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Lesley-Jane is a Classically-trained soprano soloist who has graced many a "big event". Oratorio soloist, recitalist, wedding singer, etc
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
Traditional church music, Christmas, Classical, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Classical crossover, Early music, Opera, Avant garde
Fluent sight-reader, Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching
BACH/GOUNOD Ave Maria
FRANCK Panis angelicus
HANDEL Let the Bright Seraphim
PUCCINI O mio babbino caro
HANDEL Eternal Source of Light Divine
SCHUBERT Ave Maria
MOZART Laudate Dominum
HANDEL Where'er you walk
TRAD [Tune = Danny Boy] I would be true
FAURE Pie Jesu
HANDEL Rejoice greatly
BACH Et exsultavit
MOZART Voi che sapete
PURCELL Hark! the echoing air
MENDELSSOHN Oh, for the wings of a dove
BACH Jesu joy of man's desiring
WALFORD DAVIES God be in my head
IRVINE 'Crimond' The Lord's my shepherd
BACH Sheep may safely graze
LOEWE I could have danced all night
SULLIVAN The sun whose rays are all ablaze
GERMAN 'Waltz Song' For tonight let me dream out my dream of delight
GERSHWIN I got rhythm
Lesley-Jane Rogers’ extensive recital repertoire is not listed here, but comprises songs from the Lieder repertory, mélodies, English Song and American Song, as well as light music and, if desired, opera and operetta arias. Whether drawing on popular favourites or beguiling unknowns (or a mixture of the two), she creates well-crafted concerts, discussing programming ideas with Festival Directors and concert promoters as appropriate. Add to this Lesley-Jane's out-going personality and her engaging interpretative skills, and the result is a lively, visual performance, tailored to her audience.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
It almost certainly won't be a problem. However, it's best if you can get in touch as soon as possible so that I can amend my timings accordingly.
How much time do you need to set up?
I generally like to be there an hour before the start, so that we can set up and get the rehearsal out the way before people start arriving.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Absolutely! The choice of repertoire is entirely yours.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
It may be that I already know it anyway (!), but, if not, given enough warning I am always happy to learn new repertoire.
What do your clients love most about your performances?
My engagement with an audience/congregation - they feel "drawn in" and part of the performance.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
The Barbican, The Purcell Room, The Royal Albert Hall, St John's Smith Square, St James' Piccadilly, many Cathedrals and churches, and many Festival venues such as Lake District Summer Music, and Dartington.
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Lucia Popp, Felicity Lott and Phyllis Bryn Julson.
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Recording the soprano solo role in Carlo Martelli "Shredni Vashtar" with the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, conducted by Ronald Corp, with Simon Callow narrating.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£180|
|Up to 1 hour||£250|
|Up to 2 hours||£400|
|Up to 3 hours||£600|
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