The label already has Sir Bryn Terfel, Aled Jones, Michael Ball and Katherine Jenkins. Today it signed the Adiemus composer Sir Karl Jenkins (no relation). Anyone left in the valleys?
Not on Radio 3 – yet – or the BBC Proms. But it won’t be long. The ‘the world-renowned classical singer’ ((c) BBC Press Office) is to be a main presenter on BBC1’s Songs of Praise. Press release here. Fatima Salaria, Commissioning editor, Religion and Ethics, says: ‘Katherine’s personable approach to faith and worship […]
Imagine Cruising is offering a 23-night trip from Dubai to the UK next April, along with a performance from Welsh mezzo-soprano singer Katherine Jenkins.
The publicity juggernaut that has accompanied the diva’s present run at the Met has just sprouted a new shoot. Apparently, she is going to sing Carousel on Broadway in 2018. Just like Katherine Jenkins at ENO. Sort of.
The Welsh ‘opera’ singer admits she is way out of her depth in singing a leading role in Carousel on the Coliseum stage. ‘I’ve been doing a lot of work for the last two months privately to prepare myself for this day, from acting coaches to music coaches….’ But too late now to turn back. […]
David Beckham is speaking out after hacked emails were leaked online showing his alleged conversations with his team. Among the correspondence that leaked were comments slamming opera singer Katherine Jenkins for being honored by the Queen before him, a rant about donating money to UNICEF, and more. David‘s team has responded to the leak to [...]
The American soprano will sing in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical in Basle next week. Full casting here. With extra moves from Basle Ballet. London will hear Katherine Jenkins in the role next spring. Who wins?
The popular mezzo-soprano, soon to sing at ENO though she has never held that stage in a full opera, defines what it is she does in a Scottish interview today: ‘To me it means somebody who’s had training in the classical world so can operate in that space, but who also has an interest […]
English National Opera has fed the Daily Mail exclusive details of next spring’s commercial co-production of Carousel – 41 nights over five weeks. The lead roles in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical will be taken by the tenor Alfie Boe, who has sung opera creditably on the Coliseum stage, and Katherine Jenkins, the ‘opera singer’ […]
This is really cool, British Airways has had the first ballet performance on an airplane on one of its new Dreamliner routes to Moscow. Katherine Jenkins and the dancers of the Bolshoi Ballet treat our customers with very some special in-flight entertainment on board our brand new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Moscow. Show More Summary
She’s the in-flight live entertainment on British Airways, along with a couple of Bolshoi dancers, on a new Moscow service inaugurated this week. This official video is close-miked. Passenger videos (below) indicate there is no way she could make herself heard for long above the engine noise.
The popular Welsh mezzo has been promising for years to sing Carmen in concert as proof that she is entitled to be considered an ‘opera singer’. Not the whole role, mind, just one act. It was planned for a festival in rural Wales this week. But she has pulled out of the show, ‘absolutely gutted’, […]
She has entered the secret world. ITV News refers to her as ‘Opera star Katherine Jenkins‘ …. Sigh.
Katherine Jenkins was delivered of a 7lb daughter today, she announced on Twitter and Instagram: Introducing our daughter Aaliyah Reign Levitas, who came loudly into the world weighing almost 7lbs and surrounded by love. We are absolutely besotted with her & grateful for the beautiful blessing of this happy, healthy, little miracle. Cwtches all round. […]
So sweet! Mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins, 35, and husband Andrew Levitas announced the two have welcomed their firstborn baby girl Aaliyah Reign on Wednesday. We found out the Dancing With The Stars runner-up was expecting a daughter in May — and now the day has finally come! Related: The Cutest Celebrity Baby Announcements EVER! Below a collage of the newborn [...]
It escaped our attention in a busy month that the Welsh mezzo-soprano – popularly described as an opera singer though she has never performed in opera – will sing Carmen next summer at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod. Or perhaps not. Ms Jenkins, who is expecting a baby in the autumn, has agreed to sing ‘all the […]
Oh, dear. Katherine Jenkins keeps hitting wrong notes in the National Anthem