British mezzo-soprano Frances Gregory is a recent graduate of Royal Academy Opera, where she won the 2018 RAM Club Prize and the Tom Hammond Opera Prize, was a RAM/Kohn Foundation Bach cantata soloist, and a member of the Academy’s prestigious Song Circle, with whom she debuted at the Wigmore Hall in 2019. Whilst studying she was recipient of the Patrick Fyffe/Dame Hilda Brackett Award from Sadler’s Wells for her performance of Sycorax in the European premiere of The Enchanted Island with British Youth Opera.
A 20/21 studio artist with the Opéra National de Lyon, an emerging artist with Longborough Festival Opera, and a Handel House Talent young artist, roles this season include Maman, La Tasse Chinoise and La Libellule in L’Enfant et les sortilèges and the Fox and Dog The Cunning Little Vixen. Recently, she covered the role of Katya/Denis & Katya (Venables) and is set to play Laura in Tom Coult’s premiere of Violet in 2022, both for Music Theatre Wales. She is a former Alvarez Young Artist with Garsington Opera and has worked for the Glyndebourne, London Handel and Aix-en-Provence Festivals.