Linda Richardson

Series: Season 11 2020-2021
Date: Wed 30 Sep 2020 - 7:00pm
Venue: See description
Tickets: To be confirmed

Linda Richardson

Concert by Linda Richardson (soprano) & Robin Humphreys (piano)

PLUS Spotlight concert featuring Katerina Piperakis

This event will be broadcast live and will not be available to be publicly viewed on social media.

Anyone will be able to attend our online concerts, but as places are limited we will be allocating online attendance slots to our regular audience and season ticket holders as a matter of priority.

If you are not a season ticket holder we would ask you to consider leaving a donation to the concert series (if you are able to) after the concert. We rely on our ticket income to keep our concert series going.

Welcome from the Chair of Trustees & the SCS Spotlight Director


Spotlight Concert featuring Katerina Piperakis
programme TBA


Short Community spotlight on youth music ensembles in Cheshire with music leader Jamie Sharpe followed by a performance by LMT ensemble


Concert by Linda Richardson (soprano) & Robin Humphreys (piano)

Pretty Ring Time Warlock
Sleep Guerney
She moved through the fair (Trad)
Come to me in my dreams Bridge
Shepherds song Elgar 
Die Nacht Strauss
Allerseelen Strauss 
Zueignung  Strauss
Un Bel di  from Madama Butterfly Puccini
Vissi d’arte from Tosca Puccini
We’ll gather lilacs Novello


Linda Richardson was born in Cheshire and studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, where she was a Peter Moores Foundation Scholar and winner of the Frederic Cox Award, and then at the National Opera Studio.

An English National Opera Company Principal between 1997 and 2005, her roles there included Virtue The Coronation of Poppea, Fiordiligi Così fan tutte, Lauretta Gianni Schicchi, Micaela Carmen, Gretel Hansel and Gretel, Gilda Rigoletto, Zerlina Don Giovanni, Sophie Der Rosenkavalier, Mimi La Bohème, title roles The Fairy Queen and Alcina, Violetta La Traviata, Woglinde Rhinegold, Helena A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Donna Anna Don Giovanni. Elsewhere she has sung Karolka Jenufa, Mimi, Nanetta Falstaff, Pamina Die Zauberflöte Countess Marriage of Figaro, Violetta La Travata Gilda Rigoletto with Opera North, Lisetta La Vera Constanza at Garsington, Norina Don Pasquale for Clonter Opera, Fairy Queen in Barcelona, First Niece Peter Grimes at Netherlands Opera, Amina La Sonnambula  Mimi La Boheme and Alice Falstaff for Opera Holland Park.

Linda performs extensively on the oratorio and concert platform, and is a frequent recitalist. She appeared as Annie in Jonathan Dove’s TV opera When She Died on Channel 4. Recordings include Hearts and Flowers, a collection of Victorian Parlour Songs, and Oscar Un Ballo in Maschera for Chandos.

Most recent roles include, Katya Kabanova with ETO,  Alice Falstaff and Cio-Cio San Madame Butterfly Longborough Festival Opera, Mrs Coyle Owen Wingrave  Nuremburg International Music chamber Festival, Violetta  Scottish Opera and for WNO Anna Anna Bolena, Violetta Traviata, Almaltea Moses in Egitto and Elvira I Puritani