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Articles tagged with "Jette Parker Young Artists Programme"

The opera Olympics: Why classical singers are like elite athletes

17 August 2016

Long training hours, fierce competition, only the strongest make it to the top – professional singing is the ultimate sporting feat.

Young Artist Profile: Colin J. Scott – ‘I don’t believe in the idea that some forms of music are superior to others’

4 May 2016

Even after cutting his teeth in a wild ceilidh band, the Scottish pianist reveals there's plenty more to be learned as a Royal Ballet accompanist.

Three new music staff to join the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme in September

30 March 2016

Three British conductors and répétiteurs were selected from a search spanning 20 countries worldwide.

Young Artist Profile: Jonathan Santagada – ‘Music will win over a sceptical newcomer – It did for me.’

14 March 2016

The Italian conductor on the hard work that it takes to become a professional conductor and what he's learnt from Music Director Antonio Pappano.

Young Artist Profile: Yuriy Yurchuk – ‘It’s never too late to start doing something you love’

19 February 2016

The Ukrainian baritone on discovering opera relatively late and the rewards of quitting his corporate career to become a professional opera singer.

Young Artist Profile: Greg Eldridge - 'Preparation is the most important thing'

13 July 2015

The Australian stage director on making sure that a production goes smoothly, from managing the schedule to standing in for sopranos during love scenes.

Young Artist profile: Lauren Fagan - ‘Being an opera singer isn’t a normal job – it’s a vocation that influences your whole life’

6 July 2015

The Australian soprano on following in the footsteps of Nina Stemme and Sonya Yoncheva through the Operalia competition, and why opera is an ever-changing art form.

Young Artist profile: Luis Gomes – ‘To perform a lead role at the Royal Opera House is a moment you wait for your whole life’

9 April 2015

Portuguese tenor on stepping up to perform at the last minute, making his debut in a lead role and converting his family to opera.

Jette Parker Young Artists to perform with Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus at Brandenburg Choral Festival

25 March 2015

The Chorus and four JPYA soloists will perform pieces from La traviata, Carmen, and Madama Butterfly at the London festival in April.

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