Soprano Opera Singer UK Cheryl Brendish
Intimiate Opera Cornwall 

English born soprano Cheryl Brendish is known for her ability to combine beautiful lyrical singing with real stage presence and theatrical ability.  Based in Cornwall, Cheryl regularly performs throughout the South West in recitals, concerts, guest appearances and on the operatic stage.

Cheryl was destined to be a performer from a very young age - regularly testing her lungs to maximum capacity to attract maximum attention, thus perfecting her 'Diva' status!  It is said that she sang before she could speak; at the tender age of seven, with a broken arm, Cheryl tasted her first success winning her class in the Mansfield Music Festival, England, singing Thomas Arne's "Where the bee sucks" adjudicated by Constance Shacklock, OBE.

Having experienced success, Cheryl wanted more! Relentlessly requesting singing lessons (even sacrificing her idea of keeping a horse at the bottom of the garden in the shed!) Cheryl soon auditioned with Pamela Cook, MBE and her world-renowned girls choir, Cantamus.  Cheryl sang with Cantamus for five years and has very fond memories and several extremely interesting stories of those formative years - performing in international competitions in Poland, Switzerland, Vienna and Wales. 


Current Hot Stuff!

 Intimate Opera Cornwall
Opera on a Summer's Evening

Sunday 30 June 2019
Gardens open 5.30pm, performance 7pm
Trevince, Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BA

Celebrate the summer in style and join us for an evening of al fresco Opera in the gardens at Trevince.

Bring family and friends for a fantastic evening of heart-warming and hilarious opera excerpts and scenes performed by Intimate Opera, a small and perfectly formed local group of professional singers who tour the South West.

A glass of prosecco on arrival will be awaiting you so grab a bring a picnic, blankets, chairs, torches, wet-weather gear and sun cream!

Gates open at 5.30pm for a 7pm performance. Prosecco and ice-cream available on site

*Wet weather plan in place in case of inclement weather – the performance will go ahead regardless!

Booking: £35 per ticket. To book, please go to


Opera Classics with South Devon Choir
Saturday 6 July 2019 from 7.30pm
Central Church, Tor Hill Road, Torquay

South Devon Choir goes to the opera this summer with a selection of favourite opera choruses from the March of the Toreadors, The Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves, Brindisi, Habanera among others and amazing duets and arias by our professional soloists, Cheryl Brendish (Soprano), Arthur Swann (Tenor) and John Hobbs (Baritone) including “Au Fond du Temple Saint” from The Pearl Fishers and “Vissi d’Arte” from Tosca. Join us on the summer's even for an evening of splendour and delight not to be missed!

Tickets: £12 with under 19s free




LINC Charity Opera Dinner Gala
Saturday 5 October, 7 for 7.30pm
Pittville Pump Rooms, Cheltenham

A splendid night of operatic classics by Puccini, Mozart and Verdi as well as lighter gems from the world of opera which will incude arias, duets and trios  - Cheryl is joined by Baritone, John Hobbs; Soprano, Melanie Hoadley and pianist, Clive Ellison in aid of LINC. Be entranced as Cheryl, Melanie and John light up the stage between courses with enigmatic, dramatic and powerful performances.

Tickets: Available soon from LINC

Pop-Up Opera at The Old Library
Saturday 19 October from 7.30pm
The Old Library, Bodmin

Join Cheryl Brendish (soprao), Clive Ellison (piano) and Jacqueline Kershaw (french horn) as they take you on a whirlwind tour of operatic and classical gems from Puccini, Mozart, Verdi, Strauss plus short stops at lighter composers such as Novello and Gershwin. 'Pop' along for a spot of opera at The Old Library in Bodmin.

Tickets: £10 (£8 conc)

For more information about where you can hear Cheryl sing, please go to Schedule.

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