Grace Estelle Curtis

Voice Type:

Soprano

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English

Experience

Opera

Pamina
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Serenata Singers
2020
Marzelline
Fidelio (Beethoven)
Welsh National Opera
2019
Barbarina
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
Somerset Opera
2019
1 st soprano Chorus
Le Comte Ory (Rossini)
Dorset Opera
2017
1 st soprano Chorus
Faust (Gounod)
Dorset Opera
2017
Fortuna
L'incoronatzione di Poppea (Montiverdi)
RWCMD
2018
2nd Niece
Peter Grimes (Britten)
RWCMD
2018
Elizetta
Il maritagio segreto (Cimarosa)
RWCMD
2018
Despina
Cosi fan Tutte (Mozart)
International Italian School for Singers
2018
Musetta​
La Boheme (Puccini)
International Italian School for Singers
2018
1st soprano Chorus
Faust (Gounod)
Dorset Opera Festival
2017
1st soprano Chorus
Le Comte Ory (Rossini)
Dorset Opera Festival
2017
Orfeo - soloist
Orpheus (Gluck)
Southampton Chamber Opera Company
2017
1st Soprano Soloist and Chorus.
Gloria (Antonio Vivaldi)
Southampton Chamber Opera Company
2016
Director
Acis and Galatea (Handel)
Southampton Chamber Opera Company
2016
1st Soprano Chorus
Dido and Aenaes (Purcell)
Southampton Chamber Opera Company
2016
1st Boy
The Magic Flute (Mozart)
Bath Music Festival
2012

Operetta/G&S

Gianetta
The Gondoliers (Sullivan)
RWCMD
2019

Musical Theatre

Baker's Wife
Into the Woods (Stephen Sondheim)
Kingswood Drama Productions
2014
Chorus
Oliver Twist (Lionel Bart)
Kingswood Drama Productions
2013

Chorus

Oratorio/Concerts

Soloist
Cantata Exerpts (Bach)
Alveston Singers
2019
Soprano Soloist
Pulcinella Suite (Stravinsky)
Southampton University Sinfonietta
2018
Soprano Soloist
Reqiem (Mozart)
Richard Taunton Sixth Form College
2016
Soloist
Messiah (Handel)
St Michael's Church, Southampton
2016

Choral

1st Soprano, semi chorus
Requiem (Mozart)
BBC National Chorus of Wales Prom 26
2019
1 st soprano Chorus
Prom 28: The Bells, Polovtsian Dances, The Moon (Rachmaninov, Borodin, Huw Watkins)
BBC National Chorus of Wales Prom 28
2019
1st Soprano Soloist and Chorus.
Requiem (Mozart)
Richard Taunton College & Southampton Philharmonic
2016
Soloist
Krönungsmesse (Mozart)
St Michael's Church, Southampton
2016
Soloist
Spatzenmesse (Mozart)
St Michael's Church, Southampton
2016
Soloist
Requiem (Fauré)
St Stephen's Church, Bath
2015
Soloist
Chichester Psalms (Bernstein)
Bath Bach Choir, Bath
2015
Choral Scholar 2015-2017
Various (Various)
Cantores Michaelis
Soloist
Various (Various)
Romsey Abbey
Chorister Tutor
Various (Various)
Romsey Abbey

Classical

1st soprano
Last Night at the Proms (Various)
Bradford Cathedral
2017
1st Soprano Solo
Various (Various)
Bath Abbey
2015
1st Soprano -soloist
Various - From Darkness to Light (Purcell/Willcocks/Whitacre/Goodall/Bernstein)
Bath Bach Choir - Nigel Perrin
2015

Jazz

Soloist
Kingswood Jazz Festival (Kingswood Jazz Orchestra)
Bath Music Festival
2014

Theatre

1st Soprano Soloist
A Thousand Dreadful Things (Creative Youth Network)
Creative Youth Network, Bristol
2016
1st Soprano -soloist
Dedication (Nick Dear)
Nuffield Theatre, Southampton
2016
Chorus
Bugsy Malone (Paul Williams)
Kingswood Drama Productions
2014

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert

Awards

Leverhulme Trust Scholarship (2019)

Leverhulme Trust Scholarship - Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (2018)

Cantores Michaelis Choral Scholarship (2017)

Cantores Michaelis Choral Scholarship (2016)

Cantores Michaelis Choral Scholarship (2015)

Competitions

Adelina Patti Prize - Finalist (2019)

Dorothy Davies Ingram Prize - Finalist (2019)

Janet Price Prize - Finalist (2019)

Valetta Iacopi Memorial Prize - Highly Commended (2019)

Isobell Buchanan Award - Finalist (2018)

Education

Ma Advanced Opera Performance
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
2018–2020
Ba Music and Philosophy
University of Southampton
2015–2018