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Moira Docherty

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Overview

  • Classical singer
  • WIde ranging repertoire of songs from classical, opera, musical theatre and popular songs
  • Performs as solo singer with either tracks or piano and can also be hired along with the Rococo Quartet
  • Requests welcomed

Location

Based in Aberdeen but regularly performs throughout Aberdeenshire and the northeast of Scotland and willing to travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • Wedding options - 1-1&1/2 hours- includes ceremony, register signing, hymns, readings - 2-3 songs depending on couple's wishes.
  • Corporate or special occasions - 2 or 3 sets of 20/30 mins of singing with 15 min breaks as per client's needs

About this Act

Moira is a classically trained soprano with a wide repertoire ranging from opera, operetta, songs from the musical theatre and traditional Scottish songs. She trained at the North East of Scotland Music School in Aberdeen where and as an experienced singer she is a regular on the recital platform performing music from the likes of Mozart, Schumann, Debussy, Rachmaninov as well as numerous Viennese and Scottish concerts. 

She performs as a solo singer with backing tracks or piano as standard and can also be hired with The Rococo Quartet as either a two or three piece or the full quartet.

She is a lead soprano with Tayside Opera and roles have included - The title role in The Merry Widow, Mimi - La Boheme, Violetta - La Traviata, the title role - Tosca , Adina - L'elixir d'amore, Rosalinda - Die Fledermaus and with Aberdeen Opera Company she has taken the roles of Kate in Kiss me Kate, Carlotta in Phantom, Hope Harcourt in Anything Goes and has also performed for The Queen at Crathie Kirk in Scotland.

Set List

Popular/Musicals
Pie Jesu - Andrew Loyd Weber
I dreamed a dream - The King and I
Somewhere over the rainbow - Wizard of Oz
I could have danced all night - My Fair Lady
I feel pretty - West Side Story - Bernstein
I dreamed a dream - Les Miserables
Evergreen - Streisand
Love never dies - Andrew Loyd Weber

Classical
Ave Maria - Bach/Gounod
Ave Maria - Schubert
Ave Maria - Intermezzo - Mascagni
Alleluia - Exsultate Jubilate - Mozart
Null in Mundo pax sincera - Vivaldi
I know that my redeemer liveth - Messiah - Handel
Panis Angelicus - Cesar Franck
Laudate dominum - Mozart
Rejoice Greatly - Messiah - Handel
O mio babbino caro - Gianni Schicchi - Puccini
Voi che Sapete - Marriage of Figaro - Mozart
Deh vieni non tardar - Marriage of Figaro - Mozart
Dove Sono - Marriage of Figaro - Mozart
Vissi D'arte - Tosca - Puccini

Viennese
On my lips every kiss is like wine - Giuditta - Lehar
Vilia - The Merry Widow - Lehar
Adele's Laughing Song - Die Fledermaus - Strauss
Ich Liebe Dich - Strauss

Scottish
My Love is like a red red rose - Burns
My Love is like a red red rose - J Reith
Ae fond kiss -Burns
Whistle and I'll come to you my lad - Burns arr J Reith
Coming through the rye - Burns
John Anderson my Jo john - Burns

Lineup

  • Solo soprano with piano/keyboard accompaniment or backing tracks.
  • Can perform with 2, 3 or 4 piece string accompaniment

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