Bio

Elizabeth is a lyric soprano from a working class background in Manchester, currently studying under John Evans.

Operatic roles performed: Flora (The Enchanted Pig – Dove), Semele (Semele – Handel), Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus – J. Strauss), Mrs Grose (Turn of the Screw – Britten), Saffi (Der Zigeunerbaron – J. Strauss), Melia (Apollo et Hyacinthus – Mozart), Cunegonde/Paquette (Candide – Bernstein), Dido (Dido and Aeneas – Purcell)

Prepared roles: Mistress Page (Sir John in Love – Vaughan Williams), Mimi (La bohéme – Puccini)

Companies performed with: British Youth Opera, Leeds Youth Opera, Leeds Opera Society, King’s Opera

Opera scenes: Giulietta (I Capuleti e i Montecchi – Bellini), Cendrillon (Cendrillon – Massenet), Nerone (L’incoronazione di Poppea – Monteverdi), Marguerite (Faust – Gounod)

Chorus work: Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart), Acis and Galatea (Handel), Sir John in Love (Vaughan Williams), Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss)

Selected concerts: Soprano soloist – Sea Symphony – Vaughan Williams (Leeds Symphony Orchestra, 2023), Solo recital (Leeds International Concert Series, 2022), Soprano soloist – Psalm 42 – Mendelssohn (Leeds Haydn Players, 2022), Soloist – Rutterkin – Warlock (Peter Warlock Society Anniversary Concert, 2020), Solo recital (Ripon Cathedral, 2019), Cover soprano soloist – Eine Deutsches Requiem – Brahms (St Michael’s Arts Festival, 2018)

Education: PhD Music OOC DTP Studentship (ongoing), MMus Performance (Distinction with two commendations for Outstanding Performance) University of Leeds (2020), BMus Music (1st with honours) King’s College London (2018)

Awards: Europe Winner – International Music Grand Prix (2021), Commendation for Outstanding Performance in Music – University of Leeds (2020), Commendation for Outstanding Performance in Music Performance – University of Leeds (2020), Head of School Excellence Scholarship – University of Leeds (2019)

Selected performances and recordings can be found on my YouTube channel.

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