Guildhall School of Music and Drama Announces Summer 2022 Events Season

By Chris Ruel

London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama has announced a full slate of summer events replete with concerts, drama, opera, and more.

For this article, only vocal events and performances are listed. To see the complete lineup, visit Guildhall School’s website.

Voiceworks: Contemporary Collaboration will feature Artist in Residence Julia Bullock leading postgraduate and fourth-year undergraduate singers in a collaborative project with composers, arrangers, electronic musicians, and pianists.

Event date: May 3, 2022

Guildhall Big Band will present Ella Swings Lightly, featuring music from Ella Fitzgerald’s 1958 album “Ella Swings Lightly.”

Performance date: May 24, 2022

Soprano Lise Davidsen will lead a masterclass for students.

Event date: May 31, 2022

In the opera category, the School will present Summer Opera: Kurt Weill & Monteverdi. The opera department will showcase a collection of Monteverdi Madrigals, “Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda,” and “Der Zar lässt sich photographieren” by Weill. Christopher Hopkins will conduct.

Performance dates: June 6-8 and 10-13, 2022

Jazz Vocal Ensemble Concerts will showcase the talents of the Jazz department’s vocal groups, and feature Guildhall Jazz Singers, Jazz Vocal Ensemble, Jazz Choir, and Conchord.

Performance date: July 12, 2022