Winner of the 2021 Toronto Mozart Vocal Competition and 2022 NYIOP Anon Competition, mezzo-soprano Sarah Richmond hails from Northern Ireland. Operatic performances include Willie/Guglielmo Ratcliff, Yelena Popova/The Bear, Lucrece/What Happened to Lucrece, Meg/Falstaff, Véronique/Le docteur Miracle, (Wexford Festival Opera), Zweite Dame/Die Zauberflote, Conscience/Rupture, cover Rosina/Il barbiere di Sivilgia (Irish National Opera), The Boy/The Musician, DUP Voices/Abomination: a DUP Opera (The Belfast Ensemble), La Zia Principessa/Suor Angelica (Random Opera), Bianca and Gabriella/La rondine (Iford Arts), Suzuki/Madama Butterfly (Lyric Opera), Dritte Dame/Die Zauberflote (Pavilion Opera) and Cherubino (Opera in the Open).
Recital appearances incorporate Oxford Lieder Festival, UK Strauss Society and Chester Music Festival. Prominent conductors of solo engagements include Vasily Petrenko with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Gergely Madaras and Sir Mark Elder. Extensive UK and Ireland concert performances include Elgar Sea Pictures, Brahms Alto Rhapsody and Rossini Petite messe solennelle. International concert credits include Monte Carlo and Soriano nel Cimino.
Recent and future highlights include Resphigi’s Il tramonto and Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder with The Ulster Orchestra, world premiere of Iris The Heavenly Ledger with Random Opera and in recital with Dearbhla Collins at The National Concert Hall Dublin.