An evening of opera arias performed live by baritone Kieran Rayner with Gamal Khamis on piano
presented by Helen Astrid
Tuesday 24 November
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Largo al factotum – Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)
Tutto è disposto… Aprite un po’ quegli occhi – Le Nozze di Figaro (Figaro)
Lieben, Hassen, Hoffen, Zagen – Ariadne auf Naxos (Harlekin)
Tu sei il cor di questo core – Giulio Cesare (Achilla)
Onegin’s aria Act 1, scene 3 – (sung in Russian) Eugene Onegin
Votre Toast – Carmen (Escamillo)
Programmes with translations will be sent out before the concert.
New Zealand born Kieran Rayner is a Garsington Opera Alvarez Young Artist and winner of the Sandbach prize 2019, an Independent Opera Fellow, Verbier Atélier Lyrique Artist, Samling Artist, and Britten Pears Young Artist. He won the Royal Overseas League Crashaw Prize for Outstanding Overseas Musician 2018. Concert highlights include Dare to Dream at the Royal Albert Hall (Garsington Opera, Hannah Conway); Serenade to Music at Buckingham Palace.
After gaining a degree in Mathematics at Imperial College London, accompanist Gamal Khamis completed his formal musical education at the Royal College of Music. He first performed at the Wigmore Hall at the age of ten, and has since appeared at most of the major U.K. concert halls, across Europe, North America and Australasia, and on BBC television and radio.
“Formidable keyboard skills”- The Times
“The performance was so remarkable” – The Telegraph