Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available available from 10.15am
Tamara Ravenhill studied violin from childhood in her native Ukraine. She began vocal studies with Lyudmila Tretiak in Kyiv, then Dodi Protero in New York and later with Enid Hartle and Robert Presley in London. She currently studies with Paula Anglin. Opera roles include: Rosalinda (Die Fledermaus); Mimi (La Bohème); Countess (The Marriage of Figaro); Alice Ford (Falstaff); Guilietta (The Tales of Hoffmann); Tatiana (Eugene Onegin, scenes); Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni); Fiordiligi (Così fan tutti); Elettra (Idomeneo); Vitelia (La Clemenza di Tito). Tamara sang the title role of Suor Angelica in Zezere Arts Festival, Portugal. Her oratorio and concert highlights include Verdi’s Requiem and an orchestral version of Wagner’s Wesendonk Lieder.
Martin Sharpe studied piano at the Royal College of Music as a Junior Exhibitioner where his teacher was John Barstow. Whilst there he made a broadcast for BBC radio performing works by Beethoven and Debussy.
Martin went on to pursue a career outside music, working in Whitehall; but he has continued to perform regularly at local concerts as a soloist, accompanist and duettist. He is currently chairman of Bromley Music Makers where he enjoys providing performance opportunities in London and elsewhere for the club’s student members from national music colleges.