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Photo: Rapael Neal

CN Lester

Voice Type:

Mezzo-Soprano

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English

Opera

Mercedes
Carmen (Bizet)
Glass Ceiling Opera
2018
Nerone
L'incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi)
Hampstead Garden Opera
2017
Dido
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
Ursula's Arrow, St John's Waterloo
2014
Romeo
I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Bellini)
Opera Undone
2014
Sorceress
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
Opera Alumnus
2014

Contemporary Opera

Thea
The Conifers (Joel Rust)
Jerwood Opera Open Sessions at Snape Maltings
2018
Psyche
Psyche (Alex Groves)
Tete a Tete Festival
2015
Ariel
They Heavily Vanish (Timothy Thornton)
Tete a Tete Festival
2015
Sgt Patrick
Returns (James Cave)
Rough for Opera, Cockpit Theatre
2015
Mezzo Soloist
Psyche, Locus (Alex Groves)
CLF Arts Cafe
2015
Mezzo Soloist
Locus (Alex Groves)
National Theatre
2014
Psyche
Psyche (Alex Groves)
Tete a Tete Festival
2014
Mezzo Soloist
Stupid Cupid (Sarah Dacey)
Tete a Tete Festival
2014
Ariel
They Heavily Vanish (Timothy Thornton)
Opera UpClose Flourish Showcase
2014

Oratorio/Concerts

Mezzo Soloist
Selected works (Barbara Strozzi)
United Nations, Bloomsbury Theatre
2017
Mezzo Soloist
Selected works (Barbara Strozzi & Claudio Monteverdi)
University of Huddersfield, HIP Festival
2016
Solo performance
Selected arias (Barbara Strozzi)
Brighton Early Music Festival
2015
Mezzo Soloist
Sacred works (Barbara Strozzi)
Waldbrook Music Trust
2015
Solo performance
Selected art song (Britten, Ireland, Vaughan Williams, Ives)
Neighbourhood Concerts
2015
Mezzo Soloist
Secular music of Barbara Strozzi (Strozzi)
Ursula's Arrow, St Peter's Vauxhall
2014
Mezzo Soloist
A Celebration of Barbara Strozzi (Strozzi)
Ursula's Arrow, Lumen URC
2014
Mezzo Soloist
Das Buch der hängenden Gärten (Schoenberg)
Schotts Music
2013

Various/Mixed

Solo performance
Newly commissioned vocal works (CN Lester)
Barbican Theatre
2018
Solo performance
New commissioned vocal works (CN Lester)
Barbican Theatre
2017
Solo performance
Newly commissioned vocal works (CN Lester)
Barbican Theatre
2016

Other

Mezzo-soprano ensemble
Timeless Tour (Goldie/Heritage Orchestra)
Festival Hall & Bristol Amphitheatre
2015
Mezzo-soprano ensemble
Timeless - new arrangement (Goldie/Heritage Orchestra)
Meltdown Festival, Festival Hall
2014

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert

Am I in Your Light? CN Lester March 2019 - 22:03:2019, 16.11

CN Lester 2018 1

Doctor of Philosophy, Performance and Performance Practice
University of Huddersfield, MuGI
2015–2018
MMus, Performance and Related Studies
Goldsmiths, University of London
2008–2009

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