The People's Soprano


Affectionately named 'The People's Soprano' by fans, colleagues and the media, singer-songwriter Rebecca Newman is one of the most exciting classical-crossover acts the UK has seen for a long time! As an independent artist she has already sold over 15,000 albums, headlined her own twenty date UK tour, appeared on ITV1, BBC1 and BBC Radio, sung the national anthems live on TV for several international televised sporting events and shared the stage with stars like Russell Watson and Aled Jones.
 
Her beautiful voice, down to earth nature and her commitment to her charitable causes has won the hearts of many and her eagerly anticipated new album, called 'Dare to Dream' is named after her own song that embodies the spirit of her musical career. She has again teamed up with classical music legends James Fitzpatrick for the orchestral sessions - producer to opera and TV star Lesley Garrett - and Paul Bateman - musical director to international star Sarah Brightman -  after working with them for her charity single release in November 2012. She is recording with the fantastic producer Gareth Williams, who has worked on recordings for many of the big stars, including Katherine Jenkins and the Classical Brit Award Winners 'Blake', who have recorded a special collaboration with Rebecca for the album.
 
Rebecca is currently planning the release of her album, due out in September, and undertaking some ambitious community music projects to bring her original songs to a wider audience. To keep up to date with all Rebecca's exciting news and receive her new fortnightly 'podcast' style recording, sign up to the newsletter using the form on the right. For a a free song download, 'like' her Facebook page.
 
 

Rebecca's Charities

Rebecca has worked alongside many charities, both as a volunteer and as a fundraiser. Her three main causes she is currently helping to raise money and awareness for are the national charities Childline and the Royal National Lifeboat Institute, and the Yorkshire charity the Georgina Grace Trust. Her CD sales have raised money for Childline since 2008 and her current tour and single are raising money for the RNLI. Rebecca has helped with fundraising events for the Georgina Grace Trust and will be helping to raise more money and awareness for this charity in the future. The charity provides families with disabled children with valuable assistance and equipment. To read more about Rebecca's activities and about the charities click here.

Georgina Grace Trust

News Headlines

1.06.2014 Album Launch Announced for 14 September'Dare to Dream' will be released on 14th September with a glitsy VIP launch event.. read more >>

1.03.2014 Rebecca's Becomes First British Winner of  'Artist Signal'Rebecca becomes the first ever British winner .. read more >>

16.11.2013

Live international TV performancesRebecca performed three times for the Rugby .. read more >>
20.09.2013Rebecca shines on the bill with Russell WatsonRebecca supported Russell Watson at The Party in the Park at... read more >>
30.04.2013 Rebecca supports Aled Jones Cathedral Tour Rebecca supported the much-loved singer, radio and TV star, Aled Jones, on his tour ... read more >>
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