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Appearances with Wokingham Choral Society:

Helen Massey joined Wokingham Choral Society at Eton School Hall on 29th March 2008 to perform Carl Orff's Carmina Burana.

February 2008

Helen Massey       Soprano

Helen Massey studied singing at the Royal College and Royal Academy of Music, where she held Exhibition and EMI scholarships. Whilest at the RCM Helen won the Peter Pears Duo and English Song prizes. She was also the soprano soloist in concerts at the RCM and Kings College, Cambridge for Sir David Wilcox, and played the role of Emmie in Sir Thomas Allen's directorial debut production of Benjamin Britten's, Albert Herring. Helen is currently at the prestigious Cardiff International Academy of Voice run by Dennis O'Neill.

Recent concert appearances include Haydn's St. Nicholas Mass and Beatus Vir by J. C. Bach in Glasgow Cathedral, Beethoven's 9th Symphony in St. John's, Smith Square and Handel's Messiah in Truro Cathedral. Other appearances include, Haydn's Nelson Mas s, Bach's St. John Passion, Dvorak's Te Deum, Handel's Dixit Dominu s and English song at the Barbican. Future engagements will include opera galas with the Cardiff Academy and a performance of Mozart's Exultate Jubilate in Grantham.

On the operatic stage, Helen has performed the roles of Blonde in Abduction from the Seragli o, Oscar in Verdi's A Masked Bal l with Surrey Opera; Frasquita in Lakeland Opera's production of Carmen; Flaminia in Haydn's Il Mondo della Lun a at the Iford Festival and Susanna in Mozart's Marriage of Figaro with Opera Brava. In the Summer, Helen will perform as Nannetta in a production of Falstaff with The Opera Project.