Emma Lewis

Mezzo soprano

Emma completed a Masters in Singing with distinction at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, where she was the recipient of the MMus prize and the Director’s Prize for Vocal Excellence. She was also a finalist in the Trinity Gold Medal. She is grateful for the support of the Robinson Hearn scholarship, the Kathleen Roberts scholarship and Help Musicians UK.

Opera roles performed include Flosshilde/Das Rheingold (Dramatic Voices Program Berlin), Mother Goose/The Rake’s Progress (British Youth Opera),  Arnalta/L'incoronazione di Poppea (Hampstead Garden Opera), Bradamante/Alcina (Opera Alumnus), Mrs Herring/Albert Herring (Harrow Opera), Mrs Kneebone/A Dinner Engagement (Opera Dinamica), Hippolyta/A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Daniel/Belshazzar (Trinity Laban Opera). Emma has also previously sung in the choruses of Wexford Festival Opera, Quielle Company, Festival d’Aix en Provence, Dunedin Consort, Opera Holland Park, Echoris and Metta Theatre. 

Emma is a frequent mezzo soprano and alto soloist in larger choral and orchestral works, repertoire including Vivaldi Gloria, Handel Dixit Dominus, Handel Messiah, Mozart Requiem, Bach B Minor Mass and St Matthew Passion, Rachmaninoff Vespers, Elgar Sea Pictures and Strauss Deutsche Motette to name but a few. Emma made her solo debut at the Royal Albert Hall in 2017 in Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust with the Monteverdi Choir and was a soloist in their European 2018 Bach Cantata tour. Emma has also sung Handel’s Messiah for Dunedin Consort across Scotland. Emma recently made her solo role debut as Pastore/Dorilla in Tempe at Wexford Festival Opera and will tour with the Monteverdi Choir in 2020, performing Beethoven’s 9th Symphony.

Longborough debut: Roßweiße/Die Walküre (2021)