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Thursday Lunchtime Concert – soprano Naomi Kilby/pianist Elspeth Wilkes

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Join us for an exciting vocal recital of Naomi Kilby and Elspeth Wilkes!

Soprano Naomi Kilby trained at Birmingham Conservatoire and Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest. She has been a regular chorister at Opera Holland Park since 2009, undertaking several comprimario roles including First Bridesmaid in their 2021 production of Le Nozze Di Figaro. She also works regularly with their Inspire team offering outreach recitals and workshops. Naomi also performs with Lost Chord Dementia Charity, and is the founding producer of Opera Alegría, most recently singing Pamina in their production of The Magic Flute. As a recitalist, Naomi has performed in the UK and across Europe, most recently with Fred Olsen Cruises, travelling to Spain, Morocco & Portugal. This summer, Naomi will perform with Opera Holland Park in their productions of Rigolettoand Hansel & Gretel, and with Opera Alegría as Aurore in Massenet’s The Portrait of Manon.



Born in Leigh-on-sea, Essex, pianist Elspeth Wilkes studied at King’s College, London, Trinity College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music. She has performed at the Royal Opera House; the Royal Albert Hall; St Martin-in-the-Fields; several West End theatres as well as performing recitals in Spain, Portugal, France and South Africa. Elspeth has performed at the Ravenna festival, Italy, the Edinburgh Festival and the Dublin  Theatre Festival winning the ‘Oscar’ award for performance. She has worked with BBC Wales, Royal Ballet, Royal Shakespeare Company and Southbank Sinfonia and has worked as repetiteur/musical director with Opera up Close, Opera Brava, Kings Head Opera, HGO, Merry Opera Company and Opera de Bauge. Elspeth is the conductor of Thurrock Choral Society and assistant conductor of Barnes Choir and Putney Choral Society. She is also a member of the Bridgetower Ensemble. In her spare time, Elspeth is a keen quizzer and has appeared on TV on Mastermind, The Chase, Countdown and The Weakest Link!



April 20
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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