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Selected upcoming engagements

March 2018, Month of Autistic Bedtimes (working title) (Cheryl Frances-Hoad )
Recording for new album. Champs Hill.

http://cherylfranceshoad.co.uk

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February 2018, Pierrot Lunaire (Schoenberg )
The Royal Military Chapel (The Guards Chapel), Birdcage Walk, London.

http://www.householddivision.org.uk/guards-chapel

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November 2017, Brothers in Spirit (Britten/Poulenc )
RIAS Kammerchor. Philharmonie Berlin, Kammermusiksaal, Berlin.

http://www.rias-kammerchor.de

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Past engagements

September 2017, In The Steppes of Sápmi (Neilson, Gudmundsen-Holmgreen )
Nordic Music Days, for EXAUDI. Royal Festival Hall, London

https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/117854-friday-lunch-steppes-sapmi-2017

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September 2017, Pret à Chanter (Loré Lixenberg )
PRET A CHANTER is a real time opera. A café in which no speaking is allowed. Eat, drink, sing! Concept by Loré Lixenberg. Performers: Loré Lixenberg, Elise Lorraine, Natalie Raybould, Richard Thomas, Héloïse Werner. Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin.

http://www.lorelixenberg.net

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September 2017, Gah Sho (Pete Wyre )
Workshop of new work. Jerwood Space, London

http://jerwoodspace.co.uk

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August 2017, The Conifers (Joel Rust )
Workshops for new opera, as part of the Jerwood Opera Writing Fellowship. For Snape Maltings

http://snapemaltings.co.uk

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August 2017, Twenty Years of Tête à Tête: Score! (Strauss/tba)
Gala performance to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Tête à Tête. Part of the Tête à Tête Opera Festival.

http://www.tete-a-tete.org.uk/event/tete-a-tete/

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August 2017, The Cry of the Double Bass (Sebastiano Dessanay )
The role of Boy. As part of Tête à Tête's tenth Opera Festival. RADA, London

http://www.tete-a-tete.org.uk/event/the-cry-of-the-double-bass/

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July 2017, Untitled (Pete Wyre )
Workshops for new music theatre piece. Collaboration between playwright Mia Chung and Pete Wyre. Unicorn Theatre London.

http://www.unicorntheatre.com

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May 2017, Pret a Chanter (Lore Lixenberg )
PRET A CHANTER is a real time opera. A café in which no speaking is allowed. Eat, drink, sing! Concept by Lore Lixenberg. Dalston, London

http://lorelixenberg.net

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April 2017, Threnos (Emily Howard )
Showcase workshop for new chamber opera, Aldeburgh Productions. Director Dan Ayling. London

http://www.emilyhoward.com

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March 2017, Pret a Chanter (Lore Lixenberg )
PRET A CHANTER is a real time opera. A café in which no speaking is allowed. Eat, drink, sing! Concept by Lore Lixenberg. The Yard, Hackney Wick.

http://www.eventbu.com/london/pret-chanter/1437723

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February 2017, The Book of Pictures (John Hopkins )
Song cycle, with Cambridge University New Music Ensemble. West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge.

http://www.cums.org.uk/events/event/new-music-ensemble-with-mark-anthony-turnage/

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November 2016, FAMA (Beat Furrer)
November 2016, FAMA (Beat Furrer)
September 2016, Festival de Royaumont (Various Composers)
Voix Nouvelles Royaumont, Festival de Royaumont 2016. Workshop and concert of new works. For EXAUDI. Abbaye de Royaumont, France.

http://www.exaudi.org.uk

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March 2016, Yesterday Tomorrow (Annie Dorsen )
Tour of Yesterday Tomorrow. For Berliner Festspiele.

http://tinyurl.com/BerlinerFestspieleYesTo

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March 2016, Star Me Kitten (Alexander Schubert)
For soundinitiative. Kammer Klang, London.

http://www.kammerklang.co.uk/8-March

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February 2016, Star Me Kitten (Alexander Schubert)
For soundinitiative. Unerhoerte Musik, Berlin. Also performing Michael Beil, Belle nuit

http://www.unerhoerte-musik.de/Dienstag_7.html

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January 2016, Yesterday Tomorrow (Annie Dorsen )
Tour of Yesterday Tomorrow. For COIL Festival. New York

http://lamama.org/coil-2016-yesterday-tomorrow/

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December 2015, Yesterday Tomorrow (Annie Dorsen)
November 2015, Yesterday Tomorrow (Annie Dorsen )
November 2015, Yesterday Tomorrow (Annie Dorsen )
November 2015, Yesterday Tomorrow (Annie Dorsen )
October 2015, Yesterday Tomorrow (Annie Dorsen )
October 2015, Pleasure (Mark Simpson )
September 2015, Yesterday Tomorrow (Annie Dorsen)
June 2015, Yesterday Tomorrow (Annie Dorsen)
For the Holland Festival. World premiere. Muziekgebouw aan't IJ

http://www.hollandfestival.nl/en/program/2015/yesterday-tomorrow/

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March 2015, HARAWI (Messiaen)
Also demonstration lecture on HARAWI with Jane Manning OBE. Part of the Philharmonia Orchestra City of Light: Paris 1900-1950 Festival. University Concert Hall, Cardiff University.

http://www.philharmonia.co.uk/

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March 2015, Lullaby (Natalie Raybould)
Belfast Children's Festival, Ireland. Co-produced with Polka Theatre

http://www.belfastchildrensfestival.com

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January 2015, Yesterday Tomorrow (Annie Dorsen)
Rehearsal workshops for Yesterday Tomorrow. Berlin

http://www.anniedorsen.com

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September 2014, Anna Nicole (Mark-Anthony Turnage)
Cousin Shelley (cover). Royal Opera House, London.

http://www.roh.org.uk/productions/anna-nicole-by-richard-jones

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July 2014, They Came Back (Martin Ward)
Sue. Recorded role. Premiering at the 2014 Tête-a-Tête Opera Festival

http://www.tete-a-tete.org.uk/came-back/

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May-August 2014, Skitterbang Island (Martin Ward/Phil Porter)
Marie/Arnie the Snow Stoat. Revival of puppeted opera for children. Residencies at Little Angel Theatre and Polka Theatre.

http://www.skitterbangisland.com

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February 2014, Workshop (Various Composers)
Soprano for ensemble Plus-Minus. Workshop of undergraduate composition at City University, London.

http://www.plusminusensemble.com/

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December 2013, ANON (Errollyn Wallen)
Girl 1. Workshop for Welsh National Opera Max.

http://www.wno.org.uk

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November 2013, Sounding the View (Claudia Molitor)
Concerts for Tate Britain's "Housewarming" to launch the opening of new gallery spaces plus the collection re-hang. Also leading an extended vocal techniques workshop as part of the accompanying course From Landscape to Soundscape. For EXAUDI. Tate Britain, London.

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/courses-and-workshops/landscape-soundscape

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October 2013, Two Weeks of Autistic Bedtimes (Cheryl Frances-Hoad)
Moving and puppetry workshop at Little Angel Theatre. For Opera North.

http://operanorth.co.uk

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October 2013, Sailing to the marvellous (Cheryl Frances-Hoad)
Soprano soloist. Cantata for soprano soloist, choir, 100-strong children's choir, community choir, trumpet and organ to be performed at Bridlington Priory, Bridlington. Libretto by Adam Strickson. World premiere.

http://www.priory900.org/events/cantata-bridlington/

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October 2013, Found (Stuart Estell)
Soprano for an evening of music and poetry to celebrate National Poetry Day. St. Edmund Hall, Oxford.

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September 2013, Workshops (Amble Skuse)
Soprano for week long exploration. Cove Park, Scotland.

http://www.ambleskuse.net/

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September 2013, In Wonderland (Stephen Mark Barchan)
Queen of Hearts. For Colourscape 2013. Clapham Common, London.

http://www.stephenmarkbarchan.co.uk/

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July 2013, Two Weeks of Autistic Bedtimes (Cheryl Frances-Hoad)
Workshop of opera. For Opera North.

http://operanorth.co.uk

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June 2013, Numbers 76-80: Tristan und Isolde (Philip Venables)
As part of Fight Music, a concert of works by Philip Venables. LSO St. Lukes.

http://philipvenables.com/2013/05/10/fight-music-30-june-st-lukes-8/

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June 2013, The Fizz (Martin Ward/Phil Porter)
Soprano soloist, presentation for W11's 2013 opera The Fizz.

http://www.w11opera.org/

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May 2013, Siren Song (Ben Glasstone)
Recording of Siren Song for The Odyssey. Polka Theatre.

http://www.polkatheatre.com/whats-on/the-odyssey

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May 2013, Lullaby (Natalie Raybould)
Devised, composed and performed by Natalie. Interactive music theatre for babies up to 12 months and their parents. A co-production with Polka for the Adventure Theatre. Directed by Jo Belloli, designed by Emily Austen.

http://www.polkatheatre.com/whats-on/lullaby

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January 2013, The January Sessions #1 (Anna Meredith/ ORE)
Guest artist. Moshi Moshi presents the January Sessions #1 with Anna Meredith and ORE. Servant Jazz Quarters, London.

http://soundcloud.com/oretubadoom/ore-natalie-raybould-moshi-moshi#play

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January 2013, Ostranenie (Alex Hills)
As part of The Music of Making Strange - works by Alex Hills. Cafe OTO, London. Premiere.

http://www.cafeoto.co.uk/the-music-of-making-strange-alex-hills.shtm

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January 2013, Ostranenie (Alex Hills)
December 2012, Bravo Figaro! (Mark Thomas/Verdi)
Soprano soloist for Bravo Figaro! by Mark Thomas. Leicester Square Theatre, London.

http://markthomasinfo.co.uk

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November 2012, Silver Swan (Paul Clark)
Installation piece for Clod Ensemble. Turbine Hall, Tate Modern London.

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/music-and-live-performance/silver-swan

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November 2012, Opera workshop (Julian Grant)
Singer for workshops exploring the role of puppetry in opera, as part of the Puppet Centre's Puppetry in Opera event. Led by Bill Bankes-Jones and Chris Pirie.

http://www.puppetcentre.org.uk/develop/puppetry-opera/

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November 2012, Lullaby (Natalie Raybould)
Participant in Early Arts' Unconference 2012, showcasing Lullaby and performing at the Tea Party.

http://www.earlyarts.co.uk/training/unconference-2012-contributors

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November 2012, Song Recital (Pierre-Yves Macé)
With L'Instant Donné. Nogent-Sur Marne, Paris. For Scène Watteau as part of Festival D'Automne 2012.

http://www.festival-automne.com/pierre-yves-mace-show1550.html

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November 2012, Song Recital (Pierre-Yves Macé)
With L'Instant Donné. Bouffes du Nord Theatre. For Festival D'Automne à Paris. Premiere. Also to be broadcast by France Musique.

http://www.festival-automne.com/pierre-yves-mace-spectacle1550.html

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October 2012, Carmen (Martin Ward)
Research and development week for Little Angel Theatre. Director Pete Glanville.

http://www.littleangeltheatre.com/lat/

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September 2012, Lullaby (Natalie Raybould)
Workshop days for Lullaby, a co-production with Polka Theatre.

http://www.polkatheatre.com

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July-August 2012, Dr. Quimpugh's Compendium of Peculiar Afflictions (Martin Ward)
Crispina Philomena Crackweazel/ Signora Jimenez/Goosey John. Revival for Petersham Playhouse. London preview, followed by a residency at Summerhall Main Hall (Venue 26) as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

http://www.edfringe.com/whats-on/musicals-and-operas/dr-quimpugh-s-compendium-of-peculiar-afflictions

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December 2011 - July 2012, Two Weeks of Autistic Bedtimes (Cheryl Frances-Hoad)
Workshops and development of the opera, libretto by Stuart Murray (Professor of Contemporary Literatures and Film at the University of Leeds), to explore representation and negativity of labelling of autism. Supported by Opera North.

http://www.operanorth.co.uk/

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June-July 2012, Amy's Last Dive (Cheryl Frances-Hoad)
Amy Johnson. Commissioned by Wingbeats as part of Yorkshire 2012 Cultural Olympiad. Premiere.

http://www.imoveand.com/event/amys-dive-brid/

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June 2012, Momentarily Lost (C J Mahony)
April 2012, You Promised Me Everything Last Night (Cheryl Frances-Hoad)
Recording for Frances-Hoad disc of vocal and choral works. Champs Hill Records. Due for release early 2013.

http://cherylfranceshoad.co.uk

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April-May 2012, The Silver Swan (Paul Clark)
Workshop sessions for Clod Ensemble. Turbine Hall, Tate Modern London.

http://www.clodensemble.com/

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February - March 2012, The World of Lullabies of the World (Workshops)
Workshop series on lullabies. Bologna, Italy. Part of Visioni 2012.

http://www.smallsize.org/

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February, March 2012, Amy's Last Dive (Cheryl Frances-Hoad)
Workshops and showings of Amy's Last Dive. Opera North.

http://www.cherylfranceshoad.co.uk

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October 2011, An Anatomie in Four Quarters (Paul Clark)
Extreme Aria. For Clod Ensemble, commissioned by Sadler's Wells. Premiere.

http://www.sadlerswells.com/show/Clod-Ensemble-An-Anatomie-in-Four-Quarters

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September 2011, Dr. Quimpugh's Compendium of Peculiar Afflictions (Martin Ward)
Crispina Philomena Crackweazel/ Goosey John. Chamber opera commissioned by Petersham Playhouse. Premiere.

http://www.petershamplayhouse.com/drquimpugh.html

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August 2011, Telling the Stories of our Time (Errollyn Wallen)
Henry King. Composer Errollyn Wallen talks about the making of her eleven operas, with live musical extracts.

http://www.tete-a-tete.org.uk/telling-the-stories-of-our-time/

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August 2011, Six Word Operas II (many composers (!))
Warehouse Ensemble revisits their acclaimed format - short operas using only six words apiece - for Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival 2011. Natalie will sing all the soprano roles.

http://www.tete-a-tete.org.uk/six-word-operas-2/

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August 2011, Brunch (Max Charles Davies)
Sue. Pop-up opera for Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival 2011. Premiere.

http://www.tete-a-tete.org.uk/brunch/

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June 2011, Opera workshop (Opera North)
Workshopping of an opera (title tbc), chaired by Stuart Murray (Professor of Contemporary Literatures and Film at the University of Leeds), to explore representation and negativity of labelling of autism.

http://www.operanorth.co.uk/

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May 2011, As In Waking Dream (Various Composers)
New music and poetry written as a response to Schumann's Frauenliebe und Leben, curated by composer and DARE Cultural Fellow Cheryl Frances-Hoad. Howard Assembly Room, Leeds.

http:///www.dareyou.org.uk/index.html

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May 2011, Aster Lieder (Stefano Gervasoni)
With L’Instant Donné. For Wittener Tage für Neue Kammermusik 2011, Germany. Premiere.

http://www.instantdonne.net/?q=content/witten-mai-2011

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March 2011, Cautionary Tales (Errollyn Wallen)
February 2011 - March 2011, Anna Nicole (Mark-Anthony Turnage)
Cousin Shelley (cover). Royal Opera House, London. Premiere.

http://www.roh.org.uk/annanicole

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November 2010, Cautionary Tales (Errollyn Wallen)
Opera North. Development workshops, with presentations in Leeds and London.

http://www.operanorth.co.uk/events/cautionary-tales/

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October 2010, Vocal Technique for Puppeteers (Workshop Leader)
September 2010, The Tempest (Shakespeare)
Ariel. Research and Development workshop presentations for the Royal Shakespeare Company and Little Angel Theatre.

http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/tempest/

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July 2010 - August 2010, Skitterbang Island (Martin Ward)
Marie/Arnie the Snow Stoat. A puppet opera for children. Co-production between Polka Theatre and Little Angel Theatre. Premiere.

http://polkatheatre.com

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August 2010, Six Word Operas (Various)
Soprano for 17 Six Word Operas. Warehouse Ensemble for Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival 2010.

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May 2010, 57 hours (Pete Wyre)
Olga. Research and Development workshop presentations for the National Theatre Studio.

http://pmwmusic.com/

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