Emily trained at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and on the ENO OperaWorks programme. Previous roles include Papagena for Opera på Skäret, Idamante (cover) for English Touring Opera and Zulma (cover) for Garsington Opera. Emily enjoys performing comic and operetta repertoire and has played the roles of Edith/The Pirates of Penzance for Merry Opera, Cousin Hebe/HMS Pinafore for Charles Court Opera, The King/The Queen's Lace Hankerchief for Opera della Luna and Chrysaea/The Arcadians also for Opera della Luna. In 2020 she performed as a soloist for a gala celebration of the works of Gilbert & Sullivan at the Chichester Festival Theatre, conducted by Martin Handley. She has performed as a soloist at Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall and Barbican Hall and sang in the female Solo Quartet for Das Paradies und die Peri, with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle at the Barbican Hall and the Philharmonie Luxembourg. She performed the second alto solo in Handel’s Utrecht Jubilate Te Deum with the English Chamber Orchestra at St Paul’s Cathedral. Emily was a finalist in the 2019 Royal Overseas League Competition.
Longborough debut: Hen & Owl/The Cunning Little Vixen (2021)