Making her debut as Elisabeth Tannhäuser at Longborough this season Erika's earlier operatic roles have included Leonore Fidelio and Donna Anna Don Giovanni. She was a chorister at Glyndebourne in 2015. A young spinto soprano, Erika has performed works such as Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder and Ravel’s Shéhérazade in concert. She is a keen recitalist and specialising in German repertoire has sung in masterclasses at Oxford Lieder festival and London Song Festival. She was a 2015 Les Azuriales Young Artist, a finalist in the 2015 Wagner Society Singing Competition and amongst other awards was a recipient of the Wagner Society Goodall scholarship in 2013.
A fluent German speaker, Erika studied at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Graduating in 2014 with distinctions for both MMUS and PGAD degrees, she continues to study with Alison Wells privately.