Russell Harcourt In Concert - One Night Only!

Russell Harcourt

Counter-Tenor Russell Harcourt will be in Noosa for one concert only on July 24 at the home of Louise and Ross Taylor in Noosa Heads.

Russell is the owner of one of the sweetest voices heard in Australia for a long time. He ‘brought the house down’ when he won the Dame Joan Sutherland Award and People’s Choice Mayoral Award in 2008. He is in his first year of study at The Royal Academy of Music in London, and the recipient of many awards including The Australia Council, The Ian Potter Cultural Trust and Josephine Baker Award.

Some of his achievements over the past year have included:

Finalist in The Australian Music Foundation Awards at Wigmore Hall, London

Finalist in the Stuart Burrows International Voice Award, Carmarthen, Wales

Operatic Tableaux with Royal Academy Opera including the title role in a scene from Rinaldo, directed by John Ramster

Concert performance of Arasse in Hasse’s opera Siroe at the Savile Club, Mayfair, London

Masterclass and concert performance with Sally Burgess and Anthony Legge, London

Opera from the Outback, British Red Cross Bushfire Appeal Charity Concert, London

Operatic Tableaux with Royal Academy Opera including a scene from Jonathan Dove’s Flight (Refugee), directed by John Copley

Operatic Tableaux with Royal Academy Opera including scenes from Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice (Orfeo) and Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea (Nerone), directed by David Edwards

Performance of Athalia by G. F. Handel as a member of the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme, Aldeburgh Festival, Suffolk

This is a rare opportunity to enjoy this enchanting voice in the intimacy of a private home.

6 pm, 24 July, 20 Habitat Drive, Noosa Heads, limited to sixty people.

The cost is $25 Members and $30 general public with a cash bar and a complimentary drink on arrival.

Book by phoning Pat Hahn on 5473 0809

Media contact: Deb Perry 0408 703 889

Image: Russell Harcourt