In this episode, Netty is joined by countertenor Tim Mead who shares some interesting stories. Tim talks about wacky costume preparations with lots of unexpected on-stage action and reveals what his ultimate critic (his dog) really thinks of his singing…
Amidst the summer season, Evan Rogister, currently conducting Don Giovanni at Glyndebourne joins Netty for a cuppa. He takes us through his intriguing past which led to the opera bug and admission into one of the world’s most prestigious performing arts schools. There’s also an exciting revelation about our well-loved theme tune...
TEA WITH NETTY #40: OAE PRINCIPAL CLARINET KATHERINE SPENCER
Fri 19 May
OAE Principal clarinet Katherine Spencer joins Netty for a cuppa in a brimming episode. They talk about nickname origins, a clarinet obsession and other entertaining stories involving some chickens, a pony and diving.
Soprano and early music specialist Dame Emma Kirkby joins Netty for a cuppa, taking us back to her earliest career moments. From learning Latin to performing and teaching opera, she talks about the approaches to singing baroque music and has been an inspirational figure to many other sopranos.
Introducing our next Rising Stars of the Enlightenment
Fri 31 Mar
Meet our new cohort of six singers joining our Rising Stars of the Enlightenment scheme. Initiated in 2017, Rising Stars of the Enlightenment is a two-year programme for emerging singers as part of our broader commitment to investing in the talents of the future