Angela Henckel — Soprano

Angela Henckel

Angela's repertoire encompasses a wide range of styles, from Baroque Opera to Contemporary works. She brings passion, skill, and artistry to every performance, and is known for her emotional depth and technical precision. She has been praised by critics and audiences alike for her stunning vocal control and expressive power.

She appears at Britain's major concert venues, including The South Bank, The Symphony Hall Birmingham, St John's Smith Square and The Royal Albert Hall.

She was a Company Principal with Opera Restor'd and Hand Made Opera touring the UK at venues including The Linbury Studio Covent Garden & The Wigmore Hall.

As a session singer, you will hear her voice on television shows, movie soundtracks, Pop Albums and commercials.

Christopher Gould — Piano

Christopher Gould

Christopher Gould read music at Clare College, Cambridge before taking up a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music to study accompaniment with John Streets and Malcolm Martineau. On graduation he won all the major competitions for piano accompaniment: an award from The Geoffrey Parsons Trust in 1996, the Gerald Moore Award (1998), and the first prize for pianists in the Wigmore International Song Competition (2001).

Christopher divides his time between a busy recital career and freelance vocal coaching, and has acted as staff pianist and coach for various international schools. In London he has performed with such artists as Sarah Walker, Ann Murray, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Roderick Williams and Geraldine McGreevy at the Wigmore Hall, St Johns Smith Square, the Purcell Room and on BBC Radio 3.

Christopher has released several discs as both sound engineer and pianist. His broad discography includes song recordings with Daniel Norman, Roderick Williams, William Towers and Catherine Wyn-Rogers.  Recently released are Sonnets, a disc of songs by Britten, Liszt and Dankworth with Daniel Norman, Glorious Quest, an album with Rodney Earl Clark featuring hits from the Golden Age of Broadway musicals, and A New Dawn with Tarsha Cole and Alla Kravkuch, featuring songs in German, French and Russian to bring new hope for 2021. Leaves from the Tree of Life, Christopher’s latest release with tenor Norbert Meyn and Ensemble Émigré, is a premier recording of works by the neglected composer Robert Kahn, receiving a 5-star review by BBC Music Magazine.