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.
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.
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.