Flora McIntosh


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 also a Samling Foundation Scholar.

Engagements in 2018 include Das Lied von Der Erde with English National Ballet (tour and London Coliseum), Filipyevna in Eugene Onegin for OperaUpClose, Pauline in the UK premiere of Gounod's Polyeucte with UCOpera at the Theatre Royal Stratford East and Lucy Lockit in The Beggar's Opera for Opera Camaratina and The Mastersingers.

In her spare time Flora enjoys cooking, eating and watching Strictly Come Dancing with her two young children.

Opera in 2017 includes the UK premiere of Stephen Crowe’s Romeo/I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Pop-Up Opera);  and her Wagnerian debut covering Brangäne in Tristan und Isolde (Longborough Festival Opera).

Longborough debut: Dryad/Ariadne auf Naxos (2018)

Recent engagements: Pterodactyls of Ptexas (Tête à Tête Festival); Romeo/I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Pop-Up Opera); title role/Carmen (OperaUpClose on tour); The Goddess of the Sea/Ulla's Odyssey; Donna Elvira/Don Giovanni, Suzuki/Madama Butterfly (Regents Opera); Flora/La traviata (Soho/Tricycle Theatre); The Drummer/The Emperor of Atlantis (Halle and Imperial War Museum); Third Lady/The Magic Flute (ETO); and Myrtale/Thaïs (Grange Park 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.

Future engagements: title role/Maria Stuarda (OperaUpClose and The National Trust).