Lead role for Abigail in 'The Girl Behind the Glass'

The presentation was as stark as it was effective, with two singers occupying centre-stage and a cellist at the rear of stage-left. Abigail Kelly took the role of the main protagonist, . . . ."

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Unfinished Opera About Nanny Well Received

Praise poured down like Portland rain on three women associated with a still unfinished opera staged at the School of Music, Edna Manley College (EMC), on Friday night.

The praise came at least partly, because of the patriotism of the audience, though, ironically, none of the three women - Nanny of the Maroons, the opera's main character; the composer, Dr Shirley J. Thompson, and soprano Abigail Kelly, the work's soloist - is a "born Jamaican". Click here to read more.

The Thieving Magpie, Midland Opera at the Crescent Theatre - Birmingham Post review, July 2015

The Thieving Magpie, Midland Opera at the Crescent Theatre - Birmingham Post , July 2015

As Ninetta, the falsely-accused servant-girl, Abigail Kelly was simply brilliant. Still young, she can boast an upper register into estremis which is mature, bright and clear, and she projects both musically and dramatically with cultured poise. Yes, she has a vibrato to her tone, but it's never intrusive.

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English Touring Opera - March to May 2013

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English Touring Opera promotional flyer, March - May 2013

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Ashley Wood Festival 2013 - 6th July 2013

Singers confirmed for 6th July:

Soprano Abigail Kelly and Baritone Njabulo Madlala are confirmed as the performers for the Jesse Owens song cycle at Ashley Wood Festival. Abigail Kelly has appeared with Opera South Africa and is currently singing with English Touring Opera; and Njabulo Madlala (winner of the 2010 Kathleen Ferrier Competition) has sung for Opera Holland Park amongst others and has appeared at Sadler's Wells, ROH2, and the Cheltenham Festival.

Patron: Ralph Fiennes Artistic director: Jim Driscoll "This is what all festivals should be like" (Fyfe Dangerfield)

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www.abigailkellysoprano.com
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Summertime Gala Concert - 29th June 2013

AbKellySummerAbigail will be performing at one of the UK's most prestigious venues; St John's Smith Square, London, on Saturday 29th June 2013. Click here for more details.

Third Annual Afridiziak Gifts and Occasions Winter Fair 2012 - 01/12/12

A unique shopping event that brings together exhibitors offering affordable cultural gifts you won't find on the shelves of local high street shops or department stores. Highlights for Birmingham include a head-wrapping workshop by Sister E and two performances from Abigail Kelly Soprano.

 

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50 Years of Montserrat Festival Christmas benefit concert - 16 December 2012

100x100MABKAbigail performs at Lookout Roman Catholic Church in Montserrat as part of the St. Augustine School Celebration of 50 Years of the Montserrat Festival, under the distinguished patronage of His Excellency Adrian Davis and Mrs. Sujue Davis. 

Accompanied by: Rebecca Chalmers (Pianist) and supporting local singers.

Tickets: Church Seats $30:00 / Foyer Seats $25:00 / School Children $15:00

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From Coleridge-Taylor to Chopin" - 29th September 2012

Image1A classical charity concert in September 2012 featuring composers and performers of Black heritage,"From Coleridge-Taylor to Chopin" - piano, soprano and baritone recital. Saturday 29th September 2012 at 7.30pm, Arnhem Gallery in the Fairfield Halls, Croydon.
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Abigail performs in Grand Cayman - 26/27 October 2012

Image2Abigail performs at George Town, Grand Cayman on Friday 26th / 27th October 2012. Admission: Pre sold: $25. $30 on the door.
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Autumn Gala Concert, Birmingham UK - Sat 6th October 2012

Image3Abigail performs a a recital of operatic arias, art songs, traditional spirituals, musicals and jamaican folk songs at Birmingham Cathedral, Colmore Row, Birmingham City Centre B3 2QB.
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Abigail's Tweets

AbigailKellySop @ChloeKnibbs1 Yes do please send me the recording! @BloomKingsHeath is up and running. I can't wait to get in there!
AbigailKellySop RT @lambethmusicnet: So great to see this @morleycollege and what a fantastic collaboration! @ace__london @WalcotLambeth @OvalLearning @Lam
AbigailKellySop Congratulations @AshmolePrimary @StMarks_Lambeth @VauxhallPrimary thanks so much for all of your hard work in telling Bessie Coleman's story
AbigailKellySop @mooremezzo @ETOpera @keefie123 It was so lovely to see you there! The children and the band were phenomenal tonigh… https://t.co/jUTujXKSbS
AbigailKellySop RT @mooremezzo: An amazing performance this evening @ETOpera #ETOBessieWings. Congrats to Tim, Sarah, Llewelyn, @AbigailKellySop @keefie12
AbigailKellySop I managed to see the #BessiesWings exhibition today. A big congrats to all the schools and children involved! https://t.co/Fh7jiasObt