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Rhonda Browne

Voice Type:

Contralto

Nationality:

British, New Zealander, Irish

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English, German

Opera

Mother/Witch
Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck)
Pop Up Opera - Touring
2018
Mistress Bentson
Lakme (Delibes)
Swansea City Opera
2017
Erda, Erste Norn, Grimgerde, Schwertleite
The Ring Cycle (Richard Wagner)
Opera North
2016
Ulrica
Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi)
Iford Arts
2016
Baba the Turk
The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky)
Bury Court Opera
2015
La Zia Principessa
Suor Angelica (Puccini)
Talent Unlimited
2014
Auntie
Peter Grimes (Britten)
Elemental Opera with the Nottingham Philharmonic
2013
Erda
Der Ring des Nibelungen (Wagner)
Longborough Festival Opera
2013
Schwertleite
Die Walküre (Wagner)
Longborough Festival Opera
2013
Die Hexe
Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck)
Opera in Space
2013
Rossweise
Die Walküre (Wagner)
Mastersingers UK
2012
Erste Norn
Götterdämmerung (Wagner)
Longborough Festival Opera
2012
Flosshilde
Götterdämmerung (Wagner)
Longborough Festival Opera
2012
Gudrun
Thelma (Samuel Coleridge Taylor)
Surrey Opera
2012
Die Hexe
Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck)
Open Door Opera
2011
Ludmilla
The Bartered Bride (Smetana)
Surrey Opera
2010

Operetta/G&S

Uta
The Merry Nibelungs (O. Strauss)
Mastersingers UK
2013
Duchess of Plaza Toro
The Gondoliers (Sullivan)
Surrey Opera
2011

Oratorio/Concerts

Soloist
Kenneth McMillan's Song of the Earth (Gustav Mahler)
London Coliseum - English National Ballet
2018
Soloist
Kennith McMillan's Song of the Earth (Gustav Mahler)
Royal Opera House & Tour - English National Ballet
2017
Soloist
Petite Messe Solenelle (Rossini)
Leicester Bach Choir
2016
Soloist
Petite Messe Solenelle (Rossini)
Nottingham Harmonic Choir
2016
Soloist
Wesendonck Lieder (Richard Wagner)
Manukau Symphony Orchestra - NZ
2016
Mezzo-soprano soloist
Messiah (Handel)
Blackheath Choir, London
2014
Mezzo-soprano soloist
Sea Pictures (Elgar)
Sheffield Symphony Orchestra
2014
Mezzo-soprano soloist
Petite Messe Solennelle (Rossini)
Blackheath Choir, London
2013
Mezzo-soprano soloist
Weihnachtsoratorium (Bach)
Ealing Choir and Orchestra
2012
Soloist
Recital, Wesendonck Lieder, Sea Pictures, lieder (Various)
Wathen Hall, London
2012
Soloist
Evening of Russian Song (Rachmaninov and Medtner)
with Evgenia Startseva, London
2010

Other

Soloist
Masterclass with Sir John Tomlinson (Wagner)
Royal Opera House
2013
Soloist
Masterclass with Dame Anne Evans (Wagner)
Longborough Festival Opera
2013
Soloist
Masterclass and Concert with Sir John Tomlinson (Wagner, Verdi and Britten)
Mastersingers UK
2013
Soloist
Masterclass with Igor Kennaway (Wagner)
Longborough Festival Opera
2013

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert

Baba the Turk

Die Hexe

Die Hexe Hansel and Gretel

Mistress Bentson

Rhonda in Concert

Song of the Earth

Zia Principessa

Singer of Tomorrow Scheme - National Opera Studio (2013)

Competitions

Finalist Jette Parker - Royal Opera House (2014)

Winner Bayreuth Bursary, UK Wagner Society (2012)

RHONDA BROWNE
Rhonda Browne’s passion for singing began with the internationally acclaimed NZ Youth Choir. In 2004, having performed in Opera New Zealand’s chorus, she made the move to London to pursue a solo career. Rhonda was awarded the London Wagner Society’s Bayreuth Bursary and Audience Prize and was a finalist in the ROH Jette Parker Audition rounds 2014 and recently studied at the National Opera Studio on their Singers of Tomorrow Scheme. She is currently studying with Jacqueline Bremar.

Rhonda has performed the roles of Erda DAS RHEINGOLD/SIEGFRIED and Schwertleite DIE WALKÜRE for Longborough Festival Opera, Baba the Turk RAKE’S PROGRESS for Bury Court Opera, Auntie PETER GRIMES with the Nottingham Philharmonic, The Duchess of Plaza Toro GONDOLIERS and Ludmila BARTERED BRIDE for Surrey Opera, The Witch HÄNSEL UND GRETEL for Open Door Opera and Opera in Space, Zia Principessa SUOR ANGELICA for Talent Unlimited and Giornata Opera, Zita GIANNI SCHICCHI for Fulham Opera and two staged productions of the MESSIAH for The Merry Opera Company. She covered First Norn and Flosshilde at Longborough Festival Opera and sang Rossweisse DIE WALKÜRE for the Mastersingers. She also created the role of Gudrun in the world Premiere of Coleridge Taylor’s THELMA for Surrey Opera.

Concert engagements include Elgar’s SEA PICTURES with the Sheffield Symphony Orchestra Rossini’s PETITE MESSE SOLENELLE, Bach’s WEIHNACHTSORATORIUM, Vivaldi’s GLORIA, Mozart’s MISSA BREVIS and REQUIEM, Handel’s MESSIAH, Duruflé’s REQUIEM, Saint Saëns’ CHRISTMAS ORATORIO and recitals in New Zealand, Germany and the UK.

Recent and upcoming engagements include Baba the Turk RAKE’S PROGRESS for Bury Court Opera, cover Ulrica UN BALLO IN MASCHERA for Iford Arts Festival and cover Erda RHEINGOLD and SIEGFRIED, Grimgerde and Schwertleite DIE WALKÜRE and 1st Norn GÖTTERDAMMERUNG for Opera North and concerts in New Zealand in Wellington and Napier as well as Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder for Manukau Symphony Orchestra in Auckland. In 2017 performances include Mistress Bentson LAKME for Swansea City Opera in a tour of the UK and Mahler’s DAS LIED VON DER ERDE for English National Ballet at Royal Opera House, London Coliseum and on tour

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