Rozanna Madylus

Mezzo-soprano

Rozanna was born in Leicestershire, England, of Ukrainian descent. After reading English Literature and Philosophy at The University of East Anglia, she decided to pursue classical singing and later won a place at The Royal Academy of Music in London. She graduated from Royal Academy Opera in July 2014 and attended the Georg Solti Accademia in the summer of 2013, was awarded The Karaviotis Prize at Les Azuriales Young Artist Competition, Nice, France, in August 2012 and in May 2012 she won a place on the Young Artist Platform at The Oxford Lieder Festival. She has since performed at various recital halls in the UK and abroad, including the Holywell Music Room, Kings Place, The Mendelssohn-Remise Berlin, the Prokofiev Hall at the Mariinsky Theatre and the St Petersburg Philharmonic Hall.

Previous roles include Rosina/Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Barefoot Opera), Third Lady/The Magic Flute (Waterperry Opera Festival), Prinz Orlofsky/Die Fledermaus (Berlin Opera Academy), Alma Mahler/The Art of Love, Kokoschka’s Doll (Counterpoise), Mother Goose/The Rake’s Progress (Cover for Festival d’Aix-en-Provence), Second Woman, Second Witch/Dido & Aeneas (Birmingham Opera Company), Jezebel/Naboth’s Vineyard (Melos Sinfonia), Beggar Woman/Death in Venice (Garsington Opera), Smeraldina/The Little Green Swallow (British Youth Opera), the title role in Handel’s Ariodante (RAO), Madame de la Haltière/Cendrillon (RAO), Fidalma/The Secret Marriage (Cover for BYO), the title role in Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges (RAO with the BBC Symphony Orchestra).

Recordings include Kokoschka’s Doll with Sir John Tomlinson and Counterpoise available on Champs Hill Records.


Longborough debut: Forester’s Wife/The Cunning Little Vixen (2020)