Mezzo-Soprano Lauren Joyanne Morris is a graduate of the Royal College of Music International Opera Studio, having completed her Master of Vocal Performance (Distinction) at the RCM. She was the only UK Semi-Finalist at the International Lotte Lenya Competition 2021.
Performance highlights include covering the roles of Handmaid 2 and Econowife/The Handmaid’s Tale for English National Opera, singing Prosperina/Orfeo for Garsington Opera, and covering Isolier/Le comte Ory and Zerlina/Don Giovanni there. Lauren Joyanne also covered Hänsel/Hänsel und Gretel for Waterperry Opera, performed Zerlina/Don Giovanni for British Youth Opera, and covered the role of Johanna/Sweeney Todd for Welsh National Opera.
At the RCM International Opera Studio Lauren Joyanne performed the roles of Man Friday/Robinson Crusoe, Cherubino/Le nozze di Figaro (directed by Sir Thomas Allen), Susan Wheeler/In the Locked Room, Hermia/A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Grasshopper, Dog and Woodpecker/The Cunning Little Vixen and Childerico/Faramondo (with The London Handel Festival).
Concert experience includes selections of music by Sondheim at Cadogan Hall, Johanna/Sweeney Todd alongside Bryn Terfel at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod and singing in a performance of Serenade to Music at Buckingham Palace, conducted by John Wilson.