Mimi Doulton is a soprano of British-Pakistani origin. She specialises in new music collaborations, and has premiered and developed works for the Royal Opera, Birmingham Opera Company, Mahogany Opera Group, Tête a Tête, Club Inegales, Fondation Royaumont, Graeae, Snape Maltings, and Wigmore Hall.
Recent engagements include cover Jerusha Cramer in Gerald Barry’s The Intelligence Park for Music Theatre Wales and The Royal Opera, Maya in the world premiere of Tom Smail’s Blue Electric, and creating the role of Mary in Wake with Birmingham Opera Company. Plans for 2020-21 include devising and touring a new work for soprano, paper and electronics with sound-artist Jonathan Higgins (funded by the PRS Foundation), and appearances at Wigmore Hall, Longborough Festival Opera and Aix-en-Provence Festival.
Mimi is an alumnus of Wild Plum Arts, Leeds Lieder, Park Lane Group and Academie Voix Nouvelles. She is currently an Opera Prelude Young Artist and a Live Music Now artist with regular collaborator Dylan Perez.
A passionate advocate for arts education, Mimi is proud to be associated with the charities Action for Children’s Arts, Songbound, Voices of London Festival and Eye Music Trust.
Mimi graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with distinction in 2018, having previously read Music and Languages at King's College London. She continues her studies with Gary Coward.