Biographies - Sally Langford



Sally is President of Kentish Opera. She studied singing as a mezzo-soprano with Audrey Langford and Andrew Field and at the National School of Opera. She has sung principal roles in Semele with the Handel Opera Company, Lohengrin with The Royal Opera House, Parthenope & Agrippina with Opera 61, Carmen (title role) and The Italian Girl in Algiers (Isabella) - directed by Colin Graham - with Kentish Opera and The Beggar’s Opera and Dido and Aeneas with The English Opera Group under Benjamin Britten at the Aldeburgh Festival. She also sang at The City of London Festival and the Drottningholm Theatre, Sweden. She is director of productions for Kentish Opera and productions include Manon Lescaut, Peter Grimes, Turandot, Don Quixote,The Queen of Spades, Eugene Onegin, Samson & Delilah, Nabucco and The Force of Destiny. In 2004 Sally directed The Marriage of Figaro for Opera Brava, and will direct a New Year’s Hoffnung Concert at the Opera de Lausanne in 2006. Previous Hoffnung Concerts include Let’s fake an Opera and The Horrotorio at the Gasteig Concert Hall broadcast live with the Munich Radio Orchestra, Opera National de Bordeaux and Teatro Verdi, Trieste.