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Gemma Summerfield


We are delighted to reveal that we have secured the young soprano Gemma Summerfield to launch the 2018-1019 season on Monday July 2nd next.

We are doubly delighted to be able to reveal that she will be one of the ten finalists (the only one from the UK) in the prestigious new Glyndebourne Opera Cup competition on Saturday March 24 (Sky Arts). The winner will receive a top prize of 15,000 and the guarantee of a professional role at one of the top international opera houses. The competition offers prizes for second place (10,000) and third place (7,500), along with an Audience Award and The Ginette Theano Prize for Most Promising Talent and Media prize (5,000 each).
Watch this space for the results.
The winner was American mezzo Samantha Hankey.For full information see

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Leeds Piano Festival
7.15 Howard Assembly Rooms, Leeds - A series of concerts by Allessio Bax, Lang Lang scholars, Sunwook Kim & Lars Vogt.
14 May - 22 May

Swaledale Festival 2018
On line booking from 26 March
26 May - 6 September

Harrogate Music Festival
General bookings from 22 March
17 June - 29 July

Northern Aldborough Festival
Include Charles Court Opera, Northern Sinfonia & Lucy Worsley
21 June - 30 June

Ryedale Festival
General bookings from 12 April
15 July - 29 July

Ripon International Festival
Includes Royal Northern Sinfonia and London Mozart Players
6 September - 6 October