Top tenor on song for Hethersett

Top West End tenor Benjamin Lake is on his way to Hethersett Village Hall for a special one off concert on Sunday, November 23.Benjamin has been heralded as one of the voices of the new millennium and studied music at Trinity College, London, before appearing in operas by Goldschmidt and Poulenc.

Top West End tenor Benjamin Lake is on his way to Hethersett Village Hall for a special one off concert on Sunday, November 23.

Benjamin has been heralded as one of the voices of the new millennium and studied music at Trinity College, London, before appearing in operas by Goldschmidt and Poulenc.

He appeared on national television in 1999 on Michael Barrymore's My Kind of Music before becoming the featured artist in a major One World show in Nevada, USA.

Benjamin went on to open the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham by singing the national anthem and Jerusalem and then releasing his debut album entitled simply The Voice.


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He was subsequently named Best West End newcomer for his part in the controversial Jerry Springer - The Opera where he played the role of the adulterer Dwight before also playing the part of God.

Benjamin already has Norfolk connections as his fiancés comes from Wymondham and he is considering moving to the area.

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“I put on lots of concerts and a few people asked me to do one in the area.

The concert will include popular opera, musical theatre and ballads,” Benjamin said.

Tickets are £7 each to include refreshments and can be booked on 01953 605 798. The show starts at 3 p.m.

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