East Surrey Choral Society

OUR PRESIDENT - DELLA JONES

Della Jones, one of Great Britain's leading mezzo-sopranos, was born in Neath, South Wales. With a wide repertoire extending from early to contemporary music, Della has appeared with all the leading British opera companies, while foreign engagements have included performances in the U.S.A., Russia, Japan, Canada, and throughout Europe in over 120 operatic roles.

Her concert appearances include engagements all over the world with leading orchestras and conductors, such as Leonard Bernstein, Sir Georg Solti, Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Simon Rattle, Sir Mark Elder, Sir John Eliot Gardiner and Mark Minkowski.

Della broadcasts regularly on radio and television both in this country and abroad and has recorded prolifically with all the major record companies in over a hundred recordings. She enjoys coaching the new generation of singers and doing Master Classes throughout Britain and Europe. "I am enormously proud of ESCS, and delight in being its President."



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