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Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2018

The Jette Parker Young Artists return to the main stage in their annual summer performance.

Most recent performance

There are currently no scheduled performances of Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2018. It was last on stage 15 July 2018 as part of the Summer 2017/18 season.


The annual showcase on the main stage, featuring all the Young Artists and accompanied by full orchestra in the pit.


The Jette Parker Young Artists Programme brings together talented singers, conductors and directors from around the world at the start of their careers. The Summer Performance provides a wonderful opportunity to see the stars of tomorrow at the centre of the Royal Opera House’s main stage.

The following repertory will be performed –

Stravinsky: The Rake’s Progress, opening fanfare
Conductor: Sonia Ben-Santamaria

Offenbach: La Belle Hélène, Overture
Conductor: Matthew Scott Rogers

Strauss: excerpt from Ariadne auf Naxos
Conductor: Jac van Steen

Echo Francesca Chiejina
Zerbinetta Haegee Lee
Prima Donna/Ariadne Sarah-Jane Lewis
Dryad Aigul Akhmetshina
Composer Angela Simkin
Naiad Jacquelyn Stucker
Scaramuccio Thomas Atkins
Brighella Konu Kim
Music Teacher Gyula Nagy
Harlekin Dominic Sedgwick
Truffaldino Simon Shibambu

Stravinsky: The Rake’s Progress, Act III, final scene
Conductor: Jac van Steen

Anne Trulove Francesca Chiejina
Tom Rakewell Thomas Atkins
Father Trulove Simon Shibambu

Thomas: Hamlet, Act III beginning
Conductor: James Hendry

Ophélie Jacquelyn Stucker
Gertrude Angela Simkin
Hamlet Gyula Nagy
Servant Dominic Sedgwick
Claudius Simon Shibambu

Rossini: L’italiana in Algeri, Act I finale
Conductor: Nick Fletcher

Elvira Haegee Lee
Isabella Aigul Akhmetshina
Zulma Angela Simkin
Lindoro Konu Kim
Taddeo Gyula Nagy
Haly Dominic Sedgwick
Mustafa Simon Shibambu