July 2018: Grabowsky Connell Prize and Brel Academy of Song
Nina has graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with a distinction and the Grabowsky Connell Prize, awarded for high achievement throughout her studies. This summer Nina will study with Joseph Middleton and Amanda Roocroft at the Brel Academy of Art Song, for which she is gratefully supported by the Nicholas Boas Charitable Trust.
June 2018: Summer Concerts
On 10 June, Nina joined Opera Cabaret for their evening gala concert, performing arias and ensembles at London’s Cecil Sharp House. At the end of May, Nina gave her final recital at the Royal Academy of Music, for which she was awarded a distinction.
April 2018: Spring Concerts
In April Nina was pleased to appear in a lunchtime recital at the Royal Academy of Music, performing songs by Duparc, Wagner, Britten, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff alongside pianist Leo Nicholson. In May, Nina will give a lunchtime recital for Opera Prelude with tenor Richard Dowling, and join Guernsey Choral and Orchestral Society for a performance of Rossini’s Stabat Mater.
March 2018: Petite Messe Solonnelle with The Camden Choir
Nina will be the soprano soloist in Rossini’s Petite Messe Solonnelle on 24 March, joining The Camden Choir for an evening concert at St Paul’s, Covent Garden.
February 2018: Performances at the Royal Academy of Music
Nina will be appearing as Bellini’s Norma in the Vocal Faculty Opera Scenes performances on 8 & 9 February at Rudolph Steiner House theatre. She will also be joining pianist Leo Nicholson for a masterclass with Helmut Deutsch, working on German Lieder.
January 2018: Joan Chissell Schumann Lieder Prize
Nina is pleased to have been awarded third prize in the Joan Chissell Schumann Lieder Prize at the Royal Academy of Music, accompanied by pianist Leo Nicholson. Finalists performed individual recitals of Schumann lieder in an evening’s concert on 23 January, with judges Graeme Broadbent and James Cheung.
December 2017: Seasonal Concerts
This December Nina was pleased to be selected as a young singer with Opera Co-Pro, performing in a masterclass and concert of excerpts from Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana at the Italian Cultural Institute in London, with conductor Nicholas Chalmers and soprano Carmen Solis. Nina also made her debut as the soprano soloist in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, performing with the Barnes Choir under Julian Collings.
November 2017: Josephine Baker Trust Artist
Nina is pleased to have been selected as a Josephine Baker Trust Artist at the Royal Academy of Music. The Trust offers performing opportunities to selected young singers at the Academy through concert and recital engagements.
October 2017: Opera Prelude Artist
Nina is very happy to have been invited to join Opera Prelude as one of their young singers. The charity supports the development of young singers through performance opportunities, masterclasses, financial support and career development. Nina made her Opera Prelude debut this October, singing in a masterclass with renowned tenor Neil Shicoff at London’s Caversham Room, Cadogan Hall.