Alice Halstead : Soprano


Alice has featured in many national radio broadcasts:


For BBC Radio 2 she has been heard on:


• Good Morning Sunday with Aled Jones;

• Sunday Half Hour with Brian D’Arcy from Belfast, Manchester and Wells Cathedral (“Easter Glory”);

• Friday Night Is Music Night at Christmas with Aled Jones, Ailish Tynan, Sue Perkins, the BBC Concert Orchestra and London Voices;

• “At The Foot of the Cross” with Ken Bruce - excerpts from the Messiah in St. Paul's Cathedral with the BBC Concert Orchestra in front of an audience of over 2,000 people, broadcast on Good Friday.


For BBC Radio 3 she performed live from Birmingham Town Hall as part of the Mendelssohn weekend on “In Tune” with Sean Rafferty singing “O For The Wings Of A Dove”.


For BBC Radio 4 she led the singing in Sunday Worship from St Alphege Church, Solihull, on Mothering Sunday, and sang with Harry Bradford twice on the Daily Service.


Alice has performed in several celebrity charity concerts:


• For the Institute of Cancer Research in the Royal Hospital Chapel, Chelsea, helping to raise £75,000;

• For Churches Action on Homelessness with the Aber Valley Male Voice Choir;

• For Christian Solidarity Worldwide in Glasgow and London, and on Premier Christian Radio and God TV;

• For Birmingham Churches Together in a multi-lingual fundraiser in Birmingham Cathedral;

Alice's first BBC One Songs of Praise performance (Ave Maria by Michael Head), broadcast in February and August 2009, and her second performance (He Shall Feed His Flock from Handel's Messiah) broadcast in September 2009, can both be seen again on YouTube.

Ave Maria - Michael Head He Shall Feed His Flock