Mar
27
Fri
2020
Witt Morgan Concert (POSTPONED) @ Wesley Church, Reading
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm

Kieran will sing solos in a fun concert of pop hits and opera standards with the Witt Morgan community chorus in Reading.

Featuring:
The pop hit ‘Walking On Sunshine’
‘O Fortuna’ from ‘Carmina Burana’
Scenes from Verdi’s opera ‘Nabucco’
‘Money, Money, Money’ by Abba
The Welsh Hymn ‘Llef’
‘How Great Thou Art’
‘Nun’s Chorus’ by Johann Strauss
‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow’ from ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Jul
5
Sun
2020
Sunday at Six: Livestreamed Concert! @ 22 Mansfield Street, Marylebone
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Sunday at Six: Livestreamed Concert! @ 22 Mansfield Street, Marylebone

For the first time since lockdown, I’ll be performing live with colleagues this Sunday!! Pianist Gamal Khamis and I have teamed up with Olivia Warburton for the latest part of her Sunday At Six concert series, performed live together and broadcast via Zoom. You’ll be watching us perform live (and socially distanced) from 22 Mansfield Street, a stunning concert room in Marylebone, London. Start time is 6pm UK (alas, 5am for those of you in New Zealand…). Get out your glad rags and join us for an evening of opera and song – all from the comfort of your own home!

To learn more and book, visit oliviawarburton.com/sundayatsix – tickets from only £2.50! Would love to see you there.

Jun
10
Thu
2021
Solo Recital with Gamal Khamis @ Keynote Theatre
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Solo Recital with Gamal Khamis @ Keynote Theatre

AN EVENING OF MUSIC
With Kieran Rayner – Baritone and Gamal Khamis – Piano
Thursday 10 June, 18:00
Keynote Theatre
David Game College, 31 Jewry Street, London EC3N 2ET
FREE ENTRY

Join Kieran and Gamal for a free concert to celebrate the return of live performance in the heart of central London. Featuring songs and arias by Mozart, Bach, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Donizetti, Debussy and more. Supported by David Game and Opera Box.

Jul
2
Fri
2021
London Song Festival: Peter Warlock Celebration @ Hinde St Church
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm

Guy Elliott – tenor
Kieran Rayner – baritone
Nigel Foster – piano
David Mildon – speaker

An exploration of the songs and the life of Peter Warlock, real name Philip Heseltine, one of the greatest composers of that incredible flowering of English song that took place in the first half of the twentieth century. This concert combines many of his most beautiful songs with extracts from his letters, read by actor David Mildon, to paint a fascinating portrait of this bon vivant and lover of life and music.

Nov
19
Fri
2021
VIARDOT200: Preview Concert @ 1901 Arts Club
Nov 19 all-day

Claire Lees – soprano

Katy Thomson – soprano

Kieran Rayner – baritone

Susanna Stranders – piano

A preview concert to celebrate the launch of VIARDOT200, a festival in Dorset next year celebrating the composer Pauline Viardot.

Dec
3
Fri
2021
London Song Festival: An Obsessive Relationship @ Hinde Street Church
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm
London Song Festival: An Obsessive Relationship @ Hinde Street Church

Lotte Betts-Dean: Mezzo-Soprano
Kieran Rayner: Baritone
Nigel Foster: Piano

A concert exploring the 40-year long relationship between Pauline Viardot, composer and celebrity opera singer whose bicentenary falls in 2021, and the Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev, telling their story through her songs. The programme touches on Viardot’s friendships with Chopin, Liszt, Gounod, Berlioz and Tchaikovsky and shines a light on her extraordinary life at the centre of the international musical world of the 19th century, moving from St Petersburg to Paris, their château at Courtavenel, Baden-Baden and back to France.

Apr
1
Fri
2022
Baron Duphol: Viardot’s Cendrillon @ Dorset
Apr 1 – Apr 2 all-day

Kieran will perform the role of Baron Duphol in Viardot’s Cendrillon, as part of VIARDOT200, a celebration of the composer Pauline Viardot. The weekend festival will also feature an art song concert, which Kieran will sing in. Full cast and other details to follow.