ROLE DEBUT Ruggero, La Rondine: What the critics said

La Rondine Post show 2014 IFORD

Following James' role debut of Ruggero in Puccini's "La Rondine" for Iford opera in June 2014 the following extracts have been taken from national press reviews: 


Opera Magazine writes: 'The naive, infatuated Ruggero was touchingly portrayed by James Edwards, whose ardent tenor gave 'Paris, the city of desire, a broadway heft and he was very convincing in the seduction scene. Chris Turner's elegant warm tenor contrasted well with Edwards' s larger sound.'

James Debuts Gurney, Copland and Widor In France 25th July in Aujols, France

As well as education projects and an opera gala James will be singing the following program in Aujols in July

John Ireland:

If There Were Dreams to Sell
I Have 12 Oxon
Spring Sorrow

Aaron Copland:

4 of the Old American Songs 

Full acceptance of what is, rather than a striving to be different


In my CPD (Continuing Professional Development) as a singer a discussion with a proffessional Gestalt psycotherpist brought my attention to the following regarding change.  As a singer it it easy to get caught up in improving and trying to be more than you are. Identification with current experience is the key to growth. 

Arnold R. Beisser described Gestalt's paradoxical theory of change as follows:


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