Beth Taylor is in her final year of Postgraduate study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, under the tutelage of Iain Paton. Beth has excelled during her time at the RCS as a first prize-winner of several competitions and representing the RCS on numerous occasions on the international platform. She was awarded the Florence Veitch Ibler Prize for Excellence in 2016.
Her operatic roles include Costanza/L’Isola Disabitata, Aninna & Flora/La traviata, the Fox/Cunning Little Vixen and Olga/Eugene Onegin. She made her international debut with Opera de Lyon as the Queen in Respighi’s La bella dormente nel bosco in early 2018 and performs the role of Rosmira in Handel’s Partenope at Iford Arts Festival in summer 2018.
Beth performs regularly with some of the country’s leading ensembles including the Kellie Consort, Sestina and Dunedin Consort. Beth also works in her hometown of Glasgow as a music and creative facilitator at Paragon Music, mentoring individuals with Additional Support Needs.
Beth has been fortunate enough to participate in masterclasses with renowned international artists including Dame Sarah Connolly, Susan Graham, Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Emma Kirkby and Jennifer Larmore, with whom she now receives coaching. She is grateful to Help Musicians UK and the South Square Trust for their continuing support towards her professional development.