Sarah-Ann is Britain's first
award-winning operatic comedian, the first
soprano in 30 years to join the internationally
touring a cappella quartet Cantabile -The
London Quartet, and Confidence Coach to
Women in Business.
Sarah-Ann undertook her post grad at
Birmingham Conservatoire where she won the Silver
Oratorio Prize and The Birmingham Music
Festival's Recital Prize. After graduating she
performed in the critically acclaimed, RPS
Award-winning, BBC2-aired Othello with
the Birmingham Opera Company, and toured Mikado's
Pitti Sing with Opera Anywhere culminating with a
sold out performance at Bristols Colston
Hating the unpleasant nature of operatic
auditions but wanting to gain experience in
touring and comedy roles, Sarah-Ann wrote and
toured Diva Gigs: A Week in the Life of a
Diva which won Buxton Festivals Spirit
of the Fringe, and at the Edinburgh Fringe she
was awarded a hat trick of 4-star reviews
including Time Out London.
After extensive solo touring, Sarah-Ann became
the first lady since 1977 to join the
internationally touring A Cappella group:
Cantabile-The London Quartet. She recorded A
Song For Christmas with Champshill Records,
performed at The Royal Albert Hall and now tours
Europe and America.
Peter Edge (bass-baritone)
Peter Edge is a Bass-Baritone
in his first year of Masters at the Royal College
of Music, London, under the tutelage of Peter
Savidge and Gary Matthewman. Peter graduated from
the Royal Northern College of Music, in 2017,
with a First Class Honours Degree. Competition
successes include the International Medal at the
Llangollen International Eisteddfod, RNCM
Freckleton Prize and the Doherty Cup for Singing.
Peter also achieved Highly Commended in the
Kathleen Ferrier Bursary Competition.
Opera roles include Alfio (Cavalleria
Rusticana), Dulcamara ( Lelisir
damore), Snug & Theseus (A
Midsummer Nights Dream), Pooh-Bah (The
Mikado), Robin (Ruddygore),
Papageno (Die Zauberflote) and Masetto (Don
Giovanni) - with Opera Loki, where Peter
toured France and the UK. He has also performed
scenes of Un Giorno di Regno
(Tesoriere), Eugene Onegin (Zaretsky), Cenerentola
(Alidoro), Lakme (Frederic) and Cosi
Fan Tutte (Guglielmo & Don Alfonso).
Peter performed in the chorus of The Merry
Widow, Otello and Simon
Boccenegra with the RNCM and was a Young
Artist of Longborough Festival Opera last Summer.
Peter is also in demand as an oratorio soloist
and has recently performed Bachs St
John Passion, Brahms' Requiem,
Handels Messiah and Haydns Creation.
Peter made his TV debut on S4C, at Llangollen,
and also appeared in the BBC Film: Florence
Foster Jenkins. Peter regularly sings on
live BBC Radio 4, with the BBC Daily Service
Singers, and has performed on BBC Radio 3. In
September, Peter was invited to be interviewed
and perform live on BBC Radio 3s live drive
time show: In Tune, with presenter Sean
Peter would like to express his thanks to the
Walker Trust, Shrewsbury, for funding the
majority of his Masters education. Further
information and recordings can be found at www.peteredgebaritone.co.uk.