Peter Hall

Peter was born in South Wales and studied at the Royal College of Music. He made his operatic debut under his stage name John Hall‚ with The English Bach Festival at Covent Garden and subsequently appeared with all the major UK companies in roles including Figaro‚ Masetto ‚Leporello‚ Rocco‚ Time and Antinous and‚ at one time or another‚ all the Midsummer Nightʼs Dream bass roles! Amongst his awards are the Glyndebourne Touring Opera Prize and Glyndebourneʼs prestigious John Christie Award.

His appearances abroad have taken him to the Hong Kong‚ Israel‚ Aix-en-Provence‚ Athens‚ Batignano and Ravenna Festivals and to the opera houses of France‚ Italy‚ Germany‚ Holland and Belgium. Peterʼs concert career included frequent appearances in Royal Albert Hall‚ Royal Festival Hall‚ Queen Elizabeth Hall‚ Ulster Hall‚ Westminster Abbey‚ Westminster Cathedral‚ Kingʼs College Cambridge and many of our cathedrals and concert halls. BBC broadcasts include Serenade to Music as part of the Last Night of the Proms in 1984‚ Peter Schmoll‚ lieder recitals and numerous sacred works and operatic relays. Recordings and videos include La Traviata and Arabella with Glyndebourne Festival Opera and title role in Golem‚ winner of a major Gramophone Magazine Award.

Emma Hall

Emma started her career in the Operatic world aged 4 as a Bridesmaid in Sir Peter Hall’s production of Le Nozze di Figaro and went on to appear in many operas including Die Zauberflöte‚ Falstaff‚ Death in Venice‚ Peter Grimes‚ The Queen of Spades (all at Glyndebourne) and played Young Kuma The Enchantress and Urchin Danton’s Death for New Sussex Opera. She worked in the Press Office at the Royal Opera House and at Glyndebourne and on the Art’s Desk at the Independent. She worked in the Vocal Division at IMG Artists‚ London before spending over 5 years as Casting and Scheduling Administrator at Opera North. She joined Musichall in December 2010.