Sarah Gilford is a British soprano from the Royal Northern College of Music, and is the recipient of numerous awards including the Amanda Roocroft Award, SGYFM Adult Song Recital Prize, the Bessie Cronshaw/Frost Brownson Song Cycle Prize and the Freckleton and Doherty Cup for Singing. Sarah has worked with WNYO, RNCM Opera, Northern Opera Group, Brasil Academia de Opera Barroca, Woodhouse Opera and Edinburgh Studio Opera. Her roles have included Johanna/Sweeney Todd, Police Woman/The Sleeper, Dancing Lidochka/Cheryomushki, Dorabella/Così fan tutte, Hero/Much Ado About Nothing, Susanna/The Marriage of Figaro and a UK and South American premiere as Cleopatra/Hasse’s Marc’Antonio e Cleopatra.
Sarah has performed regularly as a soloist for Oratorios, concerts and recitals. Her highlights include performing a UK premiere of Gatti’s Requiem in C with the Manchester Camerata and becoming one of the first RNCM Songsters, performing recitals across Manchester. She is also a guest soloist for Pendyrus Male Voice Choir and Chepstow Male Voice Choir.
Sarah is thrilled to have accepted a scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Music later this year.