Mae Heydorn


Mae Heydorn made her operatic debut with Glyndebourne Festival Opera in the role of Woodpecker/The Cunning Little Vixen.

She is the winner of the Audience Prize at the London Wagner Singing Competition 2017. Her Wagner repertoire includes Brangäne/Tristan und Isolde, Erda/Das Rheingold, Siegrune and Rossweisse/Die Walküre, Erda/Siegfried, Waltraute and Zweite Norn/Götterdämmerung and Frau Mary/Der fliegende Holländer.

Other repertoire: Die Amme/Die Frau ohne Schatten, Sorceress/Dido and Aeneas, Maddalena/Rigoletto, Prinz Orlofsky/Die Fledermaus, Marcellina/Le nozze di Figaro, Emilia/Otello, Polina/Pikovaya Dama, Mrs Grose/The Turn of the Screw, Bianca/The
Rape of Lucretia
, Katisha/The Mikado, Buttercup/HMS Pinafore. Contemporary performances include Hans Werner Henze’s Voices
at the Barbican Hall and the world premiere of The Exodus Fragment by Jacques Cohen in a part written for her.

Longborough debut: Erda/Das Rheingold

Recent and future engagements: Mad Margaret/Ruddigore, Lady Sangazure/The Sorcerer, Ruth/The Pirates of Penzance (National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company); Brangäne/Isolde! (Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford); Waltraute/Die Walküre (St John’s Smith Square, Royal Philharmonic Society); Mrs Grose/The Turn of the Screw (New Palace Opera); Magdalena/Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Fulham Opera).