I am extremely pleased to announce that at the end of the conference, the actor and singer Sharon Eckman will give a reading of extracts from Aurora Leigh.


Sharon has worked extensively in theatre, radio and concert.

Recent theatre includes: Lend Me a Tenor, Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Company, A View from the Bridge, Assassins, Measure for Measure.

Recent radio/concert solo work includes: Danny Elfman’s music for the films of Tim Burton; Sondheim: Inside Out, The Good Companions (BBC Radio 3), Friday Night is Music Night (BBC Radio 2) and two solo appearances at the BBC Proms with the John Wilson Orchestra.

In August 2015, she co-created and performed in Storm’s Eye, a theatrical song cycle about Christina Rossetti which premiered at the Tete a Tete Festival.

 Please see Sharon’s website: