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Emily Mitchell

Voice Type:

Soprano

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English

01 Gretchen am Spinnrade D118

Act 2 extract 2

Laudate Dominum

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"when the gates of Heaven are thrown open, I’d tears in my eyes. Best of all, Tomas had engaged a wonderful young soprano, Emily Mitchell, for the all important solo part in the last movement. If I say that she reminded me of a young Lucia Popp, I can give no higher praise." http://wholeelephant.co.uk/tag/tomas-leakey/ (2013)

"...soloists Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone) and Emily Mitchell (soprano) were finally able to shine, particularly the latter in her moving account of the iconic Pie Jesu setting. "- Martin Kershaw, The Herald

"...the singers and players explored a vast panorama of sounds, colours and emotional expression, all of it underlying the staggering originality of Monteverdi. It was alluring, with Emily Mitchell getting to break our hearts in the great Nymph's Lament." - Michael Tumelty, The Herald

"What was already top drawer music-making then pushed through the envelope of excellence with two extraordinary singers, soprano Emily Mitchell and mezzo Catriona Morison, who animated with their gorgeous voices a selection of Mendelssohn's opus 63 duets. The soprano's voice had a dazzling lustre......They were glorious, " - Mic hael Tumelty, The Herald

As the picture shows there was a full audience on Sunday evening at Greyfriars Kirk - cheek-by-jowl with the Edinburgh Pro Musica Orchestra. They in turn were in front of the 107 singers of the Edinburgh Royal Choral Union. The evening's theme was the first Christmas of the Great War, one hundred years ago. In Terra Pax, composed in 1954, brings together verses from Handel's Messiah with extracts from Robert Bridge's poem Noel: Christmas Eve, 1913 subtitled Peace and good will to all men. The baritone, Oscar Dom Victor Castellino, sporting his vivid pink bow tie convincingly set the scene from the poem followed by the chorus singing the familiar Christmas story. Emily Mitchell's first rate soprano solo took the part of the angel. The chorus responded with more from the baritone voice. A thought provoking work well chosen to set the scene for what was to come. It was curiously so appropriate to end with Haydn's bright and lively Nelson Mass - a Mass setting composed at the time of the B

Master Music
Royal Scottish Academy of Music
2009–2010
Bachelor of Music (Hons)
Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
2005–2009

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