Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert
Grainne Gillis Baba Afraid am I afraid MP3
Grainne Gillis Mme de la Haltiere Fis donc monsieur MP3
Grainne Gillis Mrs Sedley Mister Keene MP3
Grainne Gillis Pirate Jenny You gentlemen MP3
Grainne Gillis Quickly Giunto al albergo MP3
Equity Charitable Trust (2015)
Capriccio Prize (1998)
Italian Government Scholarship (1998)
Contralto Prize (1994)
Donal 'Doc' Gleeson Award (Best Recitalist) (1994)
"A special mention must go to the singer [Gráinne Gillis] who took over the role of Suzuki at very short notice..... She did a remarkable job despite the circumstances – her flower duet with Bork was delicate and harmonious..." - Manuel Munoz, A Younger Theatre (2016)
"....Gillis – whose voice has rich, dramatic potential – [is] powerful in the title role." - Fiona Maddocks (The Observer) on "The Medium", Grimeborn 2014. http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/aug/24/classicalmusicandopera (2014)
'...Gillis' mighty mezzo' - Evening Standard (2014)
Gráinne Gillis read Music at University College Cork and graduated from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Since re-training as an opera singer, she has worked as an Emerging Artist for Opera della Luna in The Gondoliers, and performed La Nourrice in Ariane et Barbe-Bleu, Zita in Gianni Schicchi, and the Mother in Hansel & Gretel twice; La Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica; Dryad in Ariadne auf Naxos; Baba in The Medium; Annie Jump-Cannon in The Observatory for Improbable; 3rd Witch in Macbeth for English Pocket Opera Company; Madame Popova in The Bear; Suzuki in Madama Butterfly for Secret Opera; Dritte Dame in Die Zauberflöte and Dama/3rd Witch in Macbeth for Pavilion Opera; Frugola & Lucia in Il Tabarro and Cavalleria Rusticana respectively; The Sorceress in Dido and… and Formations 2016 for The Helios Collective, playing Flora Sandes in Dead Equal at ENO Baylis. Future engagements include Annina in La Traviata for Pavilion Opera in 2017. Gráinne also has extensive experience as an actress and voiceover artist - for more information please visit www.grainnegillis.com.
"....Gillis – whose voice has rich, dramatic potential – [is] powerful in the title role." - Fiona Maddocks (The Observer) on "The Medium" for Operaview at Grimeborn 2014.
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