Alexander trained at the Royal College of Music and made his national debut in a number of roles for Scottish Opera. In the UK, USA, Africa and Europe he has performed more than 30 roles in the lyric tenor repertoire including Tamino, Rodolfo, Ottavio, Faust, Ramiro, Nadir and Macduff. For Stanley Opera Alexander has sung Ferrando in Cosi fan tutte, Rodolfo in La Boheme, the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto and, most recently, Fenton in The Merry Wives of Windsor.
After chorus appearances in The Elixir of Love and Cosi fan tutte, Kirsty made her debut as a principal with Stanley Opera as Mimi in La Boheme in 2010 and sang Gilda in Stanley Opera’s production of Rigoletto in 2011 as part of the second Hinckley Opera Festival. Kirsty was the National Winner of Open Mic UK 2009, a competition for which over 8000 young singers applied and auditioned. She is currently at the London College of Music.
Chris first performed for Stanley Opera as the Messenger in La Traviata in 2001, followed the year after by Dr Falke in Die Fledermaus. Since then he has moved on to more substantial roles including The King of Egypt in Aida, Mephistopheles in Faust, Silvio in Pagliacci, Figaro in The Marriage of Figaro, Escamillo in Carmen, Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte and Marcello in La Boheme, the title role in Verdi’s Rigoletto, Danilo in The Merry Widow and, most recently, Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor. Chris has also recently sung Papageno in The Magic Flute with Knighton Opera in Leicester.
For Stanley Opera Debbie has sung Mercedes in Carmen, Giannetta in The Elixir of Love, Maddalena in Rigoletto, Valencienne in The Merry Widow and, most recently, Anne Page in The Merry Wives of Windsor. She has also performed many roles for both the Little Theatre and Haymarket in Leicester, including Leila in Iolanthe, Kate in Yeoman of the Guard and Ida in Die Fledermaus.
Andrew first sung for Stanley Opera in 2005 as Alfio in Cavalleria Rusticana. Since then he has played Bartolo in The Marriage of Figaro, Zuniga in Carmen, Dulcamara in The Elixir of Love, Colline in La Boheme, Sparafucile in Rigoletto and, most recently, Sir John Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor. In addition to opera, Andrew has also played roles in a number of musicals, including The Plant in The Little Shop of Horrors, Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz, Long John Silver in Treasure Island and a range of other musicals and operettas.
Louise first performed with Stanley Opera in 1992. After completing a degree at the Royal College of Music she returned to sing the title role of Aida in 2003, followed by Marguerite in Faust, Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana, Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, Micaela in Carmen, Adina in The Elixir of Love, Gilda at two performances of Verdi’s Rigoletto, Anna Glavari in The Merry Widow and, most recently, Alice Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor. Louise has performed lead roles in a variety of musicals, operas and plays in theatres in across the UK, as well as performing further afield in France, Germany, The Czech Republic and China.