Michaela Betts

Composer

Michaela Betts


James Atherton

Composer

James Atherton


Classical Music Director

Carl Penlington-Williams


Adam P McCready

Sound Designer

Adam P McCready


Sarah Nelson

Librettist

& Script Writer

Sarah Nelson


Matt Chell

Set Designer

Matt Chell


Drew Baumohl

Lighting & Graphic Designer

Drew Baumohl


Rich Swainson

Media 

Rich Swainson


Illustrator

Hannah Lewis


Emma Cunniffe

Patron

Emma Cunniffe

 

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Carl Penlington-Williams - Classical Music Director

Carl studied at the Royal Northern College of Music (Orchestral Conducting, Accompaniment & Vocal studies)

 

His coaching includes:

*Private teaching practise of professional singers working with the national and   international opera companies.

*Academy of Performing Arts Geneva.

*Birmingham Conservatoire of Music.

*International Academy Dubai.

*Welsh international Opera School.

*Seville international Opera programme.

*Welsh International Academy of Voice.

*Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

 

Accompanist/Repetiteur for:                                                                                                             Dame Janet Baker-Masterclass

Dame Ann Evans-Masterclass

Rosalind Plowright –Coaching

Patricia O’Neill - Recitals and coaching sessions

Preston Opera – “Aida”

Royal Northern College of Music-master classes, recitals, concert work, student auditions and competitions. ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ (excerpts), ‘Pollecino’, ‘Die Zauberflote’

European Opera-Il Trovatore, La Boheme, Don Pasquale.

South Wales Opera – ‘La Boheme’

Television and radio work

Aberdeen Festival- "Cosi fan Tutte

Wilmslow Opera – “La Traviata”, “Eugene Onegin”, “Nabucco”

Regular coaching and recitals throughout Europe

John Fisher, WNO/Metropolitan Opera New York-Masterclass

Dennis O’Neill International Tenor-Masterclass

 

Conductor and Chorus Master:

*Bangkok Opera-“La Boheme”

*Tokyo Opera Japan-“Cosi fan tutte” ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’

*Opera Holland Park-“Don Pasquale” (Assistant Conductor to Maestro Richard Bonynge)

*Opera Holland Park- “La Wally”

*Conductor/Coach for the South Wales Opera School

*Assistant Conductor to Maestro Richard Bonynge for 80th Birthday Gala in London

*Bergamo-‘Il Turco in Italia’, ‘Cenerentola’ and Madama Butterfly

*Opera Holland Park – “Roberto Devereux”, Conducted by Maestro Richard Bonynge

*European Chamber Opera – “Cosi Fan Tutte”

*European Chamber Opera (Dubai) – “La Boheme”

*Birmingham Conservatoire of Music – Opera Scenes                

*Anghiari Opera Festival Italy – “La Boheme"

*Pisa-‘Norma’, ‘Roberto Devereux’

*Borbegoines Opera Festival France – “La Boheme”

*Streissberg Opera Germany- Don Giovanni

*BYO -"Cosi fan Tutte”

*BYO (assist) – "The Cunning Little Vixen" (Queen Elizabeth Hall)

*Buxton Festival Opera (Chorus Master)) – “Un Giorno di Regno”.

*City of Manchester Opera – “Rigoletto”, “Aida", “Turandot"

*Liverpool Metropolitan Opera – “Tosca”

*North West Opera and Opera 74 – “La Traviata”

*North West Opera and Wilmslow Opera – “Aida"

*Opera 74 – “Eugene Onegin”, “Carmen”, “Orfeo ed Euridice”, "Die Zauberflote"

*Preston Opera – “Il Trovatore”

*Wilmslow Opera – “Il Trovatore”, “Lucia di Lammermoor”, “Un Ballo in Maschera”

*Una Voce Liverpool – “Emilia di Liverpool”

 

Languages: Working Knowledge

Italian

German

French

 

Oratorio:

Handel - "Messiah" "Samson"

Mozart - "Requiem", "Coronation Mass", “Mass in C Minor"

Haydn - "Little Organ Mass" “Seasons,” “Missa Sancta Nicola”

Verdi- “Requiem”

Tippet- “Child of our Time”

 

Musical Theatre:

Musical Director- Lloyd Webber’s “Joseph” for Diamond Jubilee (BBC)

Musical Director-Musical Theatre Scenes Academy of Performing Arts Geneva

Music Director-Dinner Theatre Production London, Keyboard and arranger of music (2010-2017)

Medieval Banquet-Audition Pianist

Thursford-Audition Pianist

Piano Vocal Duo-Lounge Entertainment

National Youth Music Theatre of Wales-Vocal Coach “Sweet Charity”

RADA-Musical Director on the GEMS project in Dubai