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Mills, Bronwen (soprano)

Bronwen Mills (soprano)

Bronwen Mills studied at the Guildhall of Music after obtaining a Bachelor of Music degree from King’s College, London. She began her singing career with John Eliot Gardiner’s Monteverdi Choir, singing also for the Schutz Choir with Roger Norrington, The Richard Hickox Singers and the BBC Singers ad hoc. She made her operatic debut with Kent Opera singing Miss Jessel in Britten’s The Turn of the Screw. She then sang Fiordiligi in Così Fan Tutte and Violetta in La Traviata for Opera 80 (now English Touring Opera), to great critical acclaim. She has sung principal roles for Welsh National Opera, Opera North, Dublin Opera, New Israeli Opera, and in Parma, Ferrara, and Reggio Emilia in Italy.

She has wide concert and oratorio repertoire and has sung with the English Chamber Orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the Halle Orchestra as well as making regular appearances on the South Bank in London. She has been the soprano soloist with most of the major choral societies in the UK. She sang Handel’s Messiah in Lithuania and at the Kremlin in Moscow conducted by Yehudi Menuhin. She has made recordings including Donizetti’s Emilia di Liverpool, Boyce’s Solomon, Dibdin’s Ephesian Matron and Polly in The Beggar’s Opera. She is regularly to be heard on Radio 3 and Classic FM.

Bronwen is the singing teacher of the choristers at Tewkesbury Abbey. She is also singing teacher at Lincoln College, Oxford and teaches the Choral Scholars at many other Oxford Colleges.

Albums

Boyce: Solomon
CDA66378Archive Service
Dibdin: Ephesian Matron, Brickdust Man & Grenadier
CDA66608Archive Service
Gay: The Beggar's Opera
CDA66591/22CDs Last few CD copies remaining
The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 1
This album is not yet available for downloadHYP12Super-budget price sampler — Deleted

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

A fox may steal your hens, sir (Peachum)  
Among the men, coquets we find (Polly/Lucy)  
How cruel are the traitors (Lucy/Macheath)  
If love the virgin's heart invade (Mrs Peachum/Peachum)  
Let us take the road (Matt)  
My heart was so free (Macheath/Polly)  
Pretty Polly, say (Macheath/Polly)  
Solomon (Boyce)
The Beggar's Opera (Gay/Pepusch)
The Ephesian Matron, or The Widow's Tears (Dibdin)
The modes of the court so common are grown (Macheath/Ben/Matt)  
Thus when the swallow, seeking prey (Polly/Macheath/Lucy)  
'Tis woman that seduces all mankind (Filch/Peachum)  
Virgins are like the fair flower in its lustre (Polly/Peachum)  
When he holds up his hand (Lucy/Lockit)  
When you censure the age (Lockit/Peachum)  
When young at the bar you first taught me to score (Lucy/Lockit)  
Would I might be hang'd! (Lucy/Polly/Macheath/Jailer)  
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