opera dinner and wedding solos:
Habanera
Seguidille
O mio babbino caro
Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix
Voi che sapete
Summertime
O sole mio
Bist du bei mir
Jesu, joy of man's desiring
Funerals/Memorials:
Swing low, sweet chariot
Angel, by Sarah Maclachlan
I will be there, by Katie Melua
Bright Eyes
Faure: In paradisum
Lloyd Webber: Pie Jesu
Panis angelicus
Musical theatre cabaret:
Don't cry for me Argentina
All that jazz
I dreamed a dream
Some enchanted evening
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always endeavour to be flexible, with notice.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

I can play tracks through my PA.

How much time do you need to set up?

I can be set up almost instantly.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Yes, I can take requests.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, I have my own small PA.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes, I can learn new pieces, which will be reflected in the fee.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

I know how to strike the right note for any performance- I love to interact with an audience, when appropriate!

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

I performed for several famous faces at the Arts Club, Mayfair.

Reviews

Booked 5 times through Encore!

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Damon L, 21 days ago

Her performance went down really well, received many comments from guests saying how much it was enjoyed. Kathleen is a lovely person and would highly recommend!

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Roisin O, 1 month ago

Euphony voices sang at our wedding ceremony - they did an absolutely fabulous job. We have had so many comments on how beautiful the music was. As well as sounding wonderful, the booking process was easy, Kathleen responded to questions and helped choose appropriate songs, communication about practicalities such as the PA was prompt and friendly.

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Debra I, 1 month ago

Both ladies were on time, pleasant, and very professional. Lovely voices. Thank you!

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Cordelia W, 3 months ago

I was 100% delighted. I'm not sure what more to say; the musicians arrived very promptly in plenty of time to get set up, entertained my guests, and were friendly and professional throughout. I wish I could have afforded an extra session!

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Millie R, 10 months ago

Kathleen and her team were very professional, friendly and really flexible to accommodate our ever changing needs at our Christmas Tree and Grotto Launch. Their voices were beautiful and we wish them all the best for the future. Thank you from all of us at Magic of Foresters.

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Robert R, 11 months ago

Very many thanks for your participation at Penshurst yesterday evening. I have been inundated with thanks for your contribution which everybody loved and I hope we may be able to repeat in some way in the future.

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