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Russell Painter- Performer, compare, after dinner speaker and versatile vocalist. Adaptable to any party or function.
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musical theatre, Opera, Film / TV music, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Classical, Jazz, Barbershop
Repetiteur, MC, Singing teaching, Examiner, Musical comedy, Actor
Opera rep (solo)
La Donna e mobile
The flower song
Where was your loving farther (Macbeth)
Un aura aumorosa
Come e genteel
All Mozart tenor arias from the standard operas
All G&S tenor roles across all operas
All tenor arias from the Merry Widow, Orpheus in the underworld and la belle Helene
Opera duets with soprano
Soave from boheme
Time to say good buy
Pearl fishers duet
Oh mimi from boheme
Russell’s repertoire of the music theatre idiom is vast. All requests can be catered for no matter how rare the show, please enquire if the songs are more on the unusual side. A sample list of repertoire is below
All songs from les miserables including bring him home, empty chairs, stars, do you hear the people sing, master of the house. ( all the female songs can be adapted as well)
The Phantom of the opera. Music of the night and all I as of you and the title theme with soprano.
Rodgers and Hammerstein
Some enchanted evening
This nearly was mine
Younger than springtime
You got to be carefully taught
If I loved you
Oh what a beautiful morning
Surrey with the fringe on top
Learner and Loewe
All male songs from my fair lady
Come to me bend to me
How to handle a woman
If ever I would leave you.
The songs of Stephen sondheim, kurt Weill, Flanders and Swann and Tom Leher are also well within Russell’s repertoire.
All jazz standards for frank Sinatra, Robbie Williams swing when you are winning album.
Russell is able to make his own backing tracks to suit your event. Please enquire upon booking.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
Can always be flexible within an hour or so. Last minute changes ( one week or less) will incur extra travel costs in not convenient.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Yes I can provide classical background music if required. I am also able to source a DJ if required, this will be an extra charge.
How much time do you need to set up?
Under 100 guests 20 mins. Over 100 guests 1 hour
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Having worked in the industry for many years now, my repertoire is vast and I’m sure together we can craft the perfect set list. If a bespoke track is needed I am able to create this for a small charge.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes... I bring all my fully tested equipment.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
Yes, this can be involved in our Initial discussion.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£150|
|Up to 1 hour||£200|
|Up to 2 hours||£300|
|Up to 3 hours||£450|
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