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Socrates by Satie - Music and Mindfulness opens with Hull Urban Opera

Poppy appears as the soprano soloist portraying four male characters Alcibiades, Socrates, Phaedrus, Phaedo. A staged performance with meditations led by Jim Rogers, directed by Russell Plows, with costume design by Liz Dees and Musical Direction by Ben Newton.

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Finalist at the Somerset Song Prize 2019

Alongside pianist and duo partner Lucy Colquhoun, Poppy advanced through the regional and Semi-Final rounds and performed in the Final of the Somerset Song Prize 2019 in Taunton this May. They performed a programme of Strauss, Rebecca Clarke, Gounod, Poulenc and Rachmaninov for a panel including Elizabeth Watts, Simon Lepper and Stephan Loges.

Semi-Finalist at the Mozart Singing Competiton 2019

Alongside pianist and duo partner Lucy Colquhoun, Poppy advanced to the Semi-Final of the Mozart Singing Competition 2019, performing a programme of Pamina’s aria, Mendelssohn Poulenc, Gounod, and Rachmaninov.

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Semi-Finalist in the Royal Over-Seas League Vocal Category

Alongside pianist and duo partner Lucy Colquhoun, Poppy progressed to the semi-final of the Royal Over-Seas League Competition with a programme that included music by Mascagni, Ravel, Poulenc, Rebecca Clarke, Mendelssohn, and Obradors.