St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

The Leading Ladies

Thursday, 5 January at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

The Leading Ladies

Catrin Lewis – soprano
Suzi Saperia – soprano
Rosemary Clifford – mezzo-soprano
Louisa Lam - piano

Henry Purcell

If music be the food of love

Trad. arr. M Neaum

The water of Tyne

Trad arr. Funk

Shenandoah

Gabriel Fauré

Après un rêve

Les roses d'Ispahan

Cole Porter

I've got you under my skin

In the still of the night

Edward Rhys-Harry arr. L Lam

Gweddi'r Arglwydd (The Lord's Prayer)

Arthur Sullivan

The long day closes

The Leading Ladies bring together the musical passions of four extremely talented graduates from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. The Leading Ladies have an enthusiasm to entertain as they perform high-calibre cross-style vocal and piano arrangements suitable for every possible performance occasion.

The Ladies, Catrin Lewis (soprano), Suzi Saperia (soprano), Rosemary Clifford (mezzo-soprano) and Louisa Lam (piano) have all completed postgraduate training at one of the world's leading conservatoires and performed in some of the most prestigious concert venues throughout Britain and Europe, from Bridgewater Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, and Wigmore Hall to Rouén Opéra in Normandy, Auditori Winterthur in Barcelona and Palacio Real de la Almudaina in Palma. You can also catch these talented musicians performing regularly with opera companies up and down the country, including Grange Park Opera, Garsington Opera, Classical Opera, Opera Anywhere, Opera UpClose, Hampstead Garden Opera and Ryedale Festival Opera.

As an ensemble they work for Live Music Now and were named as Cooper Hall emerging artists for 2014. They have performed at venues across the UK including St James's Church Piccadilly and Kings Place, and they appeared as part of the 2015 Cambridge Music Festival.

The Leading Ladies bring together the musical passions of four extremely talented graduates from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. The Leading Ladies have an enthusiasm to entertain as they perform high-calibre cross-style vocal and piano arrangements suitable for every possible performance occasion. As an ensemble they work for Live Music Now and were named as Cooper Hall emerging artists for 2014. They have performed at venues across the UK including St James's Church Piccadilly and Kings Place, and they appeared as part of the 2015 Cambridge Music Festival. With their wide ranging and eclectic repertoire, The Leading Ladies give memorable performances that delight audiences of all ages.

For more information please visit www.leadingladies.org.uk