Diary

2014

Details posted soon.

2013

Nov/Dec       Christmas in the Parlour  Tour

Oct 4/5/6     Residential Singing Club Course – Tregwynt, Pembrokeshire

Aug 21st       ‘Bum Notes and Sliding Scales’ – Newport Music Society

June 8/9      Wye, Oh! Wye – co-written by Pippa and Karl – Eight performances over two days.

May 25/26   Preliminary workshops / Wye, Oh! Wye

May 18/19   Preliminary workshops / Wye, Oh! Wye

May 4th        Private party, Usk, Monmouthshire

Feb 8/10      Singers Course – Operatic Ensembles, Sussex

2012

Dec 12th     Christmas in the Parlour – New Village Hall, Barcombe, East Sussex

Dec 11th     Christmas in the Parlour – Chepstow Castle Inn

Dec 9th       Christmas in the Parlour – Usk Memorial Hall, Monmouthshire

Dec  8th      Christmas in the Parlour – Gwaelod Y Garth, Cardiff

Dec 7th        Christmas in the Parlour – Catbrook, Monmouthshire

Dec 6th        Christmas in the Parlour – Gartholwg, Wales

Dec 5th        Christmas in the Parlour – Chepstow, Monmouthshire

Nov 24th      Christmas in the Parlour – Caldicot Choir Hall, Caldicot, Monmouthshire

Oct 5-7th      Course – Singing Club, Port Eynon, Swansea

Sept 9th        Private party, London

Aug 4th        Private party, East Sussex

July 7th         Opera at the Pant, in aid of Maggie’s Cancer Care Centres, Abergavenny

July 1st         Bum Notes and Sliding Scales, Chepstow Castle, Chepstow Festival

June 30th      Short performances throughout the day – Bleanavon Festival.

June 29th      Bum Notes and Sliding Scales, Berwyn Centre, Bridgend

June 16th      Bum Notes and Sliding Scales, Gwaelod Y Garth, Cardiff

May 20th      Private party, London

Feb 23rd      SkyArts One ‘Book Show’, Pippa and Karl perform ‘What the Dickens’

Feb 10th      Bum Notes and Sliding Scales, Vera Fletcher Hall, Thames Ditton

Feb 8th        Bum Notes and Sliding Scales, Gartholwg Theatre, Rhondda

Feb 1st         Recording ‘What the Dickens’ on SkyArts Book Show (Sky One)

2011

Dec 24th       Lowering the Tone, St Pierre Hotel, Chepstow, Monmouthshire

Dec 16th       Bum Notes and Sliding Scales, Llangwm, Pembrokeshire

Dec 15th       Christmas in the Parlour, Usk Memorial Hall, Monmouthshire

Dec 14th       Christmas in the Parlour, Chepstow Castle Inn, Chepstow, Monmouthshire

Dec 13th       Christmas in the Parlour performances – Dylan Thomas birthplace, Swansea

Dec 2nd        Christmas in the Parlour, St.Peter’s, Swansea

Nov 18th       Karl performs on ‘Desert Island Discs’, BBC Radio 4

Oct 13-16      Singing Club Course, Tregwynt, Pembrokeshire

Oct 9, 23, 30th Singers Course – Don Giovanni, Le Nozze di Figaro, Barcombe, East Sussex

Sept 4th         Bum Notes and Sliding Scales, Raglan Castle, Gwent

August 25th   Bum Notes and Sliding Scales, Newport Arts Society

August 7th     Bum Notes and Sliding Scales – SkyFest, Edinburgh – private party

August 7th     SkyRide / Manchester / Operaplayhouse singers

August 5th     Concert for “Riding for the Disabled’ , Oakwood Park, Sussex

July 31st         Private party, Holland Park, London

July 17th        Bum Notes and Sliding Scales – SkyFest, London – private party

July 8th          Bum Notes and Sliding Scales, Aylesbury Festival

July 3rd          SkyRide / Birmingham / Operaplayhouse singers

June 24th       Private party, London

May 26th       The Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts – for Sky Arts

June 5th                     “                      “                      “

May 22nd      Songs from the Potting Shed, Beaford Arts – Winsford Trust, Devon

May 21st        Songs from the Potting Shed,     “          “     Eggesford Garden Centre, Devon

May 20th       Songs from the Potting Shed,      “         “      Woollacombe Village Hall, Devon

March 12th   ‘Words by the Water’, Cumbrian Literature Festival – for Sky Arts

Mar 13th               “                          “                      “

Mar 12th       Private party, West Sussex

Mar 5/6th      Bath Literature Festival – for Sky Arts

Feb 26/27th     “        “              “                 “

Feb 12th        Private party, Lincoln

Jan 22nd        Private party, Forest Row, Sussex

2010

Dec 28th        Christmas in the Parlour, Private party, Hereford

Dec 20th        Christmas in the Parlour, Bill’s, Lewes

Dec 12th        Christmas in the Parlour, Chelsea Arts Club

Dec 9th          Christmas in the Parlour, Usk, Monmouthshire

Dec 8th          Christmas in the Parlour, Drill Hall, Chepstow

Dec 7th          Christmas in the Parlour, Tondu Art Society, Bridgend, Mid Glam

Dec 4th          Christmas in the Parlour, Fishguard Arts Society, Tregwynt Mansions

Nov 12th        Bum Notes and Sliding Scales – Llanelli District Music and Drama Club

Oct 16/17       The Times Cheltenham Literary Festival – for Sky Arts

Oct   9/10          “     “             “               “           “               “

Oct 2/3rd        Singers Course – ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Britten – Lewes, East Sussex

Sept 25/26th        “         “                      “             “            “          “

Sept 25th        Private party, Brighton

Aug 14th        Proms in the Park, Oakwood Park, Maresfield, Nr Uckfield, East Sussex

Aug 1st          Sky Sundays – The Magical Menagerie – Milton Keynes International Festival

July 18th        Sky Sundays – The Magical Menagerie – Milton Keynes International Festival

July 3rd          Private party, Thames Ditton

July 2nd         Bum Notes and Sliding Scales – Petertide Festival, Swansea

June 23rd       Opera al Fresco – Chepstow Festival

May 27th –     The Guardian Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts – for Sky Arts

June 6th                    “                     “                  “

April 28th      Education/schools – Mayfield Festival, Sussex

Feb 22-29th   Kijani Festival 2010, Kenya

2009

Dec 24th        Lowering the Tone – St Pierre Hotel, Monmouthshire

Dec 20th        Christmas in the Parlour – Bill’s Grocery Store, Lewes, Sussex

Dec 19th        Chepstow Male Voice Choir, Chepstow

Dec 5th          Christmas in the Parlour – Catbrook, Monmouthshire

Dec 4th          Christmas in the Parlour – Workmans Hall, Bleanavon

Oct 30th         Operetta Concert, OPH Company of Singers, Civic Theatre, Aylesbury

Oct 23rd         Songs from the Potting Shed – Thames Ditton

Oct 18th         Bum Notes and Sliding Scales – Llanwrtyd Wells

Sept 24th       Bum Notes and Sliding Scales – Pythouse Farm, Wiltshire

Sept 24th       Smallest Opera House in the World, Pythouse Farm, Wiltshire

Sept 19th       Fairy Queen – OPH Company of Singers, Godolphin School, Wiltshire

Sept 12/13th  Smallest Opera House in the World, Cordell Festival, Blaenavon

Aug 9th          Songs from the Potting Shed – Monmouthshire

July 2nd         Songs from the Potting Shed – Llangwm, Pembrokeshire

June 26th       Songs from the Potting Shed – St Peter’s Church, Swansea

June 13th       Private party – Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

June 12th       Private party – Bath, Somerset

 

Kijani Festival Kenya – Feb 26th to March 7th

Magic Flute – OPH Company of Singers, Fort Jesus, Mombasa

Access to Arias – Fort Jesus, Mombasa

Bum Notes and Sliding Scales – British High Commission, Nairobi

Great Classsics concert, Nairobi Arboretum

Magic Flute – OPH Company of Singers, Nairobi Arboretum

Workshops with HIV/AIDS orphanages

2008

Dec 24th       Lowering the Tone, St Pierre Hotel, Monmouthshire

Christmas in the parlour performances:

Dec 22nd      Bill’s Grocery Store, Lewes, Sussex

Dec 20th       Croft Hall, Hungerford

Dec 20th       Funtingdon Music Club, Chichester University Chapel

Ded 18th       Operaplaymates Christmas Concert/party, Afon Gwy, Cheptow

Dec 17th       Fishguards Arts Society, Tregwynt Mansion, Castlemorris

Dec 16th       Bridgend, mid Glamorgan

Dec 14th       Penyffordd, Mold, Chester, North Wales

Dec 13th       Letterston, Fishguard, Pembs

Dec 12th       Llanwrtyd Wells, Carmarthenshire

Dec 11th       De Valance Pavillion, Tenby, Pembrokeshire

Dec 9th         Abertillery, Gwent

Dec 8th         Blaenau, Gwent

Dec 6th         Penmaen, The Gower

Dec 5th         Drill Hall, Chepstow, Monmouthshire

Dec 4th         Bishton Hall, Magor

Nov 30th       Lowering the Tone, Usk, Monmouthshire

Nov 29th       Christmas in the Parlour – St Peters Church, Langland Bay, Swansea

Oct 31st        Halloween Event, Caldicot Castle

Sept 3rd        Lowering the Tone – Drill Hall, Chepstow

Aug 31st       Bum Notes and Sliding Scales – Usk Castle, Monmouthshire

July 25th       Bum Notes and Sliding Scales – Drill Hall, Chepstow

July 19th       Fairy Queen – Civic Theatre, Aylesbury, Oxfordshire

July 13th       Fairy Queen – Drill Hall, Chepstow

July 11/12th  Fairy Queen performances at Tregwynt, Pembrokeshire

July 5-13th    Singers Course – Fairy Queen – Tregwynt, Pembrokeshire

July 4th         Opera Gala Chittoe, Seend, Wiltshire

June26/27th  Magic Flute – Rhosygilwen Arts Centre, Pembrokeshire

June              Tour of Songs from the Potting Shed

2007

Nov-Dec       Christmas in the Parlour – Tour of South England and Wales

Sept              Magic Flute – Aylesury Civic Theatre

July               Magic Flute – vocal course and Pembrokeshire perfromances

May-Aug       Smallest Opera House in the World! – Tour of South England and Wales

March            East Sussex primary and secondary school project

2006

Dec              Christmas in the Parlour Tour, England and Wales

Aug              Private party – 50th Wedding Celebration

June-Aug     Access All Arias – Tour – Wales and S. England

July              Lovebox Weekender Festival

May              Mayfield Festival – Hansel and Gretel – East Sussex Primary School project

March          Audition presentation Course

Feb              Operatic Scenes course with guest tutor, Phillip Thomas (ENO)

2005

Nelson and Emma, Island of Nevis, Caribbean

The Royal Albert Hall for the Tsunami Relief Fund

Dido and Aeneas and Nelson and Emma in Andalucia, Spain

BBC – Documentary about Operaplayhouse screened in November