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Musical Director - Dr. Jane Oakland

MD Dr. Jane OaklandJane's professional singing career started with Scottish Opera, singing in the chorus as well as undertaking several small roles. In 1990 Jane moved to Holland where she sung primarily with De Nederlandse Opera, but also with Nationale Reis Opera, Groot Omroep Koor and Vlaamse Opera in Antwerp. She has worked with conductors such as Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Carlo Rizzi and Simon Rattle. Her work has taken her to opera houses in Venice, Frankfurt, Mannheim, Santander, Paris, Luxembourg and the Salzburg Festspiel, as well as concert performances in the Cayman Islands. In 2007 she created the role of 'Betty' in the world premiere of Jonathan Harvey's Opera 'Wagner Dream' for De Nederlandse Opera , a role she recently performed for Welsh National Opera in 2013.

In addition to Cadenza, Jane also conducts the Dorset Police Male Voice Choir.

You can find out more about Jane at her website