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Gweneth Ann Rand
8 October 2020

Gweneth Ann Rand and Keel Watson to perform with Birmingham Opera Company

Gweneth Ann Rand and Keel Watson join an international cast to perform in Birmingham Opera Company's immersive new community production of Wagner's Das Rheingold, or RhineGold. Gwen, as Erda, and Keel, Fasolt.

The performances in summer 2021, directed by Graham Vick, with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Alpesh Chauhan, will take place canal-side in the 100,000 sq ft The Tubeworks on Icknield Port Loop.

29 December 2018

Gweneth Ann Rand performs in the US premiere of 4.48 Psychosis

Gweneth Ann Rand revives her pivotal role in the US premiere of Philip Venables award winning opera 4.48 Psychosis. The acclaimed Royal Opera production, directed by Ted Huffman, first seen at the Lyric Hammersmith in 2016 is conducted by William Cole.

Performances take place from 5 to 12 January at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, New York.

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20 October 2018

Gweneth Ann Rand returns to English National Opera

Following her success as Aida for English National Opera last season, Gweneth Ann Rand returns to the London Coliseum as Serena in their critically acclaimed new production of Porgy and Bess. The productionsi directed by James Robinson and conducted by John Wilson.

She will perform the role for performances on 27, 31 October and 10 November.

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3 October 2018

Keel Watson and Gweneth Ann Rand join ENO for their Celebratory Concert

Keel Watson performs in excerpts from Akhnaten and Peter Grimes, and Gweneth Ann Rand in an ENO Baylis project based on Aida. The concert, Opera for All, celebrates 50 years of opera at the London Coliseum, the home of English National Opera since 1968.

The performance is directed by Daniel Kramer.

29 July 2018

Gweneth Ann Rand and Keel Watson perform in Toscatastrophe!

Gweneth Ann Rand and Keel Watson perform Tosca and Scarpia in Toscatastrophe!, as part of the Tête à Tête Opera Festival 2018. With a lousy orchestration by Timothy Burke and direction by the totally inept Bill Bankes-Jones, this is surely a performance you don't want to miss!

This free event takes place at Lewis Cubitt Square, London on 10 August.

18 April 2018

Gweneth Ann Rand performs in 4.48 Psychosis

Gweneth Ann Rand returns to The Royal Opera for the first revival of Philip Venables award winning opera 4.48 Psychosis, inspired by Sarah Kane’s extraordinary play about her experience of depression. Ted Huffman returns to direct, with Richard Baker conducting.

Performances take place from 24 April to 4 May 2018 at the Lyric Hammersmith.

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