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Bevan, Sophie (soprano)

Sophie Bevan (soprano)

Sophie Bevan graduated from the Benjamin Britten International Opera School where she studied as a Karaviotis Scholar with Lillian Watson. During her time there she performed the title role in Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea and Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze Di Figaro. She was also awarded the Queen Mother Rose Bowl for excelling in music.

Her concert engagements have included the world premiere of Tavener’s Sollemnitas in Conceptione Immaculata BMV at Zurich’s Grossmünster Cathedral, Haydn’s Nelson Mass with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Windsor Castle, James Macmillan’s Parthenogenesis with Nicholas Cleobury at Canterbury Cathedral, Handel’s Samson at St John’s, Smith Square and Birmingham City Hall, Mozart’s Coronation Mass at Windsor Castle with the London Mozart Players, Carmina Burana, Messiah and Mozart’s Requiem at London’s Cadogan Hall, St John Passion at St Paul’s Cathedral and Portsmouth Cathedral, Mozart’s Exsultate Jubilate with the London Mozart Players and Martin André, and Mozart’s C Minor Mass at the Royal College of Music with Sir Charles Mackerras. She has performed regularly with the English Chamber Orchestra, including sacred arias in France and Berlioz’s L’Enfance du Christ at Dorchester Abbey. Sophie also performs regularly with Café Mozart, most recently singing excerpts from their new CD on BBC Radio 3’s Early Music Programme.

Operatic roles include Xenia in the new production of Boris Godunov for ENO, Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro (Welsh National Opera), Alinda in Vivaldi’s L’Incoronazione di Dario for Garsington Opera, Dido (Dido and Aeneas), Pamina (The Magic Flute), Mabel (The Pirates of Penzance), Cathleen (Riders to the Sea), Clorinda (La Cenerentola), Flora (The Turn of the Screw) and the title role in Rodelinda. She also gave the first London performance of Royer’s Zaide, Reine De Grenade at St John’s, Smith Square. In 2006 Sophie sang Costanza in Handel’s Riccardo I and Zerlina (Don Giovanni) for Opera de Baugé in France. Sophie is an Associate Artist of the Classical Opera Company, where her roles include Publio in the UK premiere of Gluck’s La clemenza di Tito and Worldly Spirit in Mozart’s Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots.


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