Author: georgiamaebishop

  • Lecture recital 20/04/2021 – 7:30pm

    It’s a week today until I’ll be giving a 30 minute lecture recital via Zoom focusing in on Jersey’s unique musical history and talking about the influences for the Jèrriais Song Project! (Tuesday 20th April, 7:30pm) Now is the perfect time to donate and get involved – check out the video below for more info! […]

  • John Ireland in Jersey

    The same year that John Ireland composed ‘Sea Fever’ (1913) setting John Masefield’s poetry inspired by his love of Jersey, John Ireland also composed a song cycle of three songs called ‘Marigold’. Interestingly this cycle could not be further from the broad, English-sounding-hymn-like composition of Sea Fever. For his composition of ‘Marigold’ John Ireland obviously […]

  • Chansons d’Jerri

    For me, a song cycle in Jèrriais is a celebration of Jersey’s rich culture and unique influence on composers either side of the Channel. Written and performed by modern musicians all hailing from the Island, but often living away pursing careers in the UK and further afield. Jersey’s musical pedigree is testament to the wonderful […]

  • Creating in Lockdown

    When the world’s artists are forced to stay at home to help curb the destruction of this terrible virus, creativity is sometimes hard to find. I’ve been blown away with the incredible offerings many of my fiends and colleagues have made during this time, not only in musical performance form, but in hobbies and passions […]

  • We are online – Institute of Young Dramatic Voices

    If you’d have told me a year ago that in 2020 we’d be months into a global pandemic and I’d be video calling Dolora Zajick I’m not sure which one I would have believed less. But here we are! Thanks to the incredible planning and scheduling of IYDV their month long programme is being held […]

  • Madame Arvidson in Verdi’s un ballo in maschera, OHPYA

    “Georgia Mae Bishop made Madame Arvidson into a striking creation, bringing a very different physicality to it than Rosalind Plowright in the main cast, yet equally vivid. Bishop… mined a thrilling lower register to striking effect.” (PlanetHugil). “…whilst Madam Arvidson (performed superbly by Georgia Mae Bishop) tells their fortunes.” (Alice Williams, “… fortune-teller Madame […]

  • AO Bursary – OHP Young Artist

    It’s now only a matter of days until rehearsals start for Opera Holland Park’s production of Verdi’s un ballo in maschera, in which I will be performing the role of Madame Arvidson as a Young Artist for the Schools’ matinee, a dedicated young Artist performance towards the end of the run, and as cover for the magnificent […]

  • Latest Reviews

    ‘Georgia Mae Bishop proved an astute comedian as a spirited Filipyvena, and her strong mezzo projected the English translation with clarity’ (Peter Reed, Opera Magazine, December 2018) ‘Georgia Mae Bishop as Le Prieure delivers a stunning death scene as her impassioned mezzo-soprano generates a real feeling that she is searching her soul to its very […]