Elizabeth Watts SOPRANO

Elizabeth Watts won the Rosenblatt Recital Song Prize at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition in 2007. In the same year she awarded the Outstanding Young Artist Award at the Cannes MIDEM Classique Awards and the previous year the Kathleen Ferrier Award. She is currently an Artist in Residence at the Southbank Centre, and a former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist. Her critically acclaimed debut recording of Schubert Lieder for SONY Red Seal was followed in 2011 by an equally successful disc of Bach Cantatas for Harmonia Mundi, with whom she has an exclusive contract.

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Plans this season and beyond include Zerlina Don Giovanni for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Fiordiligi Così fan tutte for Welsh National Opera; a concert and recording of both CPE and JS Bach Magnificat with the Akademie führ Alte Musik and the RIAS Kammerchor Berlin; Handel Radamisto on tour with The English Concert, including Amsterdam and Barbican Hall, London; Mahler Symphony No 4  with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and Marc Albrecht; Mozart Requiem with the LSO and Sir Colin Davis; Haydn Scena di Berenice with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Stravinsky Pulcinella with Ensemble Orchestral de Paris and the Tapiola Sinfonietta, Finland with Masaaki Suzuki; Bach St John Passion and a Vivaldi programme with The Academy of Ancient Music and Vaughan Williams Sea Symphony with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra 

Elizabeth has appeared with LPO and Yannick Nezét-Séguin; LSO and Michael Tilson Thomas as well as all the BBC Orchestras, City of Birmingham Symphony and Hallé Orchestras. She was a chorister at Norwich Cathedral and studied archaeology at Sheffield University before studying singing at the Royal College of Music in London.

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