A talented young tenor from Somerset is giving a solo recital of favourite songs and arias at Child Okeford village hall on Friday 18th November at noon.
Gregory Steward (22), who was a joint specialist vocal and trumpet scholar at Wells Cathedral School and studied voice with Tim Richards at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, from where he recently graduated with a first class honours degree in music. He won the Taunton Young Singer Competition and was a semi-finalist in both the Somerset Song Prize, a national competition for singers up to the age of 25, and the Two Moors Young Musician competition. He has sung with acclaimed vocal ensemble Tenebrae and the Choir of St John’s College Oxford. He successfully auditioned for the BBC National Chorus of Wales and has performed in Britten’s War Requiem and Handel’s Messiah, both at St David’s Hall.
Since graduating, Gregory has been performing many recitals in towns and villages in Somerset and Dorset to launch his solo career. The Child Okeford concert will include songs from South Pacific, Les Miserables and popular romantic arias, including Nessun Dorma. It begins at noon and there will be refreshments.
For tickets for an opportunity to hear a young tenor at the start of his professional career, contact Gregory on 01458 211197 or email email@example.com