Upcoming Events

Still to come…


15th-16th March: Orpheus in the Underworld St John’s Church, Notting Hill, 7.30pm

Lisa takes on the role of Public Opinion in Opera Integra’s production of Orpheus in the Underworld. A satirical and hilarious take on the Orpheus legend to be performed in English.

Ticket details to follow.

29th March: Trinity Laban Postgraduate Opera Scenes, Blackheath Halls, 7.30pm

Scenes include Elektra by Richard Strauss, Idomeneo by Mozart and Iphgenie en Aulide by Gluck.

6th June: PG Artist Diploma Major Recital, ORNC Chapel, Greenwuch 3.15pm

Lisa’s final recital of the PG Artist Diploma takes place in the Old Royal Naval College Chapel in Greenwich, programme to be announced shortly. Entry is free

22nd July-5th August: Idomeneo, Rigoletto, and Orfeé aux enfers Opera de Baugé, Pays de Loire, France

Lisa will be joining the Opera de Baugé chorus for these three productions:

Idomeneo: 22nd, 28th July, 3rd August

Orpheé aux enfers: 26th, 27th July, 2nd August

Rigoletto: 29th July, 1st, 4th August

For more information visit the Opera de Baugé website.


10th-11th August: Tell One, Forget One,  Tête à Tête Opera Festival, RADA Studios, 7.05pm 

Every-one has stories. Stories they’d like to remember and stories they’d like to forget. One woman in particular is trying to forget a lifetime’s worth. (“There was this guy and this girl. That’s one story”). A serio-comic piece of physical theatre and miscommunication for voice, piano and electronics.

Music & Words | Kevin Jones, arranged by Desmond Clarke

Director | Lisa J Coates

Mezzo Soprano | Lisa J Coates

Piano | Nicole Johnson

Electronics | Desmond Clarke


18th August: National Opera Studio Short Course Final Concert, NOS time tbc

The culmination of an intensive five days at the National Opera Studio, in Wandsworth, London. Students showcase the work they have done during the week.

29th August: PG Artist Diploma Major Recital, ORNCC, Greenwich 11.15am

Open to the public, this recital program is the culmination of the PG Artist Diploma at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Repertoire includes Massenet, Berlioz, Britten, Rodrigo, Bogdanovic, Casanova, Marsh, Brahms and Mascagni.

11th September: Jimmy, Blackheath Halls, 3pm

Premiere of a new work by Anandi Casanova, based on James Joyce’s The Dubliners, with the Casanova Ensemble.

17th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 25th November: The Rake’s Progress, Wilton’s Music Hall. time 7.30pm (except 20th – 7pm)

OperaGlass Works led by Selina Cadell premiere their first production, one of the great operas of the 20th century. Stravinsky’s collaboration with WH Auden and Chester Kallman was inspired by Hogarth’s paintings of a young man’s fall from grace.
As Tom Rakewell abandons true love for the excitement of the city he soon finds himself in the company of the devil. Set in the 18th century, using conventions of opera from that time, the story explores human choice and its limitations.

Singers include:
Robert Murray
Susanna Hurrell
David Soar
Ben Johnson

Trinity Laban

Southbank Sinfonia

Conductor: Laurence Cummmings