Victoria Ekenta Oruwari, soprano
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Victoria Ekenta Oruwari, soprano
Acclaimed Soprano, Victoria's versatile repertoire covers art songs, operatic arias, songs from the musical theatre, traditional folksongs and jazz

19/03/2019 10AM | GUEST | Jacqueline Malcolm


Acclaimed Soprano Victoria Ekenta Oruwari is a London based singer whose versatile repertoire covers art songs, operatic arias, songs from the musical theatre, traditional folksongs and jazz.


Victoria has become a popular choice of artist, asked to perform at various functions. She has performed at the Royal Festival Hall, Regents Hall, The MUSON Centre's Agip Recital Hall (Lagos, Nigeria), and has been asked to sing at various corporate and private functions in venues including:


Christchurch College at Oxford University for the Children's Radio fund annual fundraising dinner, The King's Gallery at Kensington Palace, in the presence of HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, The Ferrari Museum in Modena (Italy), with the Pavarotti singers,
and the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland (New Zealand).
Victoria was asked to sing the national anthem at the final ceremony held at Alexandra Palace to celebrate Nigeria's 50th anniversary of Independence, in the presence of the Vice President of Nigeria.


Victoria's work has attracted some media interest, including Attitude Pictures, the world's leading provider of television content about the lives of people living with disabilities. They flew into London from New Zealand to film a documentary about Victoria and her music. She was then invited to Auckland to sing for the Attitude Trust Awards Night where she was accompanied by the Royal Navy Brass Band.


Victoria has formed a collaboration with young composer and pianist Kevin Satizabal and they have performed at various venues including: the Clothworkers Hall for the Cordwainers Extravaganza 2016 and the Royal Festival Hall for Unlimited Festival 2016. She is also associated with the “Inner Vision Orchestra” which comprises of distinguished musicians from various parts of the world who happen to be visually impaired.


Aside from singing, Victoria currently runs the RLSB Youth Choir and leads vocal workshops for Baluji Music Foundation.


She has been involved with Drake Music outreach projects where she led vocal workshops and mentored young musicians.


 

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