London-born mezzo Flora McIntosh trained at the RNCM with generous support from the Peter Moores Foundation and Countess of Munster Musical Trust. She is a Samling Foundation Scholar.
Opera in 2019/2020 includes Popova in Walton’s THE BEAR (Camaratina and Mastersingers UK), a nationwide tour of MARIA STUARDA with OperaUpClose, the premiere of Robert Hugill’s opera THE GARDENERS at Conway Hall (world premiere), Romeo in I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI for Grimeborn and Wellgunde in DAS RHEINGOLD at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.
Recent engagements include DAS LIED VON DER ERDE (English National Ballet), Filipyevna in EUGENE ONEGIN (OperaUpClose), Pterodactyls of Ptexas (Tête à Tête Festival), Pauline in the UK premiere of Gounod’s POLYEUCTE (UCOpera), Lucy Lockit in THE BEGGAR’S OPERA (Oborne Opera and Mastersingers UK), Dryad In ARIADNE AUF NAXOS (Longborough Festival), title role in Donizetti's MARIA STUARDA (National Trust collaboration), Mercedes in CARMEN for The Prison Choir Project, CARMEN for OperaUpClose, The Goddess of the Sea in a new opera for children ULLA’S ODYSSEY, Judith in DUKE BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE (RNCM and Northwall Arts Lab, Oxford), Donna Elvira in DON GIOVANNI and Suzuki in MADAME BUTTERFLY (Regents Opera). In Europe two seasons at the Batignano Festival in Italy and La chatte & L'ecureuil/L'enfant et les sortilèges with the European Opera Centre in Greece and Cyprus.