Cantique de Noël

A Recital for Voice and Harp 9th & 10th December Very much looking forward to working once again with harpist Valeria Kurbatova following our performance at the BAFTA Games Awards show earlier year.  Our recital, Cantique de Noël, at the Kino-Teatr, St Leonards-on-sea, is full of favourite festive pieces, mesmerising harp solos and songs that dream of white Christmases…

Coulter Partners Sponsorship for ENO Operaworks Course

Very pleased to have received sponsorship from Coulter Partners to cover the fees of studying on ENO’s Operaworks course.  In addition to a bursary from English National Opera my costs for the course, and the associated costs, will now be covered. Sophie worked for Coulter Partners as CEO Bianca Coulter’s PA in 2011 and was an integral…

Kate Pinkerton – Madama Butterfly at Cadogan Hall

With a stellar cast filling the major roles including Simon Thorpe as Sharpless, Alberto Sousa as Pinkerton,  Stephanie Lewis as Suzuki, Benjie Del Rosario as Goro and Beibei Wang in the title role Peter Knapp conducted the small orchestra on Cadogan’s stage.  I enjoyed my brief outing as Kate Pinkerton! 

ENO Operaworks 2016/17

Following two rounds of auditions with the English National Opera team I have been offered a place to study on their professional development course, Operaworks, this autumn! The course for 12-14 opera singers covers audition technique, acting, stagecraft and many aspects of developing your professional career. It’s going to be a great opportunity to work at such a high level with…

Camber Sands Photoshoot with Rob Stothard

Photoshoot with photographer Robert Stothard at Camber Sands. A multi-award winning documentary photographer based in London, Rob is a friend from our time as mathematics undergraduates at Leeds University. He has worked in post-revolution Egypt, ‘war-time’ Palestine, the cricket pitches of England, along the Anglo-Scottish border and in Ukraine with work published in or commissioned by The New…

Mozart in Russia and Other Tall Tales 3/4 June

Following a sell-out performance in January at the Kino Teatr I will be returning to perform a new show accompanied by wonderful pianist Helen Ridout and a great friend from Leipzig – Finnish mezzo Amanda Martikainen. On Friday the 3rd & Saturday 4th June 7.30pm, Kino Teatr we will be performing a varied show with operatic…

Opera Prelude Singer’s Friend’s Fund Award

I’m very excited to have received funding for coachings with legendary soprano Dame Anne Evans, whom I sang for in Opera Prelude’s recent Masterclass arranged with the International Opera Awards. Many thanks to the generous donors who support Opera Prelude’s fund for young singers! I’m very grateful to the Singer’s Friend’s Fund for giving me this…

BAFTA Games Awards Performance

An incredible night singing with harpist Valeria Kurbatova at the BAFTA Awards Ceremony for Games at the Tobacco Docks, London.  Producer Trey Farley had arranged for us to perform Schubert’s Ave Maria while an overview of the stunning games that have been released in the last year, and that were nominated in the Games Awards, played on the…

Opera Prelude

Very pleased to announce I’ll be joining Opera Prelude this year as a lecturer and recitalist:   http://www.operaprelude.com/our-lecturers/sophie-pullen-soprano/ This brilliant company have a roster of young talent giving lecture recitals on various operas and composers.  I’m hugely excited to be taking on this challenge and look forward to researching and singing with this wonderful group.

15th Jan Recital at Kino-Teatr

Very much looking forward to performing with tenor Gary Marriott, pianist Francis Rayner and oboe player Susan Hutton in the magnificent Kino-Teatr next Friday 15th January at 7.30pm. An eclectic evening of music with arias, art song, piano solos, chamber music and poetry.  Come along!