Pasquale Orchard (soprano)
Sergei Rachmaninov Oh Never Sing to Me Again! Op 4 No 4
Sergei Rachmaninov How Fair the Spot Op 21 No 7
Sergei Rachmaninov The Answer Op 21 No 4
Sergei Rachmaninov Lilacs Op 24 No 5
Sergei Rachmaninov Spring waters Op 14 No 11
Hugo Wolf Kennst du das Land
Erich Wolfgang Korngold Drei Lieder Op 21
Erich Wolfgang Korngold Glück, das mir verblieb from Die Tote Stadt
Antonín Dvořák Song to the Moon from Rusalka
Leos Janácek I Used to Steal from The Cunning Little Vixen
Aaron Copland Why Do They Shut Me Out of Heaven; The World Feels Dusty; Heart We Will Forget Him from Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson
Giacomo Puccini Tu, che di gel sei cinta from Turandot
Traditional Porkarekare ana (Maori lullaby)
John Drummond Prima Donna
Pasquale Orchard soprano
Jonathan Fisher piano
New Zealand born Soprano Pasquale Orchard is passionate about performance, holding her MMus and MMA in Classical voice, a LTCL diploma in Performance Arts, and diplomas in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and tap dance. In 2021 Pasquale was awarded her Post-Graduate Diploma with Distinction and is currently completing the International Artist Diploma at the Royal Northern College of Music under the tutelage of Mary Plazas.
In 2019 Pasquale was a Dame Malvina Major Emerging Artist with New Zealand Opera where she performed as Rosina in a Schools Tour adaptation of The Barber of Seville across New Zealand. In 2018 Pasquale was the New Zealand National Young Performer of the year in the PACANZ vocal competition and was selected as a finalist in the IFAC Handa Australian Singing competition, receiving a full tuition scholarship for a one-year intensive Masters at the Royal Northern College of Music from where she graduated with Distinction in 2020.
Roles include: Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro [RNCM], Soeur Constance in Dialogue des Carmelites [RNCM], Vixen in The Cunning Little Vixen [RNCM], Monica in The Medium [RNCM], La Fee in Cendrillon [Buxton International Festival], Zerlina in Don Giovanni [Allo Opera], Pot Boy / Child Prodigy in The Excursions of Mr. Broucek [Grange Park Opera] and Serpina in La Serva Padrona [Early Music and Education].
Pasquale proudly joined the Opera North chorus in the Autumn of 2022.