Singing Performing

IreneSoprano Soloist

Irene Grant-Jones is a highly versatile soprano with an exceptionally large vocal range. She is exquisite in the classical repertoire and adorable in the show songs from musicals and contemporary scene. Her singing brings the emotion right to peoples’ souls.

Adjudicator

Irene Grant-Jones is an adjudicator for ‘The British and International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech’.

Irene studied singing with Flora Nielsen and John Carol Case. Music festivals and eisteddfods established in Irene a passion for singing and performing from a young age. She won the Llangollen International Eisteddfod soprano solo category under 18 and later won the Parepa Rosa prize at the Royal Academy of Music. Irene’s work includes recitals, oratorios and ‘Proms in the Park’. Irene’s successful teaching method attracts children and mature students of all ages. A degree in dance, drama and English brings an all round artistic experience and knowledge to her work.

Irene’s Youtube account has attracted over 80,000 hits:
www.youtube.com/sopranoigj

Irene’s ‘Classical’ repertoire includes:
(Mainly by composer - too many songs or arias to list individually)

Arias from choral works by:

Bach - Magnificat, Passions, Cantata 51
Brahms - Requiem
Handel - Messiah, Acis & Galitaea
Orff - Carmina Burana
Rossini - Petite Messe Solenelle

Irene

Arias from operas by:

Delibes - Lakme (Flower Duet)
Humperdinck - Hansel and Gretel
Mozart - Magic Flute (Queen of the night aria)
Puccini - La Boheme, Tosca, Madame Butterfly
Rossini -
Strauss - Die Fledermaus (Laughing song)
Verdi - La Traviata

Lieder by:

Brahms
Schubert
Schumann
Strauss
Wolf

French songs by:

Debussy
Duparc
Faure

English songs by:

Dyson
Gurney
Head
Ireland
Quilter

Songs from shows:

Lloyd Webber - Aspects of Love, Cats, Evita, Phantom of the Opera

Assorted songs:

Ave Maria - Gounod, Caccini
You'll never walk alone
Bach - On my shepherd
From a distance
Rutter - All things bright and beautiful
Sometimes when we touch
Cavatina (He was beautiful)
The power of love
The wind beneath your wings
Time to say goodbye