ffourtissimo are a dynamic quartet of young professional London-based singers who have trained at the Guildhall School of Music. Between them they have performed in English National Opera productions, Holland Park Opera, Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Banff Summer Arts Festival and ENO Operaworks to name a few, in venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, The Barbican and St Martin in the Fields. Most recently ffourtissimo have recorded for 'The Matt Lucas Awards Show' and Harry Hill’s ‘TV Burp’.

ffourtissimo have performed extensively throughout the UK, including The Bank of England, The Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Somerset House, singing in a variety of styles from Opera to popular classics. The quartet can provide a programme of music for every taste and occasion whether it be after-dinner entertainment, background music, or a full formal concert.

ffourtissimo are available as an a cappella or accompanied quartet, providing music for a drinks reception, after dinner entertainment, background music and outdoor events. The quartet can provide both classical and popular songs suiting every taste and can tailor make their programme for your event.

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Rosie Lomas - soprano

Born in Macclesfield in 1988, Rosie Lomas completed her BMus (Hons) at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in 2011, studying with Kate Paterson, and was awarded a distinction in her final recital. Last year Rosie made her operatic debut with ENO as the thirteen year old American Suburban Girl in the world premiere production of Nico Muhly's Two Boys (June 2011). Rosie has also sung with Opera Holland Park chorus and with newly formed opera company Ad Parnassum, with whom she played First Witch in Dido and Aeneas. Rosie also runs literarymusic.co.uk, a period music ensemble which performs up and down the country, and recently appeared as a solo singer on BBC One's Masterchef, filmed during the Jane Austen Festival.

Susanne Dymott - Mezzo Soprano

susanne.jpg Susanne graduated with a BMus (Hons) from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama with in 2011 and studies with Anita Morrison. Susanne's musical upbringing was in The Salvation Army, in which she was a member of the International Staff Songsters, their premier choir where she featured as a soloist on both international tours and recordings. She has performed as a soloist at venues such as Methodist Central Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, St Martin in the Fields, and the Royal Albert Hall.Oratorio experience includes Mozart's Solemn Vespers, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, Haydn's Nelson Mass and Haydn's Requiem. Susanne is currently on the prestigious Operaworks course with the ENO and recently made her debut performance in the ENO's production of John Cage's Musicircus.

Nick Allen - Tenor

Nick_Allen.jpg Nick recently completed his BMus (Hons) in Music from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. His wide oratorio experience is notable, including tenor solos in Handel's Messiah, , Mozart's Requiem, Haydn's Nelson Mass, Beethoven's Mass in C Major , Michael Haydn's Missa pro Defunctis, Ramirez's Navidad Nuestra and the Evangelist in Bach's St. John Passion.
In 2009 he understudied the role of Damon in Acis and Galatea under the late Sir Charles Mackerras at the Jubilee Hall in Aldeburgh. In 2010 he became the first person to play the role of Dr. Nicholas Garrigan in a week-long workshop with English composer Stephen McNeff and award winning novelist turned librettist Giles Foden, in their new opera The Last King of Scotland. Nick attended the summer opera course held in Banff, Canada, where he made his operatic debut as Peter Quint in Benjamin Britten's opera The Turn of the Screw. He is a former Actor in Residence at the Royal Academy of Arts.

Christopher Faulkner - Baritone

Christopher_Faulkner.jpg Christopher Faulkner is a Baritone singer and singing teacher from Barrow-in-Furness.
After winning the local Ann Hood award in secondary school he decided he should be thinking more seriously about singing as a career. He now regularly performs as a soloist in concerts, oratorios and Opera scenes across the country and has been a member of the Opera Holland Park chorus for the past three years. He enjoys leading creative musical workshops in schools and care homes as well as teaching privately. Chris also sings and plays guitar in folk and ceilidh bands such as Stingo and The ceilidh factor and recently started calling for dances. He successfully completed his degree at the Guildhall school of music and drama in 2011 and now has a lot more time for teaching, learning music and hobbies such as reading and badminton.