22 Feb 2007
Launch of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2007
Raphaela Papadakis seems to like ‘playing with fire’. After her acclaimed performance as the put-upon maid, Anna, in Independent Opera’s production of Šimon Voseček’s Beidermann and the Arsonists at Sadler’s Wells last year, she is currently rehearsing for the premiere this week of And London Burned, a new opera by Matt Rogers which has been commissioned by Temple Music Foundation to commemorate the 350th anniversary of The Great Fire of London.
[22 February 2007]
The waiting is finally over for the record number of singers who auditioned to take part in the world’s greatest singing competition, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.