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August 2020

New aria commissioned for the National Opera Studio

Virtual Ipswich Music Day 



Twelve brand new arias, forty-two creative artists, two innovative films, produced in extraordinary times. 


In partnership with Second MovementWorking with The Librettist NetworkSupported by the Nicholas John Trust


Directed by David Sulkin OBE and Alisdair Kitchen.

Following on from the landmark project 12:40 which took place in 2018, the National Opera Studio is delighted to present 12:42, which features twelve brand new commissioned opera arias from some of the most exciting composers and librettists working today.

The Ipswich Choral Society will virtually perform Tom Randle’s empowering new anthem ‘Turn Around’ as part of the festival programme. Look out for a link to their inspiring performance coming soon. Ipswich Music Day is the largest, free one day music festival in the UK.

5 September, 2020 - Schloss Hundisburg Akademiesaal

Schubert Abend featuring baritone Sebastien Setiz and the Alinde Quartett

The award winning Alinde Quartett will be presenting an all Schubert programme as part of the Sommerakademie Schloss Hundisburg. They are joined by rising star baritone Sebastien Seitz to perform Tom Randle’s striking and intimate arrangements of Schubert lieder for voice and string quartet.


(Commissioned by the National Opera Studio 12:42 project)

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