Leading up to its 40th anniversary, the National Opera Studio (NOS) is hosting a free lunchtime concert series in conjunction with V&A exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. NOS Young Artists and alumni are performing their own specially-curated programmes illuminating the significant operatic stages in this major exhibition.

These concerts take place every Thursday at 1.15pm in the V&A Lecture Theatre from 28 September 2017 - 22 February 2018.

In this video, Emily Gottlieb, director of NOS, introduces soprano Katherine Crompton, tenor Luis Gomes, and Anthony Kraus on piano.  


Katherine Crompton – Monteverdi’s Deh, nasconditi O Virtù from L'incoronazione di Poppea
Luis Gomes – Verdi’s Ella mi fu rapita... Parmi veder le lagrime from Rigoletto
Katherine Crompton – Mozart’s Come scoglio from Così fan tutte
Luis Gomes – Verdi’s La mia letizia infondere from I Lombardi
Katherine Crompton – Handel’s Piangerò from Giulio Cesare
Luis Gomes – Rachmaninov’s How fair this spot; They answered; Sing not to me, beautiful maiden; In the silence of the secret night; Twilight; Again I am alone
Katherine Crompton – Mozart’s Porgi, amor from Le nozze di Figaro 
Katherine Crompton – Handel’s Ah! mio cor from Alcina 
Luis Gomes – Smetana’s Jenik’s aria from The Bartered Bride
Katherine Crompton & Luis Gomes – Smetana’s Act 1 duet from The Bartered Bride