New One-Woman Show Dates
08th March 2017
New dates have been released for Maria's latest one-woman show 'With A Song In My Heart'. Details below.

Sunday at the Musicals - Charity Concert, Sunday 4th June 2017, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
13th February 2017
Maria will be taking part in 'Sunday at the Musicals' charity concert. Details below.

Sunday at the Musicals will take place at St. Paul's Church (The Actors' Church) in Covent Garden, London, on Sunday 4th June 2017 at 7.30pm. Hosted by Rosemarie Ford, this concert will feature a company of singers, including Rock Choir led by Pippa Gearing, performing songs from past and present musicals, accompanied by pianist, Matt Pallant. The production, which is being produced by Paul Burton and directed by Carole Todd, will raise funds for the Royal Variety Charity.
Mane Chance Charity Gala - Theatre Royal, Windsor
09th February 2017

Maria appearing amongst a star-studded line-up in The 3rd Annual Mane Chance Charity Gala at the Theatre Royal, Windsor on Sunday 19th March 2017.

Windsor's favourite variety show is back!

The star-studded line-up includes:

Brian Conley, Paul Zerdin winner of ‘America’s Got Talent’, Joe McElderry winner of ‘The X Factor’, Hilary O'Neil, Oliver Mellor from ‘Coronation Street’, Rhian Sugden, Ross Adams from ‘Hollyoaks’, Patti Boulaye, Vicki Michelle, Lyn Paul, Susan Penhaligon, Anita Harris, Sue Holderness, Robert Daws, Amy Robbins, Carol Royle, Roy Marsden, Mike Holoway, Maria Kesselman, Rula Lenska, Margaret Keys, Jenny Seagrove, Phil Butler, Valerie Singleton, Beau Dermott from 'Britan's Got Talent', Classical Reflection from BBC’s ‘The Voice’, Richard Hadfield from ‘Collabro’, winners of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, Vox Fortura from ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, Elizabeth Carter from ‘Dreamboats and Petticoats’, The Spinettes, Redroofs School for the Performing Arts and many more.

Produced by Paul Ferris

Directed by Carole Todd

Musical Director Richard Weeden

Gala suported by Macdonald Windsor Hotel, ADCreativ, Pierre Rene Professional, Faceworx.
A Viennese Strauss Gala - UK & Ireland Tour 2017
10th January 2017
Maria is starring in 'A Viennese Strauss Gala' which is touring the UK & Ireland in Winter/Spring 2017.

'With A Song In My Heart' - one-woman show at The Pheasantry, Chelsea
01st August 2016
'With A Song In My Heart'
The Pheasantry (Chelsea), London

Friday 14th October 2016
Doors Open: 6.30pm Showtime: 8.30pm

West End leading lady and concert artist Maria Kesselman is joined by pianist James Church in an evening of songs and anecdotes spanning musicals, cabaret, the great American songbook , comedy and even a touch of opera !

The show will take you on an emotional rollercoaster with songs by Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Brel, Sondheim, Lloyd Webber, Bernstein, Lehrer and more.

Click here for tickets

Box Office: 020 7439 4962

'A Night in Venice' UK & Ireland Tour - June/July 2016
29th April 2016
Maria is delighted to announce her forthcoming UK & Ireland tour of 'A Night in Venice' where she will be starring alongside Jonathan Ansell and Li Li.

The next fantastic production in the series of World On Stage’s Classic opera series, from the producers of Magical Mozart and A Viennese Strauss Gala comes this glittering Opera Extravaganza; A Night in Venice

Recreating all of the romance and glamour of Venetian soirees, the masked balls and society bustle, Night in Venice encapsulates some of the great music of Verdi, Puccini and Rossini.

With music performed by the European Baroque Ensemble, this show features World class opera singers performing arias from the Grand Operas of the day. Aida, Madam Butterfly Turandot and many more.

Starring: Jonathan Ansell (Of G4 Fame) and Maria Kesselman (BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night Is Music Night) and Li Li (Top20 USA Billboard Charts)

Current Tour Schedule

June 2016

3rd DUNFERMLINE Carnegie Hall

4th BILLINGHAM Forum Theatre

7th LIMERICK University Concert

8th GALWAY Town Hall Theatre

9th WATERFORD Theatre Royal

10th CORK Everyman Palace

14th BROMLEY Churchill Theatre

15th PORTSMOUTH Kings Theatre

18th STOCKPORT Plaza

19th POTTERS BAR Wyllyotts

22nd TAUNTON Brewhouse Theatre

24th WORKINGTON Carnegie

25th CHESTERFIELD Pomegranate Theatre

26th ST ALBANS Abbey Theatre

28th GRIMSBYGrimsby Auditorium

30th BRECON Theatre Brycheiniog

July 2016

1st CRAWLEY The Hawth

2nd JERSEY Jersey Opera House

4th PRESTON - Charter Theatre

5th EPSOM Epsom Playhouse

10th TUNBRIDGE WELLS Assembly Theatre

A Viennese Strauss Gala - UK & Ireland Tour
19th January 2016
Maria will be starring in a UK & Ireland tour of the World on Stage production of 'A Viennese Strauss Gala' beginning on Friday 22nd January in Middlesbrough (link below). If the show is coming to a venue near you, please do come along for what promises to be a wonderful evening of entertainment!

Other dates are:
Sat 23.01.16 - Scunthorpe
Tue 26.01.16 - Brecon
Thur 28.01.16 - Hamilton
Fri 29.01.16 - Workington
Tue 02.02.16 - Galway
Wed 03.02.16 - Tralee (Simes)
Fri 05.02.16 - Armargh
Sun 07.02.16 - Port Laoise
Tue 09.02.16 - Waterford
Wed 10.02.16 - Lytham St Annes
Thur 11.02.16 - Ipswich (Wolsey)
Fri 12.02.16 - Swindon
Sat 13.02.16 - Newbury
Fri 19.02.16 - Stockport
Sat 20.02.16 - Newark
Sun 21.02.16 - Preston
Tue 23.02.16 - Scarborough
Wed 24.02.16 - Abergaveny
Thur 25.02.16 - Redditch
Fri 26.02.16 - Kilmarnock
Sat 27.02.16 - South Shields
Sun 28.02.16 - Potters Bar

A Viennese Strauss Gala


Now in its 10th year, and back by popular demand, with a sparkling new anniversary production.

World on Stage bring you A Viennese Strauss Gala but now a new production of this ever popular Show. Recreating the romance of the Viennese Festive season, reminding you of a bygone age of glamorous soirees and Strauss waltzes. The Show features highlights from some of the great Operettas of the Strauss family, Kalman and Lehar; including Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow and many more.
The European Orchestral Ensemble will accompany four Soloists from major Opera companies; including Opera North, English National Opera and D’Oyly Carte.

This wonderful production is cleverly staged and choreographed, and authentically costumed, and will appeal to the romantic as much as the music aficionado. It continues to be hugely popular all over the country.

“Beautiful costumes, excellent voices and some fine acting too”
Brand New One-Woman Show Announced!
23rd July 2015
Maria will be performing in a brand new one-woman show this autumn - An Evening with Maria Kesselman

Seats are limited so BOOK NOW to avoid disappointment!

The Pheasantry - FRIDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2015 - BOOK HERE

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Adonia Cruise
02nd March 2015
Performing opera with Mandy Watsham Dunstall on board the cruise ship Adonia.

Radio Interview
24th September 2013
Guest appearance with Laurie Holloway Trio
23rd September 2013
Maria recently made a guest appearance with the Laurie Holloway Trio.