Professor Mieko Kanno (Sibelius Academy) explores the act of
‘performing’ as a method for gaining insight into music, and its
relation to the other types of insight that a broad range of music
Postgraduate singers perform a short selection of opera scenes in the foyer, as a curtain-raiser to the evening opera, The Tale of Januarie.
The Tale of Januarie is a new opera by an all-Guildhall School team based on Chaucer’s The Merchant’s Tale.
Walk the School and watch films about studying at Guildhall
A place of constant innovation, energy and open mindedness. I got inspired by some of the most talented teachers in the world.
I had a great time at Guildhall and my training set me in really good stead as an actor.
There is not a day that goes by when I don’t use the skills I learned from my time at the School.
Technical Theatre 1985, now Chief Executive of Shakespeare’s Globe
Guildhall was the only college I auditioned for. With the help and guidance given to me, I was ready to embark on a professional career.
A dynamic and truly dedicated oasis for the arts. I am indebted!
My fondest memory is of winning the Gold Medal!
I thrived on the abundance of creativity within the School. That inspiration has stayed with me ever since.
The best part of my year was the amazing opportunity to take part in four fully-staged operas - invaluable for a budding opera singer.
Anne Sofie von Otter
Guildhall gives a broad training...we’re able to be versatile and go into different environments.
The name of the School was a huge factor in helping me get my foot on the ladder in the West End!
Technical Theatre 1992, now Head of Production, White Light Ltd
To have spent three years learning your craft in an environment like Guildhall – nothing else can prepare you better for your career.
Guildhall’s training and resources are unrivalled and therefore their students are highly sought after.
Technical Theatre 1992