Kirstin Sharpin’s recent engagements include a critically acclaimed role debut as Senta Der Fliegende Holländer for Longborough Festival Opera, the title roles in Beethoven’s Fidelio for Melbourne Opera and for the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (with Giordano Bellincampi, opposite Simon O’Neill) and Leonore (1805) for the Buxton Festival, and in Smetana’s Libuše at the work’s British staged premiere.Read More »
Winner of the Czech Song Prize at the Emmy Destinn Young Singer’s Award and Finalist for the Wagner Society of England’s Singing Competition, Australian Soprano Tanya Hurst is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music gaining a Master of Music with Distinction.
Last year she continued performances with Oper Bonn as Nedda and was to be covering the title role for Welsh National Opera’s Jenůfa (postponed Spring 2022). Current and future engagements for 2021 include Scottish Opera (cover Alice Ford) and English National Opera (cover Gerhilde).Read More »
Award winning Spanish soprano Lorena Paz Nieto is an alumna of the National Opera Studio, a previous winner of the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform, the Ludmilla Andrews Russian Song Prize, and ‘Vocalist of the year’ at the 2019 LUKAS awards.Read More »
British soprano Lizzie Holmes is gaining a reputation as a versatile and dynamic singing actor and keen spokesperson for classical music. Recent highlights include her Royal Opera House Crush Room recital debut, Despina Così fan tutte (Longborough Festival Opera), Queen of the Night The Magic Flute (Oxford Playhouse), Laurette in Bizet’s Doctor Miracle (Wexford Festival Opera), Dew Fairy and cover Gretel Hänsel und Gretel (Grange Park Opera).Read More »
British soprano Natasha Page is a graduate of the Royal College of Music International Opera Studio, where she studied with Rosa Mannion. Natasha recently covered the role of Adele in Le Comte Ory for Garsington Opera as an Alvarez Young Artist 2021.Read More »
Scottish soprano Monica McGhee is a current Young Artist at the National Opera Studio and a graduate of the RSAMD (now RCS) and the RCM. She is based in London, where she studies with Marie McLaughlin.Read More »
The Belgian soprano SYLVIE DE PAUW began her musical career at an early age as a chorister in the children’s choir of her hometown. She graduated as a pedagogue and took private singing lessons with Andrea Névry in Ghent and Malcolm King in Vicenza. Recently she was coached by Diane Forlano and specializes with Mr. George-Emil Crasnaru.Read More »
Soprano Sarah Marie Kramer has been described as ‘an outstanding artist’ by Austrian Radio (ORF). She is fast establishing herself as a formidable talent on the operatic stage, following performances as Sieglinde/Die Walküre, Ottavia/ L’incorinazione di Poppea, Countessa/Le Nozze di Figaro, and Amelia/Un Ballo in Maschera.Read More »
Lucy was a 2021 Emerging Artist at Longborough Festival Opera, where she played Rooster & Jay in The Cunning Little Vixen, and covered the role of Despina in Cosi fan tutte. Other professional roles have included Norina/Don Pasquale for Burry Port Opera, Zerlina (cover)/Don Giovanni for Longborough Festival Opera, as well as the roles of Olympia, Antonia, and Giulietta in Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann at the Arcola Theatre London (Grimeborn Festival).Read More »
British-Australian soprano Kristy Swift has performed extensively in the UK and abroad. She recently sang the role of Erste Dame Die Zauberflöte for Mid Wales Opera, and Marzelline in Beethoven’s Leonore for the Buxton Festival. Prior to this, she was the featured soloist in the Strauss Gala UK and Turkey tour for two consecutive seasons with Raymond Gubbay.
Kristy has also sung the title role in Luigi Rossi’s Orpheus (cover), First Sprite/cover Noémie Cendrillon.Read More »