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Maisie Lewis Award, Worshipful Company of Musicians (2012)
Making Music Philip & Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artists (2009)
Sybil Tutton Award administered by the Musicians Benevolent Fund (2007)
Finalist in the Stuart Burrows International Voice Competition (2012)
Finalist in the Nadia and Lili Boulanger International Voice-Piano Competition (2011)
Finalist in the London Handel Singing Competition (2010)
Second Prize in the Kathleen Ferrier Singing Competition, Wigmore Hall (2010)
Winner of the London Bach Singers Prize (2010)
Audrey Strange Memorial Prize for a Singer of Promise, Royal Overseas League (2009)
"... breathtakingly beautiful singing." Sebastian Petit, Opera Britannia
"... the palm should go to soprano Sarah Power for her heavenly radiance in the recitatives and air, Rejoice greatly." Geoffrey Mogridge, Wharfedale & Airedale Observer
"Her sheer full-hearted exuberance of communication doubtless won the jury’s heart." Hilary Finch, The Times
"Sarah Power [...] used her bright, personable soprano with unfailing taste and technical ease - supremely so in her mesmeric Act 3 aria." Andrew Clark, Opera Magazine
"Sarah Power’s Rodelinda was lit by a gentle radiance ..." Ken Walton, The Scotsman
"There’s some beautiful singing from Sarah Power as Rodelinda: the Irish soprano has an easy, natural voice and an unfussy stage presence to match." Kate Molleson, The Guardian
Dublin-born soprano Sarah Power was the John Mather Charitable Trust Scottish Opera Emerging Artist 2013/14. A graduate of the DIT Conservatory, Dublin, the Guildhall Opera Course and the National Opera Studio, London, she is also a multiple prizewinner. Awards include the London Bach Singers Prize, second prize in the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Singing Competition at the Wigmore Hall, a Making Music Philip & Dorothy Green Award, an MBF Sybil Tutton Award, a Maisie Lewis Award and the Royal Dublin Society €10,000 Bursary. Sarah was a finalist in the London Handel Singing Competition, the Nadia and Lili Boulanger Competition in Paris, the Stuart Burrows Voice Competition and the Royal Overseas League. She is a Yeoman of The Worshipful Company of Musicians and studies with singing teacher Susan McCulloch.
Sarah enjoys a busy international career on both the opera and concert stage. Recent performances include the title role in a newly-devised work entitled Hazel: Made in Belfast at the Carnegie Hall, New York, the role of Mary in the world premiere of Mary Gordon with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, Handel’s Messiah with the Exeter Philharmonic Choir, the Harrogate Choral Society and the Dundee Choral Union and Haydn’s Creation with the Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir. Sarah has appeared in productions with Welsh National Opera, Buxton Opera Festival, Diva Opera and Wexford Opera Festival and made her debut for Scottish Opera in the title role of Rodelinda. In 2015 she was one of the soloists in Canadian artist Janice Kerbel’s Turner Prize-nominated work DOUG at The Tramway, Glasgow. She is also a keen recitalist and has appeared at prestigious recital venues including the Wigmore Hall and St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London and Haus der Musik, Vienna.
Future engagements include the role of Belinda in Dido and Aeneas with Scottish Opera (Connect), Rossini's Stabat Mater with Cumbria Rural Choirs, Poulenc’s Gloria with the Harrogate Choral Society and Handel's Messiah with the Irish Baroque Orchestra and Resurgam.
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