Madeleine Shaw

Mezzo-soprano

Samling Artist Madeleine Shaw studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, and the National Opera Studio supported by English National Opera. Madeleine was subsequently part of the Young Singers Programme at ENO.

Solo performances include Mozart Requiem with John Eliot Gardiner, Debussy La Demoiselle Élue with BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Glagolitic Mass with the Hallé Orchestra. Further concert engagements include Elgar Sea Pictures, Copland In the Beginning and Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music at the Edinburgh International Festival and Duruflé Requiem and Haydn Nelson Mass with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Madeleine made her Covent Garden debut as Forester’s Wife & Owl/The Cunning Little Vixen and has subsequently returned to sing Rossweisse/Die Walküre. At ENO her roles have included Annina/Der Rosenkavalier, Second Lady/The Magic Flute, Mercedes/Carmen and Kate Pinkerton/Madama Butterfly.

Recent and forthcoming highlights include her US debut in Dream of Gerontius with the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, the title role in the world première of Elena Langer’s Rhondda Rips It Up! with WNO, Mass in D at the Three Choirs Festival and Messiah at Sage Gateshead, Handel’s Alcina at St John’s Smith Square, and Maddalena/Rigoletto for Glyndebourne tour 2019.


Longborough debut: Fricka/Das Rheingold (2019)