MARIA KONOSHENKO, mezzo-soprano


SUNDAY 9 July 2023, 7.30pm, St. Nicholas Church, SWAFIELD

Maria Konoshenko, the Russian born mezzo-soprano, performed in Norfolk many times, she is very well known to the audience of Trunch Concerts. In  spring 2022 Maria raised her voice against Putin’s aggression in Ukraine and performed at “Songs for Ukraine” fundraising concert in Trunch (video below).

Maria currently lives in Finland and works at the University of Helsinki. She is not only a wonderful singer, but also a linguist and in this concert she will sing her favourite cabaret style music in English, German, French, Spanish and Russian. Maria loves to perform the music of many different styles including Baroque, music of C20, Traditional slavic songs, Jazz and even African folk music.

Piano – Mary Howard

Video with a fragment of Maria’s performance: ‘Wie lange noch’ by K. Weill, Walter Mehring (1944). 

The concert took  place in  St. Botolph’s Church in Trunch. With a licensed bar. 
It’s good practice to wear face masks all the time, except when you are eating or drinking.  
 Tickets: £15 – adult, £7 – children.

Tickets – by phone 01692 402 624 or cash only at The Crown at Trunch (Front Street, Trunch, North Walsham NR28 0AH).

Proceeds are donated to Trunch and Swafield Church restoration projects.