Since leaving the Royal College of Music Angela Henckel has enjoyed a varied career ranging from singing Gregorian Plainchant to Musical Theatre and from Baroque recitals to contemporary Rock opera. Angela has given performances of St Matthew Passion with Roger Norrington, Dido and Aeneas in Japan with the Purcell Quartet, has toured Canada with Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge, Israel with the Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra and Germany and Spain singing St. Matthew Passion with the English Concert.
She has also appeared at many of Britain’s major concert venues and festivals, including the Wigmore Hall, the Queen Elizabeth Hall, St. John’s Smith Square, St. James’ Piccadilly, St. Martin’s-in-the Fields and the Symphony Hall Birmingham, most recently giving performances of Mahler’s 4th Symphony and Mozart’s C Minor Mass.
Opera performances include Susanna, Le nozze di Figaro; Despina, Cosi fan Tutte; Blonde, Die Entführung aus dem Serail; for Handmade Opera: Zerlina, Don Giovanni; the world première of Colin Hodgett’s She-Fox of Shinoda Japan. British première singing the title role in Hindemith’s Sancta Susanna and Thisbe in Boyce’s Pyramus and Thisbe: Dirindina in Domenico Scarlatti’s La Dirindina: Don Ettore in Haydn’s La Canterina for Opera Restor’d at the Linbury Theatre, Covent Garden and She in Loves Labyrinth at the Wigmore Hall. Angela has recorded Jubilee by Cole Porter for BBC Radio 4 and has appeared on BBC Radio 3, Capital Radio and Carlton Television.
Angela is in great demand as a recitalist and cabaret artist, and has performed at the Purcell Room and for many music societies and festivals and parties throughout the UK. Angela sings with the Choir of St. George’s Hanover Square and is a soloist on a disc of Christmas music recorded by the choir.