Classical singer - Opera Singer | Kensington, London(2 Reviews)
Based In: Kensington, London
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Margaret can perform an eclectic mix of songs ranging from Classical, musical theatre, Folk, Classical crossover and popular music. She has fully professional orchestral tracks (Recorded by the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra) and/or can perform with piano accompaniment, string quartet or live orchestra. Margaret is a charming Irish Colleen with a great stage presence. She interacts amazingly well with the audience. You are guaranteed performances that will make you both laugh and cry.
Any music required can be performed
(Eg of rep) O Mio Babino Caro, Ave Maria, Nessun Dorma, Time to say goodbye, Danny Boy, Song cycles (French, Italian, German) Musical theatre number ie My fair Lady, Mary Poppins, Les miserables
More popular music: Billy joel Lullaby, Tears in Heaven, hallelujuah (Leonard Cohen)
Anything is possible
Margaret keys is a chart topping and award winning Classical soprano from Northern Ireland.
She graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a First Class Honours Degree in Music Education and a Masters Degree in Vocal performance.
Since graduating Margaret’s career has continued to rise. She signed a recording contract with Universal Records and has been hailed as a unique find:
“Every once in a while an artist makes you feel truly humbled. Margaret Keys is one of those artists. She has a voice of pure warmth and beauty. love with Margaret." (Universal Records CEO)
... She has performed extensively throughout the world and has performed with some of the world’s leading orchestras and performers. She made her debut in New York’s Carnegie Hall in December 2016 and was selected to perform for Pope Francis in a special concert for his first visit to the USA which was broadcast to an audience of 1.5million. She was subsequently invited to perform several times at the BBC Radio 2 broadcast “Christmas with the Stars” at the Royal Albert Hall and also in “Sunday Night at the London Palladium”
She also performed at the annual Royal Christmas Carol Concert at St James’ Palace, London in the presence of members of the Royal family.
Following these successes Margaret has performed and toured with West End star Alfie Boe, Russell Watson, Andrea Bocelli, Paul Potts and was special guest to the multi- platinum selling The Fron Male Voice Choir in their recent tour to New York City and in their UK tour. She has also performed on several TV broadcasts including BBC Songs of Praise, The BBC Proms and on PBS American TV specials.
Margaret was invited to perform for HRH Prince of Wales Foundation Concert for Children and Arts, which was aired to an audience of 5million on Classic Fm and Sky Arts.
Her high-profile performances have made a great impact on the world of classical music and thus prompted her appointment as the Irish Ambassador for HRH Prince of Wales Foundation for Children and Arts. She is also now a very proud ambassador and supporter of The Sick Children’s trust.
Her highly anticipated new album “The Gift of Music” was released in the summer of 2018. The album topped the UK Classical and Classicfm Charts
Reviews (2 Reviews)
Universal Records No 1 Album (2018)
Performed with Andrea Bocelli, Alfie Boe, Russell Watson, Michael Crawford,
- MMUS Singing and Performance (RSAMD)
- RTE Concert Orchestra “An evening with Sondheim” Lead vocalist
- RTE Production of Carousel Played the role of Carrie Pipperidge
- Played the role of Katie Tourish in the Irish play “A Miracle in Ballymore”
- Sunday Night at the London Palladium (Soloist)
- Christmas with the Stars Royal Albert Hall (BBC Radio 2) Guest singer
- Carnegie Hall “A Christmas celebration” (lead Soloist ... )
- Special guest singer with Alfie Boe, Russell Watson, Paul Potts and Andrea Boccelli (2014-2018)
- An audience with Michael Crawford 2018 (Guest singer)
- Bill Kenwright Gala concert productions: Theatre Royal Windsor (2014-2017) Guest soloist
- BBC Songs of praise 2018 (Lead soloist)
- PBS Special with Jan Mulder and the Amsterdam Festival orchestra 2016 (Special guest singer)
- St James’ Palace Christmas concert 2018 (Soloist)
- Classicfm Christmas concert and broadcast (2016 AND 2018) Lead soloist
- Vatican radio Easter broadcast (Soloist)
BBC, ITV, Rotary International, BMW, MERCEDES, Coperate events (Business galas)
Concert orchestras, Charity events for HRH Prince of Wales Foundation and events
Wedding Reception Entertainment Birthday Party Entertainment Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christening Entertainment Product Launches Trade Shows Christmas Party Events Gala Dinners Jewish Weddings After Dinner Entertainment.
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