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.
Opera in 2017 includes the UK premiere of Stephen Crowe’s 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 in a new opera for children Ulla's Odyssey; and her Wagnerian debut covering Brangäne in Tristan und Isolde (Longborough Festival Opera).
In her spare time Flora enjoys cooking, eating and watching Strictly Come Dancing with her two young children.
Longborough debut: Ariadne auf Naxos (2018)
Recent engagements: 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 she sang two seasons at the Batignano Festival in Italy and performed La chatte/L'ecureuil in L'enfant et les sortilèges with the European Opera Centre in Greece and Cyprus.
Future engagements: Mahler’s Das Lied Von der Erde (English National Ballet at London’s Colesium); Mozart's Requiem (2018 Stratford on Avon Festival); and title role/Maria Stuarda.