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Frances Gregory

Voice Type:

Mezzo-Soprano

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English

Opera

Minskwoman
Flight (Jonathan Dove)
Royal Academy Opera
2018
Idamante
Idomeneo (Mozart)
Amersham Festival of Music
2018
Hansel
Hansel & Gretel (Humperdinck)
Opera in Devon
2018
Egeo
Teseo (Handel)
London Handel Festival
2018
Venus
Orphee aux enfers (Offenbach)
Royal Academy Opera
2017
Rosina
Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)
Royal Academy Opera
2017
Brood-Hen
May Night (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Royal Academy Opera
2016
Dorabella
Così fan tutte (Mozart)
Opera Loki
2016
Susie
The Silver Tassie (Turnage)
Music Theatre Wales
2015
Governess
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
Wild Swan Opera
2014

Chorus

Chorus
The Rake's Progress (Igor Stravinsky)
Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
2017
Chorus
Don Giovanni (Mozart)
Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
2017
Chorus
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner)
Glyndebourne Festival Opera
2016
Chorus
Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky)
St. Endellion Music Festival
2015
Chorus
La Bohème (Puccini)
St. Endellion Music Festival
2014

Oratorio/Concerts

Soloist
Elijah (Mendelssohn)
Putney Singers
2018
Soloist
Elijah (Mendelssohn)
Burgess Hill Choral Society
2018
Soloist
St. Nicholas Mass (Haydn)
Highgate Choral Society
2018
Soloist
B Minor Mass (Bach)
Torbay Singers
2017
Soloist
Elijah (Mendelssohn)
Buckingham Choral Society
2017
Soloist
Nelson Mass (Haydn)
Burgess Hill Choral Society
2017
Soloist
Gloria (Vivaldi)
Eynsham Choral Society
2016
Soloist
Gloria (Vivaldi)
Milton Keynes Chorale
2016
Soloist
Heiligmesse (Haydn)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus
2016
Soloist
Messiah (Handel)
Convivium Singers
2015
Soloist
Gloria (Vivaldi)
Bristol Cabot Choir
2015
Soloist
Ceremony of Carols (Britten)
Bristol Cabot Choir
2014

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The Turn of the Screw - Wild Swan Opera 2014

The Turn of the Screw - Wild Swan Opera 2014

The Turn of the Screw - Wild Swan Opera 2014

Winifred Agnes Disney Award - Royal Academy of Music (2016)

Competitions

City of Sheffield Teachers' Choir Silver Salver for Most Outstanding Performance - DCFS (2015)

Constance Shacklock Memorial Rose Bowl for Most Outstanding Operatic Performance - DCFS (2015)

Songs from the Shows Prize - David Clover Festival of Singing (2015)

The Elizabeth Watts Lied Prize - David Clover Festival of Singing (2015)

The ISM Sheffield Opera Prize - David Clover Festival of Singing (2015)

E.A. Redman Prize for the Interpretation of Schubert Lieder - RWCMD (2013)

"Frances is a consummate professional with a stunning voice. I don't hesitate to recommend her time and time again as the quality of her musicianship, and her dedicated attitude set her apart from her peers. Her voice is beautiful, mellifluous and clear. I can always rely on Frances as she is not just incredibly talented but reliable, hard working and meticulous in her preparation" Rebecca Holdeman - Conductor, Bristol Cabot Choir

Royal Academy Opera (ongoing)
Royal Academy of Music
2017–2019
MA Performance - Distinction, DipRAM
Royal Academy of Music
2015–2017
BMus (Hons) 2:1
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
2009–2013


Mezzo-Soprano Frances Gregory is a Joseph Karaviotis Scholar at the Royal Academy of Music, where she is studying with Elizabeth Ritchie and Iain Ledingham as a member of Royal Academy Opera, the Academy’s renowned Opera School. Prior to joining RAO, she received her Masters with Distinction from the Academy, as well as the prestigious DipRAM, for an outstanding final recital.

Her upcoming and recent operatic performances comprise Minskwoman (Flight) for Royal Academy Opera’s 2018 Spring production, Hansel (Hansel and Gretel) directed by Sarah Walker CBE, Idamante (Idomeneo) for the 2018 Amersham Festival of Music, Egeo (Teseo) for the London Handel Festival, Chorus (The Rake’s Progress, Don Giovanni) for the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Vénus (Orphée aux enfers) for Royal Academy Opera, Dorabella (Così fan tutte) for Opera Loki, and Chorus for the 2016 Glyndebourne Festival production of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.

Frances made her Cadogan Hall debut singing the Mezzo-Soprano in Haydn’s Heiligmesse alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and City of London Choir last October, and was a semi-finalist in the 2017 National Mozart Singing Competition.
She is generously supported by Joseph Karaviotis, Howard de Walden Estates, the Winship Foundation, and the Josephine Baker Trust.

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