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Jessica Hurst

Voice Type:

Soprano

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English

Opera

Second Woman
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2019
Anna Bolena
Anna Bolena (Donizetti)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2018
Angelica
Orlando (Handel)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2018
Rose Marrant
Street Scene (Kurt Weill)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2018
1st soprano Chorus
The Day After (Jonathan Dove)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2018
Manon
Manon (Massenet)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2017
1st Soprano Chorus
The Fiery Angel (Prokofiev)
Scottish Opera
2017
Rosalinde
Die Fledermaus (Strauss, J)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2017
Fiordiligi
Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2017
Fiordiligi
Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2016
Gretel​
Hansel und Gretel (Engelbert Humperdinck)
Music Academy International, Italy
2015
First Witch
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
Music Academy International, Italy
2015
Voice of the spirit
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2015
Alice Shortcake, chorus
Sir John in Love (Vaughan-Williams)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2015

Oratorio/Concerts

1st Soprano Soloist
Mozart Coronation Mass (Mozart)
Richmond Choral Society
2016
1st Soprano Soloist
Magnificat (Pergolesi)
Richmond Choral Society
2016
1st Soprano Soloist
The Seasons (Haydn)
Lancaster Singers - Lancaster Cathedral
2016
1st Soprano Soloist
Mozart Requiem (Mozart)
Sedbergh Choral Society
2012
1st Soprano Soloist
Gloria (Antonio Vivaldi)
Sedbergh School Choral Society - Cartmel Priory
2011

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ABRSM Postgraduate Scholarship Award (2017)

Help Musicians Postgraduate UK Award Holder (2017)

Hope Scott Trust (2015)

RCS Trust Scholarship (2012)

MMus Opera
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2018–2020
Master of Music
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2016–2018
Bachelor of Music (HONS)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2012–2016

Jessica is a soprano currently studying for her Masters in Opera at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's Alexander Gibson Opera School in Glasgow, under the tutelage of Mezzo-Soprano, Clare Shearer. She graduated from the RCS with a MMus degree and a BMus (Hons) degree in Vocal Performance.

Operatic engagements include: Manon, Manon (MMus Opera Scenes, RCS), Gretel, Hänsel und Gretel, directed by David Gately and conducted by Maestro David Jackson of The Metropolitan Opera and First Witch, Dido and Aeneas directed by David Gately and conducted by Tim Ribchester (Trentino Music Festival); Rosalinde (cover), Die Fledermaus (RCS), The Spirit, Dido and Aeneas, conducted by Timothy Dean (The Opera Project, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); Fiordiligi, Cosi Fan Tutte, BMus IV Opera Scenes, directed by Linda Ormiston (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland). Concert engagements include: Mozart’s Coronation Mass, Pergolesi’s Magnificat, Haydn’s Seasons, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Mozart’s Requiem.

Jessica is kindly supported by the ABRSM UK Postgraduate Award, Hope Scott Trust, RCS Trust Scholarship and is a Help Musicians UK Postgraduate Award holder.

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