12th April 2024
Tom Owen piano
Bethany-Hannah Winteringham, soprano, completed her undergraduate studies at Leeds Conservatoire in 2022, achieving a 1st class degree in Classical Voice.
Bethany –Hannah participated in masterclasses with Joseph Middleton, Lestyn Davies, Yvonne Howard & David Cowan of Opera North, and is under the mentorship of Victoria Sharp (Soprano). Career highlights include the York Proms, ‘Countryfile Live’ at Castle Howard, Belinda in ‘Dido and Aeneas’, the premier of ‘A Yorkshire Nativity’, and singing in York’s Guildhall for the Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire and York Civic Party.
In addition, Bethany-Hannah is a recital artist, and has been featured in the Lunchtime Recitals at Wakefield Cathedral, St Paul’s Parish Church Masborough, and solo recitals at York Unitarian Chapel. She also performs Musical Theatre including roles such as Laurey (Oklahoma ), Hodel (Fiddler on the Roof) and Maria (West Side Story). She recently performed in Leeds Opera Festival 2022 in the brand-new touring opera ‘POWER’.
Tom Owen is a pianist, composer, conductor and tutor based in Sheffield. He completed a
PhD in composition at The University of Sheffield in 2012. As well as being a prolific piano
accompanist, he is a musical theatre M.D, recently including several shows with Sheffield
Teachers Operatic Society, as well as the first ever amateur performance of Flowers For
Mrs. Harris. He is a choral director with Aurora A Capella Chorus in Chesterfield, and at
Sheffield Music Academy where he also teaches across many disciplines. His compositions
have been performed by artists including Ensemble 360, The Azalea Quintet, Opera On
Location, and renowned pianist Philip Thomas. He also worked on a completion of Leonard
Bernstein's unfinished ballet Conch Town, which finally received a full premiere at the BBC
proms in 2018.