Mark Oldfield

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Belle and two Beaux
In pursuit of love  Victorian Programme

An encounter with Victoria and Albert
in the informal setting of their drawing room

Belle and Two Beaux

Founded by the mezzo-soprano Janet Shell, baritone Mark Oldfield and pianist John Flinders, Belle and two Beaux are an exciting ensemble who have already enjoyed considerable success in a variety of venues throughout the UK.

Since its formation, when all three musicians were studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the group has flourished alongside its members' independent performing careers in opera and on the concert platform.

Each performer has worked in a wide range of styles from early music to contemporary and light music, reflecting their collective versatility.

Belle and Two Beaux have performed at a variety of venues including the Bath Georgian Festival, Burgh House in Hampstead, Music at Duffield in Derby, The Vine at Basingstoke, Birkenhead Town Hall and numerous other concert clubs throughout England.



Two voice blended admirably in duet ...

• Songs and ballads of the period

• Readings from their diaries and correspondence

• Victorian Costume


Performed by

Mark Oldfield  baritone
Janet Shell  mezzo-soprano
John Flinders  piano

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An afternoon of Victorian songs and readings with the title In Pursuit of love ... was never cloying thanks to the quality of the performance and presentation of the three artists. ... The two voices blended admirably in duets by Schumann, Mendelssohn and Sullivan.

Now playing: Music sample

Belle and two Beaux
in concert –

ideally with a few
period props!

You can book performances of In Pursuit of Love for your event or organisation at a time and place to suit you, subject to availability.

To enquire about
commissioning performances
Tel: +44 (0)7932 075178
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