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Isobel cv photoInternational touring, concerts and recordings with the following ensembles:

  • Wren Singers; Oxford Camerata; Campion Singers; Cappella Nova; Finzi Singers;
    The Clerks of Oxenford; Regent Chamber Choir; Holst Singers; Oxford Philomusica; Magnificat.
  • Neue Vokalsolisten Stuttgart; Il Concerto Vocale; Heinrich Isaac Ensemble;
    Schola Heidelberg (Germany).
  • Les Arts Florissants; La Chappelle Royale (France).
  • Collegium Vocale (Belgium).
  • Luminatus.

Solo Repertoire includes:

  • Monteverdi Vespers in St John’s Smith Square with the Holst Singers and the Parley of Instruments.
  • Faure - Requiem, Britten Rejoice in the Lamb, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall with the Wren Orchestra.
  • Vaughan Williams - Mass in G minor at St John’s, Smith Square and on BBC Radio 3.
  • Bach: St John Passion, Mass in B minor, Mass in A major.
  • Haydn - Nelson Mass, Handel: Messiah, Acis & Galitea, Pergolesi - Stabat Mater.
  • Mozart: Requiem, Mass in C Minor.
  • Numerous recitals with lutenist Lynda Sayce of sixteenth and seventeenth century music. (Dowland, Purcell, Airs de Cours etc).
  • Chamber music recitals directed by John Beckett (Bach, Telemann, Monteverdi, Carissimi, Purcell).
  • Dramatic performances of Elizabethan music and poetry with ensemble Charivari Agreable.
  • Numerous recitals of contemporary music, including first performances and commissioned works.
  • Last Night of the Proms with Vernon Yates and the Band of the Royal Logistic Corps.

 


Recordings as Soloist:

  • Holst: The Evening Watch and other Choral Music. Hyperion 1989. Recently re-released on the Helios label. CDH55170.
  • Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor and Elgar Part Songs. Unicorn Kanchana 1992. Recently re-released on Regis. RRC1135.

Opera/ Musical repertoire includes:

  • Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute for Blackheath Opera.
  • Madwoman in Aventures & Nouvelles Aventures (Ligeti), for Schauburg Theatre, Karlsruhe and Bonn Opera.
  • Cupid in Venus and Adonis and Nature in Cupid and Death (dir. Jack Edwards).
    and The Indian Queen at the Oxford Playhouse for OU Opera.

Musical Director:

  • Ten Years of Freedom by Anna Beattie at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith (dir. Nancy Duiguid).

Radio:

  • BBC Daily Service Singer 1989-1993

Teaching:

  • The Voice Studio, Reading. Teacher and workshop leader.
  • Newbury College, Berkshire. “Unlock Your Voice” and “Vocal Masterclass” courses for adults.
  • The Voice Studio, Marlborough. Founder and principal teacher/workshop leader.
  • Institut fur Musiktheater, Staatliche Hochschule fur Musik, Karlsruhe.
  • Korperdispositionstraining Schauburg Theatre, and Konzerthaus, Karlsruhe. Coaching on productions.
  • The Voice Workshop, London. Voice and bodywork teacher/workshop leader.
  • Big Wheel Theatre Company. Theatre In Education tours.

Education and Training:

  • Hertford College University of Oxford - MA(Hons) - Jurisprudence.
    Studied privately with Morag Noble, Elaine Pearce & John Beckett
    .
  • Royal College of Music - ARCM(PG) in Early Music, studying with Margaret Cable, Nigel Rogers and Emma Kirkby.
  • The Voice Workshop - apprenticed as voice/bodywork teacher.
  • Arts Educational London School, The Acting Company - Diploma in Acting.



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