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MAHLER CYCLE 2011

Sarah Fox

Sarah Fox studied at the University of London and the Royal College of Music, and won the Kathleen Ferrier Memorial Award in 1997 and the John Christie Award in 2000.

At the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden she has sung Woglinde (Das Rheingold and Götterdämmerung), Waldvogel (Siegfried), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Lucy Lockit (The Beggar's Opera) and Asteria (Tamerlano), while at the Glyndebourne Festival her roles have included Zerlina and Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro). She has also sung Anne Page (Sir John in Love) with English National Opera;Merab (Saul),Mimi and Musetta (La bohème) with Opera North; Servilia (La clemenza di Tito) with Welsh National Opera; and Iphis (Jephtha) and Cleofide (Poro) at the Edinburgh International Festival.

Abroad she has performed Ilia (Idomeneo) at De Vlaamse Opera; Michal (Saul), Asteria (Tamerlano) and Eurydice (Orphée et Eurydice) at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich; Susanna at the Royal Danish Opera; Woglinde (Das Rheingold) at the Salzburg Festival; and Zerlina at the Cincinnati Opera Festival. In 2009, she took part in a critically lauded tour throughout Europe and the US as Josabeth (Athalia) with the Köln Konzert under Ivor Bolton.

In concert, she has performed with the Bach Choir, The English Concert and the Hallé and City of Birmingham Symphony orchestras. Other concert work has included tours to Japan and Israel; BBC Proms; and performances with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the San Francisco Symphony.

She has worked with conductors including Pappano, Rattle, Bolton, Hickox and Maazel; and with directors including Keith Warner and GrahamVick.

Her numerous recordings include Vivaldi sacredmusic with the Choir of King's College Cambridge for EMI; and Vaughan Williams Christmas music (with the City of London Sinfonia), Leighton's Second Symphony, Owen Wingrave and The Beggar's Opera all for Chandos.

Future engagements include her début at the Liceu Barcelona as Asteria (Tamerlano) opposite Placido Domingo, concerts in Scandinavia with the Gabrieli Consort and her return to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.