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Concerts,  performances, recitals and wedding shows

Mark and Nina are both appearing in concerts all around the UK so please check our schedule below to see when and where to find us!

 

It'd be lovely to see you so please come and talk to us after the concert if you like: we're always happy to have a chat.

 

May 2016

Saturday, May 7th, 2016, 19:30.
St Thomas's Church, Kendal
Kendal South Choir

Haydn: Creation.

Mark Wilson: Leader
Saturday, May 20th, 2016, 19:00.
Broughton St Mary's Church, Edinburgh

VoiceArc fundraising concert.

A programme of Lieder and arias, Opera and Musical Theatre, Solos and ensembles.

Nina will sing:  Bridge: Come to me in my dreams, Bridge: Love went a-riding and Puccini: Quando m'en vo (Musetta, La Boheme)
Mark will return to the Pitlochry Festival Theatre to play the solo violin part in the reduced orchestration of Carousel
"A dramatic testament to the enduring power of love, Carousel is Rodgers & Hammerstein's towering achievement. Featuring a large cast and live orchestra, PFT's flagship production for 2016 promises unforgettable musical entertainment"
8:00pm 27th May 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre  BOOK NOW
2:00pm 28th May 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre  BOOK NOW
8:00pm 28th May 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre  BOOK NOW
Sunday, May 29th, 2016; 19:00, Victoria Halls, Dunblane

Concert, Dunblane Chamber Orchestra,

Mark Wilson, solo violinist,
Mendelssohn violin concerto

June 2016

Mark will return to the Pitlochry Festival Theatre to play the solo violin part in the reduced orchestration of Carousel
"A dramatic testament to the enduring power of love, Carousel is Rodgers & Hammerstein's towering achievement. Featuring a large cast and live orchestra, PFT's flagship production for 2016 promises unforgettable musical entertainment"
8:00pm 3rd June 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre  BOOK NOW
2:00pm 4th June 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre  BOOK NOW
8:00pm 11th June 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
2:00pm 18th June 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 25th June 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
2:00pm 29th June 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
June 8,9 or 10 (TBC)
St Anne's Church, Hoxton
Recital: "Images and Dreams"
Nina Kopparhed soprano,  Ezra Williams, piano

Running time 30 minutes

July 2016

Mark will return to the Pitlochry Festival Theatre to play the solo violin part in the reduced orchestration of Carousel
"A dramatic testament to the enduring power of love, Carousel is Rodgers & Hammerstein's towering achievement. Featuring a large cast and live orchestra, PFT's flagship production for 2016 promises unforgettable musical entertainment"

2:00pm 2nd July 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 5th July 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
2:00pm 6th July 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 8th July 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 12th July 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
2:00pm 13th July 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 15th July 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 19th July 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
2:00pm 20th July 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 22nd July 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 30th July 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
Thursday, July 13th, 2016 12:30:
St Paul's Church, Hammersmith.
As part of St Paul's Summer Music Festival

Recital, "Images and Dreams"
Nina Kopparhed ,soprano, and Neil Crossland, pianist and composer

The programme will include songs by Rachmaninov, Liszt, Bridge and Crossland, including: Rachmaninov: How fair this spot; Rachmaninov: The Lilacs; Liszt: Die Lorelei; Crossland: How do I love thee
Please visit the Facebook event for more details
Thursday, July 14th, 2016  12:30:
St John's Church, Harrow

as part of Harrow Summer Music Festival


Lunchtime Recital "Images and Dreams"

Nina Kopparhed, soprano and Neil Crossland, pianist and composer


The programme will include songs by Rachmaninov, Liszt, Bridge and Crossland, including: Rachmaninov: How fair this spot; Rachmaninov: The Lilacs; Liszt: Die Lorelei; Crossland: How do I love thee

Please visit the Facebook Event for more details

July
Hoxton Opera Studio:
Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Nina will sing the role of the Governess

August 2016

Mark will return to the Pitlochry Festival Theatre to play the solo violin part in the reduced orchestration of Carousel
"A dramatic testament to the enduring power of love, Carousel is Rodgers & Hammerstein's towering achievement. Featuring a large cast and live orchestra, PFT's flagship production for 2016 promises unforgettable musical entertainment"

8:00pm 4th August 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
2:00pm 6th August 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 13th August 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 16th August 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
2:00pm 17th August 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 22nd August 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
2:00pm 27th August 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
Wednesday, August 10th, 2016, 12:30pm
St Paul's Church, Hammersmith
Mark Wilson violin, Steve Law, piano

Programme:
Gershwin arr. Heifetz:
Porgy and Bess Suite (extended by Law and Wilson)

Steve Law: Violin Concerto


For more information, please see the Facebook Event
Thursday, August 11th, 2016, 12:30pm:
St John's Greenhill, Harrow
Recital, Arcantora Duo
Puccini: Quando m’en vo (La Boheme)
Puccini: O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)
Mark Wilson: The Lone Shieling,
Villa Lobos: 3 Cançoes
Ysaye: Suite no. 3 for solo violin: Ballade
Bellini: Casta Diva (Norma)
Mozart: O, Zittre nicht mein lieber Sohn (Die Zauberflote)

For more info, please see the Facebook event
Wednesday, August 24th, 12.30pm, St Paul’s Church, Hammersmith

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 9 'Kreutzer Sonata'
Neil Crossland Violin Concerto

For more info, please see the Facebook Event
Thursday, August 25th, 12.30pm, St John’s Church, Greenhill, Harrow
Mark Wilson, violin, Neil Crossland, piano

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 9 'Kreutzer Sonata'
Neil Crossland Violin Concerto


For more info, please see the Facebook Event

September 2016

Mark will return to the Pitlochry Festival Theatre to play the solo violin in the reduced orchestration of Carousel.
"A dramatic testament to the enduring power of love, Carousel is Rodgers & Hammerstein's towering achievement. Featuring a large cast and live orchestra, PFT's flagship production for 2016 promises unforgettable musical entertainment"

8:00pm 3rd September 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 8th September 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
2:00pm 10th September 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
2:00pm 15th September 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 17th September 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 22nd September 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 29th September 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

VoiceArc: Cosi fan Tutte

Edinburgh Fringe (August 2016: Dates and times tbc)

Nina will sing the role of Fiordiligi

VoiceArc: Le Nozze di Figaro

Edinburgh Fringe (August 2016: Dates and times tbc)

Nina will sing the role of Susanna


October 2016

Mark will return to the Pitlochry Festival Theatre to play the solo violin in the reduced orchestration of Carousel
"A dramatic testament to the enduring power of love, Carousel is Rodgers & Hammerstein's towering achievement. Featuring a large cast and live orchestra, PFT's flagship production for 2016 promises unforgettable musical entertainment"

8:00pm 1st October 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 6th October 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 11th October 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW
8:00pm 15th October 2016 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

November 2016

2016 (Dates and times tbc)

VoiceArc: R Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos

Nina will sing the role of Zerbinetta

October 2017

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017, 12:30: St Mary the Virgin and All Saints,

The Walk, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire EN6 1QQ


Lunchtime Recital,

Nina Kopparhed, soprano,

Mark Wilson. violin,

Andrew Charity, piano


programme tbc.

Previous concerts/wedding shows

April 2016

Saturday, April 16th, 19:00
Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling.
Concert "Bach's Jazz influences"
Stirling University Choir,
Alistair Warwick, conductor

Nina: Soprano soloist: Bach Magnificat, and Haydn Keline Orgelmesse;
Mark: Leader.

March 2016

Harrow Opera: Britten: Albert Herring

Nina will sing the role of Miss Wordsworth


Friday, March 11th, 19:00: Ark Theatre, Borehamwood

Sunday, March 13th: 19:00: Ark Theatre, Borehamwood

Saturday, March 5th, 19:30, Paisley Abbey.
Nina will be singing the 2nd soprano solo in Handel's Dixit Dominus.

Friday, March 4th, 2016: 19:30. Moffat Music Society

Old Well Theatre, Old Well Rd, Moffat, Dumfriesshire DG10 9AP

Recital with Afton Strings Trio (Mark Wilson, violin, Michael Beeston, viola and Ilse McFarlane, cello) and Nina Kopparhed, soprano.

"British Idyll"

Programme to include the Elgar String Quartet, Moeran Trio, Vaughan-Williams: "Along the Field" for voice and violin, and songs and arias for soprano and string trio.

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Recital, Kensington and Chelsea Music Society

Mark Wilson, Violin and Neil Crossland, piano

Programme:

Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata,

Schubert: Sonata

Bach: Chaconne for solo violin

Elgar: Violin Sonata

January 2016

January 31st 2016, Paisley Abbey

"Come and Sing" Mozart Requiem.

Conductor, George McPhee


Rehearsal 14:30, Concert 18:30


Nina will sing the solo soprano part for this lovely event. 


For a small fee, You can join the chorus and have the pleasure of singing one of Mozart's most beautiful and loved works with full orchestra.

You can find more information here

December 2015

White Christmas

Mark is delighted to return to the Pitlochry Theatre to play the violin part for White Christmas


2:00pm 2nd December 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

7:00pm 2nd December 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

2:00pm 3rd December 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

7:00pm 3rd December 201 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

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7:00pm 11th December 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

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2:00pm 26th December 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

7:00pm 26th December 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

2:00pm 27th December 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre

November 2015

White Christmas

Mark is delighted to return to the Pitlochry Theatre to play the violin part for White Christmas



7:00pm 27th November 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

2:00pm 28th November 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

7:00pm 28th November 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

2:00pm 29th November 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW


Aria Alba:  Mozart: Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute or One Flew over the Birdman's Nest?)


Nina will sing the role of the Queen of the Night

Saturday,  21st November 2015, 19:00

Sunday, 22nd November 15:00

This production is sung in German with surtitles and narration in English

A revival of Aria Alba's popular 2014 Edinburgh Fringe production: not to be missed!

Saturday, November 21st, 2015: 12:30: Lunchtime recital, Paisley Abbey

Nina and Mark will perform with Michal Gajzler, piano

Programme: 

Vaughan-Williams: Along the Field

Bach: Chaconne

Wilson: Heart of my Heart

Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen

VoiceArc: Mozart: Cosi fan Tutte


Nina will sing the role of Fiordiligi


Wednesday, November 11th, 2015: 19:00: Summerhall, Edinburgh

Friday, November 13th, 2015: 19:00: Summerhall, Edinburgh

October 2015

Saturday, October 31st, 2015, 19:30

Concert, Kyle Centre, Ayr

Mark Wilson, violin soloist, Vivaldi, Winter

Nina Kopparhed, soprano soloist, Purcell, Dido's Lament and Mozart: Der Holle Rache (Die Zauberflote)

Sondheim: A little Night Music

Mark will be playing the violin part for this fantastic production at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre


8:00pm 2nd October 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 8th October 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 12th October 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

2:00pm 15th October 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 17th October 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Opera Camerata: Offenbach: The Tales of Hoffmann

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015, 19:30: Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Thursday,     October 8th, 2015, 19:30: Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Friday,         October 9th, 2015, 19:30: Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Saturday,   October 10th, 2015, 19:30: Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh


Nina will sing the role of Olympia


September 2015

Sondheim: A little Night Music

Mark will be playing the violin part for this fantastic production at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre


8:00pm 1st September 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

2:00pm 2nd September 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 9th September 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

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2:00pm 24th September 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 26th September 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW 

Thursday, September 17th, 2015, 12:30pm

St John's Church, Harrow on the Hill

Recital, Ruislip and Harrow Summer Music Festival

Mark Wilson, violin,

Neil Crossland, piano#, and 

Steve Law, Piano+

Programme:

Steve Law: Violin Concerto (Premiere)+,

Elgar: Violin Sonata#

August 2015

Thursday, August 27th, Ballater, Aberdeenshire

Upload Opera

Exact Programme tbc: will include Nina singing Mozart: Deh vieni, non Tardar, Offenbach: The Doll Song, Lehar: On my lips, every kiss is like Wine, and Gilbert&Sullivan: Poor Wandering One

August 23, 2015, St Bride's Centre

VoiceArc: Figaro Fugit

Nina will sing the role of Susanna

Tickets can be bought here: https://edinburghfestival.list.co.uk/event/475485-figaro-fugit/

Sondheim: A little Night Music

Mark will be playing the violin part for this fantastic production at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre


8:00pm 5th August 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 8th August 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 11th August 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

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8:00pm 21st August 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 27th August 2015Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

July 2015

Thursday, July, 30th, 2015  Lunchtime Recital, St John's Church, Harrow

as part of Ruislip and Harrow Music Festival

Arcantora Duo: Nina Kopparhed, soprano and Mark Wilson, violin and piano.


Programme to include:

Holst: 4 songs for voice and violin;  Vaughan Williams: Along the Field for voice and violin

Puccini: Un bel di vedremo;  Donizetti: Ah! Tardai troppo.. O luce di quest' anima

Mark will also play Bach: Chaconne for solo violin as part of the programme


Free entry: voluntary collect at the end

Sondheim: A little Night Music

Mark will be playing the violin part for this fantastic production at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre


8:00pm 1st July 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 4th July 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

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8:00pm 31st July 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

Thursday, July, 16th, 2015  Lunchtime Recital, St John's Church, Harrow,

As part of Ruislip and Harrow Music Festival

Nina will perform with Mark Wilson, violin, and Neil Crossland, piano

Programme including:

Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen;  Neil Crossland: Oh darling Guy, Op. 47 No. 3;

Neil Crossland: How do I love thee, Op. 54 No.1;  Mark Wilson: Heart of my Heart; Puccini: Chi il bel Sogno;  

Offenbach: "Doll Song";  Bizet: Je dis, que rien ne m'epouvante;  Sullivan: Poor wand'ring one

Mark will also play Crossland: 'Nocturnal Dance' for violin and piano as part of the programme


Free entry: voluntary collect at the end

June 2015

Sondheim: A little Night Music

Mark will be playing the violin part for this fantastic production at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre


8:00pm 6th June 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 12th June 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 16th June 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 19th June 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

8:00pm 22nd June 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

2:00pm 27th June 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

May 2015

Sondheim: A little Night Music

Mark will be playing the violin part for this fantastic production at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre


8:00pm 22nd May 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre  BOOK NOW

2:00pm 23rd May 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre BOOK NOW

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8:00pm 29th May 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre  BOOK NOW

2:00pm 30th May 2015 Pitlochry Festival Theatre  BOOK NOW

Thursday, May 7th, 2015: 20:00-late: The Coffee House, Aberdeen

Upload Opera

Nina Kopparhed, soprano.

Nina will sing:  ;  Lehar: On my lips, every kiss is like wine;

Puccini: Chi il bel sogno (La Rondine) ; Offenbach: The Doll Song (Tales of Hoffmann )

and the duet: Mozart: Ah guarda, sorella (Cosi fan Tutte) with Barbara Scott (mezzo)

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 12:30: St Mary the Virgin and All saints Church,

The Walk, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire EN6 1QQ

Lunchtime Recital.

Nina Kopparhed, soprano

Mark Wilson, violin,

Andrew Charity, piano.


Programme: Puccini: Chi il bel sogno (La Rondine) ;  Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen;

Mark Wilson: Heart of my Heart;  Offenbach: Doll song (Tales of Hoffmann) ; 

Bizet: Je dis, que rien ne m'epouvante (Carmen) ; Gilbert& Sullivan: Poor wand'ring one (Pirates of Penzance)

April 2015

Sunday, April 19th, 2015, 14:00.

Wallneuk North Church, Abercorn Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire PA3 4AB

Recital "Love and Longing"

Nina Kopparhed, soprano,

Mark Wilson, violin and composer "Heart of my Heart"

Michal Gajzler, piano.


Programme: "Love and Longing"

Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade;  Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen; Mark Wilson: Heart of my Heart

Puccini: Un bel di Vedremo (Madama Butterfly); Puccini: Chi il bel sogno (La Rondine: Magda);

Offenbach: The Doll Song (Tales of Hoffmann: Olympia); Bizet: Je dis que rien ne m'epouvante (Carmen: Micaela) ;  Lehar: Vilja (The Merry Widow: Hanna Glawari) ; Sullivan: Poor wand'ring one (Pirates of Penzance: Mabel)


Concert at 2pm, soup lunch served at 1pm. Tea and coffee after the concert

Tickets £8 full/£6 concessions.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015, 19:30, Upstairs @The Drake, Glasgow

Recital with musicians with connections to the Scottish Opera and BBC Scottish SO.

Sarah Bennington (Flute), Kirsty Orton (Violin), Amy Cardigan (violin), Jenny Edwards (viola), Dan Bull (Cello)

Included in the programme: Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 2, Mozart and Ries Flute Quartets, Talbot: String Quartet No. 2


Nina joined the musicians to sing Mendelssohn's "Frage" as part of the recital (a "surprise" addition to the programme, to connect the song with the Mendelssohn 2nd String Quartet, so not advertised).


Link to Concert Diary.com advert

March 2015

Sunday, March 29th, 2015, 19:30: Ayr Town Hall

Ayr Choral Union, Bach: St Matthew Passion

Mark and Nina: 1st violin

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015, 19:30, Kings College Chapel, Cambridge

Concert

Programme  to include works by Durufle, McDowell and Rossini

Mark: 1st violin,

Nina: viola

Friday, March 13th, 2015, 19:30.

Broughton St Mary's Church, Edinburgh

Aria Alba Opera Gala concert

Nina will sing:

Puccini: Chi il bel sogno (La Rondine: Magda), and

                       Donizetti: Ah! Tardai troppo... O luce di quest' anima (Linda di Chamounix: Linda)

Saturday, March 7th. 2015, 19:00. St Bride's Centre, Edinburgh

VoiceArc: Le Nozze di Figaro

Nina will sing the role of Susanna

February 2015

Friday, February 6th, 2015, 18:30: Drawing Room, Saga Sapphire

Solo Recital "Love and Longing": Piano: Andrew Crookall

As an extra item in the Saga Sapphire cruise programme, Nina got the opportunity to perform as a singer whilst she was on board, working as a 2nd violinist in the Rosamunde Quartet.

Repertoire: Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (Violin: Clemence Hazael-Massieux)  ;  Puccini: Un bel Di vedremo;

Puccini: Chi il bel sogno;   Lehar: On my lips every kiss is like wine;      Lehar: Vilja  

Donizetti: Ah! Tardai troppo... O luce di quest' anima

January 10th - February 16th, 2015: Saga Sapphire

Nina will be playing 2nd violin in the Rosamunde String Quartet on board the Saga Sapphire during this time.

December 2014

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014, 19:30: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Raymond Gubbay Christmas concert

Mark: 1st violin,

Nina: viola

Friday, December 19th, 2014, 19:30, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Raymond Gubbay Christmas Concert

Nina:  Viola

Saturday, December 13th, 2014: 19:30: Kilmarnock Grand Hall

Concert "A Choired Taste", Conductor Liam Baillie

Mark Wilson, 1st violin,

Nina Kopparhed, viola

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 IKEA, Tottenham

St Lucia Celebration. 18:00-21:00

Nina will be a part of the Lucia choir singing as part of the St. Lucia celebration at IKEA Tottenham.

Come and listen to traditional Swedish songs such as Sancta Lucia, Staffan var en stalledrang and other festive favourites, whilst sampling a classic Swedish Smorgasbord!

Adult price £9.50  IKEA FAMILY Members' price: £5  Children’s Price (under 12yrs): £4.50.

Please visit the IKEA website for more details

Saturday, December 6th, 2014, 19:30, Greyfriars' Kirk, Edinburgh

Charity Concert, Conductor: Robert Dick

Mark Wilson, Leader

December 5th, 2014, 19:30; Sacred Heart  Church, Lauriston

Christmas Charity Concert in aid of the Refugee Survival Trust.

A concert of International Christmas carols and music.

Nina will sing: Jul jul, stralande Jul (Evers/Nyquist) and Minuit, Chretiens (A. Adam)

November 2014

Sunday, November 16th, 2014, 7pm.

Dunblane High School


Mark Wilson: Conductor


Programme including:

Beethoven: Overture "Coriolan"

Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus (selection)

Mozart Flute Concerto

Arensky: Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky

Tickets £9 Full price/£2 Concessions

Saturday, November 8th, 2014, Kilmarnock Grand Hall

Concert, Gordon Cree conductor

Mark: 1st violin,  Nina: viola

October 2014

Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 19:30, St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Concert, Nenthorn Ensemble,

Mark: Leader

Friday, October 17th, 2014, 21:00 The Coffee House, Aberdeen

Upload Opera performance,  part of the OXJAM Festival

"Upload Opera": a concert for anyone who doesn't know much about opera but would like to know more

Nina, soprano.

Nina will sing:  Mozart: O, Zittre Nicht (Die Zauberflote),  Britten: My heart leaps up with joy (Albert Herring) ; Puccini: Chi il bel sogno (La Rondine) ;

Donizetti Ah! Tardai troppo.. o luce di quest' anima  (Linda di Chamounix)


Sunday, October 5th, 2014, 11:00

Service, Paisley Abbey

Haydn: Missa Brevis St Joannis de Deo

Nina Kopparhed: soprano soloist (Benedictus)

September 2014

Sunday, September 28th, 19:00, Paisley Abbey

Paisley Abbey Charity Concert "Come and Sing Handel's Messiah.

Nina: Soprano soloist

Mark: Leader

August 2014

Tuesday, Aug 12th, 2014. 19:00 Broughton St Mary's, Edinburgh,

Wednesday, Aug 13th, 2014. 19:00 Broughton St Mary's, Edinburgh,

Thursday Aug 14th, 2014. 19:00 Broughton St Mary's, Edinburgh,

Saturday, Aug 16th, 2014. 19:00 Broughton St Mary's, Edinburgh,


Aria Alba: Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute or One Flew over the Birdman's Nest?)

Nina: Die Konigin der Nacht;

Mark: Conductor/Musical Director

This production is sung in German with surtitles and narration in English

Click here for tickets, or buy them directly from Aria Alba

 

July 2014

Saturday, July 26th, 2014 Uig Hall, Dunoon, 19:00

Aria Alba: Die Zauberflote

Nina: Die Konigin der Nacht (Queen of the Night)

Mark: Conductor, violinist and Co- Musical Director

 

June 2014

June 17th-Jly 1st, 2014:  Cruise Ship Saga: Pearl II:

Mark will be performing as 1st violinist in the String Quartet on board Saga "Pearl II"

Friday, June 13th, 2014, Aldoborough Manor, Boroughbridge, Nr. York

Bampton Opera: Mozart: La Finta Semplice

Mark: Leader,

Nina: Viola

Saturday, June 7th, 2014, 19:30

Ayr Baptist Church, 9 Mews Lane, Fort Street, Ayr KA7 1DL

Ayr Camerata, Conductor Paul Wood

 

Mark: solo violin, Kenneth Leighton violin concerto

May 2014

May 29th, 2014, 19:30

Concert, Cellar 35, Aberdeen,

"Upload Opera": a concert for anyone who doesn't know much about opera but would like to know more.

Nina will sing

Mozart: Der Holle Rache (Die Zauberflote: Die Konigin der Nacht)

Britten: Be Kind and Courteous (A Midsummer Night's Dream: Tytania)

Donizetti: Ah! Tardar Troppo.. o luce di quest' anima  (Linda di Chamounix: Linda)

Britten: My heart leaps up (Albert Herring: Miss Wordsworth)

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Sunday, May 4th, 2014. Dower House, Corstorphine.

Aria returns to Dower House

Mark Wilson, conductor and violinist

Nina Kopparhed, soprano: Nina will sing

Mozart: Zittre nicht (Die Zauberflote, Queen of the Night)

                        Mozart: Soave Zeffiri (Voyagers' Chorus; Idomeneo: Elettra)

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 afternoon recital, Wigtown

Dumfries Music Society

Nina Kopparhed and Afton Strings

Nina: soprano soloist and violin 2

Mark: violin 1

Recital to include Schubert songs for soprano and String Trio.

April 2014

Friday, April 25th, 2014. 19:30 Broughton St Mary's Church, Edinburgh

Aria Alba Spring Concert

Mark Wilson, conductor and Violinist

Nina Kopparhed, soprano

Mark will conduct the programme and play the violin for certain items;

Nina will sing:

Mozart: Soave Zeffiri (Voyagers' Chorus; Idomeneo: Elettra)

Mozart: Der Holle Rache (Die Zauberflote: Queen of the Night)

Mozart: Riconosci in questo amplesso (6tet: Le Nozze di Figaro; Nina: Susanna)

 

Sunday, April 20th,2014 : Paisley Abbey Easter Service

 

Mark: Principal 2nd Violin

Nina, 2nd violin

Friday, April 18th 2014: Haddo House, and

Saturday April 19th, 2014: Haddo House

Haddo Opera: La Boheme

Mark: Leader,

Nina: viola

 

Sunday, April 6th, 2014: Ayr Town Hall, 19:30

Ayr Choral Union, City of Glasgow Symphony Orchestra

Poulenc: Gloria

Jenkins: The Armed Man

Mark: 1st Violin,

                                  Nina: Viola

March 2014

Friday, March 28th, 2014: Southwark Cathedral

Dulwich College Concert

Elgar: Spirit of England

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

Nina: Principal viola

Sunday, March 9th, 2014, 19:00

Heyford Park Chapel, Upper Heyford.

Final Showcase of the New London Opera Players Course:

Nina Kopparhed will sing Britten: "My heart leaps up" (Miss Wordsworth/Albert Herring)

January 2014

Thursday, January 2nd: Glasgow Cathedral

City of Glasgow Symphony Orchestra

Handel: Messiah:

Mark: 1st Violin,

Nina: Viola

December 2013

Friday, December 6th, 2013, St John the Baptist Church, Corstorphine

Aria Alba Christmas gala

Mark Wilson, Conductor and violin

Nina Kopparhed, soprano.

Nina will sing: Mozart: Der Holle Rache (the Queen of the Night, Die Zauberflote)

and the soprano solo  in Placido e il mar, andiamo (Voyagers' Chorus: Idomeneo: Elettra)

November 2013

Saturday, November 30th, 2013: 19:30. Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling

Stirling University Chorus, Conductor Alistair Warwick

Programme: Bach Cantata 140: Wachet Auf

Bach Mass in A "Lutheran"

Charpentier: Messe de eMinuit

Bach: Double concerto

Nina Kopparhed, soprano soloist,

Mark Wilson, leader and soloist, Bach: Double Concerto

Sunday, November 24th, 2013: 19:00, Victoria Halls, Dunblane

Mark Wilson, Conductor and solo violinist.

 

Mark will as part of the programme play and direct the Bach: Violin Concerto in E major.

 

For more information, please visit www.dunblanechamberorchestra.org

October 2013

Sunday, October 20th, 19:30

Paisley Abbey: Anniversary concert for George McPhee

Nina: principal viola

Friday, October 4th, Moffat Music Society,

Old Well Theatre, Old Well Rd, Moffat, Dumfriesshire DG10 9AP

Nina Kopparhed (soprano) with Afton Strings Trio (Mark Wilson, violin, Michael Beeston, viola and Ilse McFarlane, cello).

Programme to include Schubert: String trio D471; Schubert lieder for soprano and string trio (Am mein Herz, Der Fluss, Gretchen am Spinnrade, Der Schmetterling and Der Hirt aus dem Felsen). and Schubert's String Quartet "Der Tod und das Madchen"

August 2013

Saturday, August 31st, 2013: 18:45 - 23:00

Dinner, Royal Burgess Golfing Society, Edinburgh (Club members only)

Arcantora Duo: A mix of mainly opera and operetta arias mixed with Folk songs as well as songs from Phantom of the Opera, Barbara Streisand, Eva Cassidy and others.

Friday, August 30th, 2013, 15:30 All Saints Church, Wandsworth High Street, London

Showcase, National Opera Studio Opera Intensive Course, London:

Repertoire: Britten: My heart leaps up with Joy (Albert Herring: Miss Wordsworth)

Sunday, August 25th, Westonbirt School

Bampton Opera: La Finta Semplice

Mark: Leader

Nina: Principal viola

Thursday August 1st- Sunday Aug 4th: 19:00

Aria Alba: Dido and Aeneas: St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh

Mark: conductor/violinist/Musical Director;

Nina will sing the role of Belinda on Thursday, August 1st and Saturday August 3rd

Tickets (£10/£5) can be reserved through the Aria Alba website or through official Edinburgh Fringe websites such as https://www.edfringe.com/whats-on/musicals-and-operas/dido-and-aeneas?reviews=audience

July 2013

Friday, July 20th Deanery Gardens, Bampton, and

Saturday, July 21st Deanery Gardens, Bampton

Bampton Opera: La Finta Semplice

Mark: Leader:

Nina: Principal viola

 

Saturday July 21st, Bampton Church (lunchtime concert)

Mark (violin 1) and Nina (viola) together with Claire Parkin (violin 2) Babette Lichtenstein (Cello) will be playing the Haydn Op. 76 No. 1, Mozart "Dissonance" Quartet and the Barber String Quartet Op. 11

June 2013

Sunday, June 2nd: 17:15- 18:00.

Innerpeffray Library.

Nina with the violinist David Christie and cellist Ilse McFarlane will be playing a programme featuring Scottish music through the ages. The recital will also include readings from the Innerpeffray Library's newly acquired collection of 1st editions of Scottish literature

Invited audience only

Saturday, June 15th: Yetholm Sinfonia: Kelso Old Parish Church

Mark will be leading the concert as well as playing the solo in Mozart's "Haffner Serenade"

May 2013

Saturday, May 4th: Aria Alba Showcase, Bruntsfield Church, Edinburgh.

as part of the evening Nina will sing the arias

Bellini: Ah, non credea mirarti/Ah, non giunge and Purcell: Shake the Cloud (Dido& Aeneas) as well as the ensemble Soave sia il vento (Mozart: Cosi fan Tutte)

Mark will be playing the violin and conducting

April 2013

Thu, April th10th: Co-Opera Co Showcase,

John McIntosh Theatre, London

Sat, April 12th, 14:30 Co-Opera Co

Performance, Puccini: Il Tabarro and Suor Angelica:

John McIntosh Theatre, London (Nina,  Suor Osmina/2nd Touriere (cover showing)

Sat, April 12th, 19:30 Co-Opera Co:

Performance, Puccini: Il Tabarro and Suor Angelica:

John McIntosh Theatre, London(Nina: Suor Osmina)

Sun, April 13th,19:30 Co-Opera Co:

Performance, Puccini: Il Tabarro and Suor Angelica:

John McIntosh Theatre, London (Nina: Suor Osmina)

February 2013

Nina will be playing the viola in Merry Opera's production of The Magic Flute:

These are the performances she'll be playing in:

Wed, Feb 6th: Preview: Riverside Studios, Hammersmith

Fri, Feb 9th: Performance: Riverside Studios, Hammersmith

Thu Feb 21st: Performance: Riverside Studios, Hammersmith

Fri Feb 22nd: Performance: Riverside Studios, Hammersmith

(More dates tbc)

December 2012

Mark spent all of December 2012 at

the Pitlochry Festival Theatre,

playing the violin in their production of White Christmas.

The show got fantastic reviews from the audience and critics alike.

September 2012

Sunday September 2nd: 11:30-15:30

The Inverclyde Wedding Show, Greenock Town Hall

For tickets, please email [email protected]

August 2012

August 3rd, 2012: Aria Alba: Le Nozze di Figaro:

Greyfriar's Kirk, Edinburgh

Nina: Susanna, Mark: Conductor/violin

 

Sunday, August 5th, 19:00: Afton String Trio:

Balquhidder Summer Festival

(Mark, violin; Nina, viola; Ilse McFarlane, cello)

 String trios by Dohnanyi, Borodin, Fuchs and Moeran.

August 8th, 2012: Aria Alba: Le Nozze di Figaro:

Bruntsfield Evangelical Church, Edinburgh

Nina: Susanna, Mark: Conductor/violin

Saturday, August 18th, 19:00:

Concert, Dunblane Chamber Orchestra,

Holy Trinity Church, Stirling

Nina, soprano: Mozart: Exsultate Jubilate

Mark: Conductor

Sunday August 19th, 2012: 10:00-17:00

The Loch Lomond Wedding Exhibition

Over 115 exhibitors! Tickets through the website (click the link above)

Previous Wedding Shows:

 Sunday, April 15th, 2012, 11:30-15:30

The Inverclyde Wedding Show, Greenock Town Hall.

For tickets, please email [email protected]

 

Sunday April 1st, 2012, 11:30-15:30:

St Andrews- in the square, Glasgow

For tickets, please email [email protected]

 

Sund ay March 25th, 2012. 11:30-15:30

The great big Ghillie Dhu wedding fair; The Ghillie Dhu, Edinburgh

For tickets, please email [email protected]

Ticket £3 includes - a tea/coffee on arrival and a goody bag!

 

Saturday March 10th, 2012. 11:00-16:00:

Milngavie Wedding Fair, Milngavie Town Hall.

Entry: £3.

 

Sunday, October 9th, 2011: 12-16:00

The Inverclyde Wedding show,

Greenock Town Hall, Glasgow

For pre-registering, email [email protected] with your name, the event name and how many tickets you need and you'll receive a free goody-bag!

 

Sunday, September 11th: 12-16:00

The Ibrox Wedding Show, Glasgow,

75 wedding suppliers, live catwalk show and live bands

For pre-registering, email [email protected] with your name, the event name and how many tickets you need and you'll receive a free goody-bag!

 

Sunday, August 14th, 2011: 11:00-16:00

the Dumbarton and Loch Lomond Wedding Show:

Strathclyde Homes Stadium.

For pre-registering, email [email protected] with your name, the event name and how many tickets you need and you'll receive a free goody-bag!

 

Sunday, August 7th, 2011: 12.00-16.00:

the Paisley and Renfrewshire Wedding Show,

Paisley Town Hall.

For pre-registering, email [email protected] with your name, the event name and how many tickets you need and you'll receive a free goody-bag!

 

Sunday, March 27th, 2011: 12.00-16.00:

Seamill Hydro Wedding Showcase.

Free admission all day!

Sunday January 23rd 2011: 11.00-16.00:

Helensburgh&Loch Lomond wedding fayre,

Victoria Halls, Helensburgh.