City of London Sinfonia and Merton Council have announced the singers for Classics in the Park, which will take place this September in Wimbledon Park.
Mezzo soprano Carolyn Dobbin and soprano Tereza Gevorgyan are set to charm concert goers with their beautiful voices on 11 and 12 September.
Carolyn is from Northern Ireland and has sung numerous roles including Penelope in Il Tirorno d’Ulisse, Flora in La Traviata and the title role in Carmen. She trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and was on Northern Ireland’s Young Artist Programme, OTC in Dublin. In 2010, she was a Welsh National Opera (WNO) Associate Artist, the recipient of the WNO Chris Ball Bursary and the Sir John Moores Award, singing Mercedes Carmen and second lady in the Magic Flute.
Carolyn has worked previously with the City of London Sinfonia as well as with numerous other orchestras including Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. She has also worked with world class conductors including Sir David Willcocks, Jane Glover and Sir Charles Mackerras.
Tereza Gevorgyan comes from Armenia and is currently training at the National Opera Studio in London. She has performed a variety of roles from Musetta in La Boheme to Tatiana in Eugene Onegin. She has performed in world-class concert venues, Carnegie Hall and Chicago Symphony Hall.
Tereza has won numerous prizes including the Rosenblatt Recital Prize and the Edith Mary Clarke Cup for the best female singer. She was also winner of the Pavarotti Prize in 2013 and won the Les Azuriales Karaviotis Prize also that year.