Lesley Garrett - A Diva And A Piano
Join Britain’s most popular soprano for a delightful evening of song, reminiscences and chat. Accompanied by Anna Tilbrook, Lesley’s behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes will give audiences a unique insight into her life on the stage.
As well as performing on the opera and concert stage both in the UK and internationally, Lesley has recently returned to English National Opera for the world premiere production of Nico Muhly’s Marnie. In 2018 she appeared with WNO in another world premiere creating the role of Emcee in Rhonda Rips It Up!, based on the life of suffragette Margaret Haig Thomas (Lady Rhondda). 2018 also saw Lesley make her acting debut in a revised version of Patrick Barlow’s play, The Messiah for the National Theatre of Brent, on tour and in the West End. In the spring or 2019 she created another new role in ENO’s world premiere of Iain Bell’s opera, Jack the Ripper at the Coliseum.
A popular classically-trained singer who performs a wide range of material from the great operatic arias to songs from the Broadway and Hollywood musicals. 'A natural effervescent and powerhouse voice' (Financial Times).
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