Flora McIntosh was born in London and trained at the RNCM. During her training at the RNCM she was the winner of the Anne Ziegler Award and Ricordi Prize for Opera and received generous support from the Peter Moores Foundation and the Countess of Munster Musical Trust. Flora is a Samling Foundation scholar and currently studies with Arwel Treharne Morgan. She has won wide critical acclaim for her operatic performances, which include the title roles in Maria Stuarda, Anna Bolena and Carmen, Pauline in the UK premiere of Gounod’s Polyeucte, Donna Elvira/Don Giovanni, Drummer/The Emperor of Atlantis, Judith/Bluebeard’s Castle, Second and Third Ladies/The Magic Flute, Suzuki/Madame Butterfly and Flora/La traviata with companies including Grange Park Opera, English Touring Opera, the Batignano Festival in Italy and European Opera Centre in Greece and Cyprus. Flora has sung Das Lied von der Erde for English National Ballet on tour and at the London Coliseum, and collaborated again with ENB in 2020 singing Dido in their Reunion programme. Most recently Flora recorded Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder and premiered a new song cycle by Nicholas O’Neill for the OperaUpClose Coffee Break Concert Series.
Previously for Longborough: Waltraute/Die Walküre (2021), Wellgunde (cover)/Das Rheingold (2019), Dryad/Ariadne auf Naxos (2018), Brangäne (cover)/Tristan und Isolde (2017)