D i a r y

September-November Tour, 2019

The Fire of Olympus

Sophie is looking forward to performing the role of Prometheus in this new opera by composer Tim Benjamin. Touring the North West of England with Radius Opera. 

CAST:

Prometheus: Sophie Dicks

Epimetheus: Elspeth Marrow

Hepheastus: Michael Jones

Zeus: Robert Garland

Pandora: Charlotte Hoather

https://radiusopera.org/productions/the-fire-of-olympus/

14th September - Burnley: Mechanics

21st September - Huddersfield: Lawrence Batley Theatre

12th October - York: Joseph Rowntree Theatre

30th October - Stoke-on-Trent: The Repertory Theatre

9th November - Todmorden: The Hippodrome

La rondine, Opera Holland Park 2017

Photo Credit: Robert Workman

P r e v i o u s  E n g a g e m e n t s

March 27th-29th, 2019

Albert Herring

Sophie will be singing the role of Mrs Herring at the 

RWCMD. This production will be directed by Martin

Constantine and conducted by David Jones. 

 

Dora Stoutzker Concert Hall

Time: TBC

April 14th, 2019

Brahms Alto Rhapsody

Sophie is looking forward to performing this piece for

the first time with Todmorden Choral Society and

Antony Brannick.

 

Todmorden Town Hall

Time: TBC

April 27th, 2019

Dvorak Stabat Mater

Sophie is looking forward to heading to Yorkshire to perform with 

Richmondshire Choral Society and friends from Cardiff to sing the alto soloist

in Dvorak's Stabat Mater under the baton of Peter Stallworthy.

 

St. Mary's Church, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Time: 7.30pm

June 7th, 2019

Dead Man Walking

Sophie is covering the role of Mrs de Rocher in this one night performance

of  Jake Heggie's first opera with Welsh National Opera. 

 

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Time: 7.30pm

June 12th, 2019

The Consul

Sophie will be singing the role of Vera Boronel in Menotti's opera for her Welsh National Opera 

debut. 

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Time: 7.30pm

August-September tour, 2018

I Capuleti E I Montecchi

Sophie is delighted to be returning to Opera Holloway to 

sing Romeo in Bellini's tragic tale of Romeo & Juliet

Touring the south of England, this production will be 

directed by Fiona Williams and conducted by Lewis Gaston.

www.operaholloway.co.uk

31st Aug – Codford

 7th Sep – Henley

8th Sep – Barking

14th Sep – Dorchester

19th Sep – London

22nd Sep – Epsom

23rd Sep – Storrington

28th Sep – Sunbury

 30th Sep – Lingfield

 

July 2, 3 & 4, 2018

The Magic Flute

Sophie will be singing Third Lady in Martin Constantine's

new production of Mozart's famous fantasy. Sung in English

with the Jeremy Sams translation this production will be 

conducted by Gareth Jones. 

Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Time: 7pm

 

December 7, 2017

RWCMD Opera Scenes

Sophie will be singing the roles of Kate Julian (Owen

Wingrave), Nancy (Martha), Hermia (MSND), Dorabella

(Cosi fan Tutte) and Suzy (La rondine) for this set of scenes. 

 

Venue TBC

Time: TBC

December 9th, 2017

Haydn Theresienmessen

Once again Sophie is joining the Sine Nomine singers in Eastcote

for their Christmas Concert. Alongside the Haydn she will sing the Alto

solos in Britten - 'Hymn to the Virgin' and Vaughan Williams 'Fantasia

on Christmas Carols'.

 

St. Lawrence Church, Eastcote

Time: 7.30pm

 

March 26, 27, 28*, 2018

La Cenerentola

Sophie will be singing the title role in this Rossini masterpiece

at the RWCMD. The show will be conducted by David Jones and 

directed by Martin Constantine. The opera is double cast and 

further information on cast lists and times will be available nearer

the time. 

 

November 25, 2017

Winter Opera Gala with Carlo Rizzi

Sophie will be singing the roles of Zulma (L'italiani in Algeri)

and Tisbe (La Cenerentola) in opera scenes for this gala with 

the orchestra of Welsh National Opera. 

Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD

Time: 7.30pm

November 26, 2017

Handel's Messiah

Sophie returns to Todmorden to sing the Alto solos in 

Handel's Messiah with Todmorden Choral Society, 

under the baton of Antony Brannick. 

 

Todmorden Town Hall

Time: 7.15pm

September 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22 & 23, 2017

Così fan tutte

Sophie will be singing  the role of Dorabella for this 

production with Opera Holloway. The opera will be directed 

by Fiona Williams, and conducted by Lewis Gaston and will tour

the south of England. Venue details can be found at 

www.operaholloway.com

CAST

Fiordiligi: Callie Gaston

Dorabella: Sophie Dicks

Ferrando: Tom Morrs

Guglielmo: Felix Kemp

Despina: Lorena Paz Nieto

Don Alfonso: Przemyslaw Baranek

June 1, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17 & 23, 2017

La Rondine

Sophie will be singing  the role of Suzy for this 

production at Opera Holland Park. The opera will be directed 

by Martin Lloyd Evans, and conducted by Matthew Waldren.

 

Opera Holland Park

Time: 7.30pm

March 25, 2017

Buxtehude - Magnifikat

Sophie will be singing once again with the Sine Nomine Singers, 

singing the alto solos for the above piece. Alongside Caldara

Missa Dolorosa and Mozart Solemn Vespers de Confessore under the 

baton of Richard Thomas. 

 

St. Lawrence Church, Eastcote

Time: TBC

 

April 8, 2017

Durufle Requiem

Sophie will be singing with The Tredici Choir, 

singing the alto solos for the above piece. Alongside Vivaldi

Magnificat and Lauda Jerusalem under the 

baton of Richard Thomas. 

 

St. James's Piccadilly

Time: TBC

 

December 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10*, 2016

Chekhov plays with Euphonia Studio

Sophie will be performing in plays The Proposal

and The Bear alongside fellow singers, adapted and

directed by Alisdair Kitchen. 

 

The Drayton Arms Theatre

Time: 8pm, *3pm 

November 19th, 2016

Concert Performance of Bizet's Carmen

Sophie is thrilled to be singing one of her favourite operatic roles

with Rotherham Choral Society. Alongside Carmen's arias, she will 

perform a selection of opera favourites. 

 

Herringthorpe United Reformed Church

Time: 7.30pm

 

November 27th, 2016

Handel's Messiah

Sophie will be singing the Alto Soloist in this incredible piece

under the baton, once again, of Antony Brannick. She will be 

performing alongside fellow-RNCM singer Stephanie Stanway

and Todmorden Choral Society.

 

Todmorden Town Hall

Time: TBC

 

October 9th, 2016

A Celebration of British Opera with Opera Holland Park

Sophie will be singing alongside Ben Johnson and Mark Stone, as

well as other OHP Singers for this exciting event at the Royal Albert

Hall.

Elgar Room, RAH

Time: 6.45pm

 

 

 

July 19, 21, 23, 28 and August 3 & 5, 2016

Die Fledermaus - Johann Strauss II

Sophie is thrilled to be singing in the chorus of this wonderful

opera, as well as covering the role of Prince Orlofsky.

 

Opera Holland Park, London

Time: 7.30pm

 

http://www.operahollandpark.com/die-fledermaus/

 

April 23rd, 2016

Vivaldi Magnificat and Mozart Missa Brevis in D

Sophie will be singing the alto solo in both pieces with the

Sine Nomine Singers for their spring concert. Also in the programme

is the Faure Requiem, Faure Cantique de Jean Racine and Mozart

Ave Verum Corpus.

 

St. Lawrence's Church, Middlesex

Time: 7.30pm

 

April 7, 9, 13 and 15, 2015

Iphigénie en Tauride - Gluck

Sophie will be performing the role of Diane and Second Priestess

in this beautiful opera with Opera Euphonia.

 

Drayton Arm's Theatre, London

Time: 8pm

 

https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/euphonia

 

March 22nd, 2016

Hispania: Canciones Populare

Sophie will be performing Manuel de Falla's Siete Canciones Populares Españoles

alongside pianists, Aaron Lott and Hamish Brown. This performance will be

a part of the RCM Keyboard Festival.

 

Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Time: 1.05pm

 

July 27th, 2015

Lakme

Sophie will be singing the role of Malika in Delibes' famous opera. This is part

of the Christine Collins Young Artist Programme at Opera Holland Park.

 

Holland Park Theatre

Time: 7.30pm

 

 

May 27th, 2015

Master's Recital

Sophie will perform a 40 minute recital as part of her degree. Repertoire

to be confirmed. 

 

RCM Durrington Room

Time: 11.50am

 

 

May 19th, 2015

RCM Opera Scenes

Sophie will be singing the role of Hermia in Britten's A Midsummer

Night's Dream and the role of La Natura in Cavalli's La Calisto.

 

RCM Britten Theatre

Time: 5pm

 

 

March 22nd, 2015

Beethoven Mass in C

Sophie will be returning to Buxton to sing the alto solo in the Beethoven Mass in C with the Buxton Musical Society under the baton of Michael Williams MBE. Mozart's Piano Concerto No.27 will also be performed that evening by Stephen Barlow. 

 

St John's Church, Buxton

Time: 7.30pm

 

March 11th, 2015

Masterclass with Rebecca Evans

Sophie will be singing in an RCM Vocal Masterclass under the welsh soprano, Rebecca Evans.

 

RCM Recital Hall

Time: 2pm 

 

February 6th, 2015

RCM Opera Scenes

Sophie will be singing Tisbe in Rossini's 'La Cenerentola' and Ragonde in Rossini's 'Le Comte Ory'.

 

RCM Britten Theatre

Time: 5.30pm

 

January 28th, 2015

Masterclass with Ann Murray DBE

Sophie will be singing in an RCM Vocal Masterclass under the great irish mezzo, Ann Murray.

 

RCM Recital Hall

Time: 2pm

 

January 12th, 2015

Masterclass with Dame Felicity Palmer

Sophie will be singing as part of the Opera Holland Park Christine Collins young artist programme.

 

Leighton House, London

Time: 7pm

 

 

November 26th, 2014

Brahms Book Launch

Sophie will be singing a selection of Brahms song and duets alongside RCM singers for the launch of Natasha Loges' and Katie Hamilton's book 'Brahms in the Home and the Concert Hall'.

 

RCM Parry room

Time: 6.30pm

 

August 21st-27th and September 25th, 2014

Madame X

Sophie will be singing the role of Wife #2 for Tim Benjamin's world premiere of his brand new opera.

 

http://madame-x.co.uk/performances/

 

September 17th, 2014

Masterclass with Sarah Connolly

Sophie is delighted to be singing in a masterclass under the expertise of one of her favourite singers

 

Britten Theatre, RCM

Time: 2pm

 

July 11th - 27th, 2014

Buxton Festival Opera

Sophie will be singing in the chorus for productions of Gluck's 'Orfeo ed Euridice', Rossini's 'Otello' and Dvorak's 'The Jacobin'.

 

She will also be covering the role of Lotinka in 'The Jacobin'

 

http://www.buxtonfestival.co.uk/

 

 

May 10th, 2014

Opera Gala with Liverpool Mozart Orchestra

Sophie will be singing a number of popular arias, duets and trios alongside the LMO, soprano Joanna Norman and bass Tom Hopkinson under the baton of Mark Heron.

New Brighton Floral Pavilion

Time: 7.30pm

 

 

March 18th, 22nd, 27th and 28th, 2014

Gluck Double Bill

Sophie will be singing the role of Orfeo, in Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice. There will also be a performance of Gluck's comedy, 'L'Ivrogne Corrige' on these evenings.

RNCM Studio Theatre

Time: 7pm

 

 

January 22nd, 2014

Opera Scenes

Sophie will be singing the title role in Rossini's 'La Cenerentola' for RNCM Opera Scenes

RNCM Theatre

Time: 6pm

 

November 30th, 2013

John Rutter's 'Feel the Spirit'

Sophie will be singing the mezzo-soprano solo in John Rutter's 'Feel the Spirit' with the St. Peter's Singers.

Church of the Good Shepherd, Heswall

Time: 7.30pm

 

June 21st, 2013

Opera Gala

Sophie will performing a number of popular arias, duets and

ensemble numbers alongside soprano Fiona Hymns, tenor Tom

Morrs and bass Tom Hopkinson.

Stock Restaurant, Manchester

Time: 7.30pm

 

 

June 28th, 2013

Beethoven's 9th Symphony

Sophie will be singing alongside all of her fellow singers at

the RNCM for the chorus of Beethoven 9. Her singing

teacher Ann Taylor is also the alto soloist for this

concert.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Time: 7.30pm

 

 

​March 21st & 26th, 2013

Moscow Cheryomushki
Sophie will be performing the role of Vava
RNCM Theatre, Manchester

Time: TBC

February 4th,2013

Lunchtime Concert
Siete Canciones Populares Españolas, Manuel de Falla with
guitarist, Jamie Parker
RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester
Time: 1.15pm​

January 31st, 2013
RNCM Opera Scenes
The Rape of Lucretia, Britten
RNCM Theatre, Manchester
Time: 6pm

November 13th, 2012
Bessie Cronshaw Song Cycle Prize

Siete Canciones Populares Españoles, Manuel de Falla 

RNCM Studio 7, Manchester

Time: 6pm



November 9th, 2012

Alexander Young Prize

A programme of Handel, Mozart and Schubert

RNCM Studio 7, Manchester

Time: 6pm



November 1st, 2012

An Evening of Opera

An evening of popular operatic numbers alongside Baritone

Joshua Cadman, Soprano Meinir Wyn and pianist Michael Davies.

Bloom Live, Altrincham

Time: 8.30pm



June 12th, 2012

RNCM Opera Scenes

Sophie will be performing the role of Hansel from Humperdink's 'Hansel and Gretel' and the title role in Offenbach's 'La Perichole'

RNCM Theatre, Manchester

Time: 6pm



May 9th, 2012

3rd Year Final Recital

Handel 'Svegliatevi nel Core'

Schubert 'Standchen' and 'Lachen und Weinen'
Copland 'The Boatmen's Dance' and 'Simple Gifts'
Head 'Beloved'
Granados 'La Maja Dolorosa' (Susie Whaites on Cor Anglais)

Accompanied by Simon Passmore

RNCM Studio 6, Manchester

Time: 1.30pm



 

May 25th, 2012

Evening Recital with Baritone Joshua Cadman

An evening of song and light opera including music by Mozart, Copland, Head and Vaughan Williams

Warrington Gentleman's Club

Time: 7.30pm