London based Australian soprano Alexandra is a recent graduate of the Royal Academy Opera Programme, at the Royal Academy of Music, where she studied with Lillian Watson and Jonathan Papp. Alexandra holds an Advanced Diploma of Opera (Royal Academy of Music), Masters of Arts (RAM), an honorary Diploma for Performance (RAM), and a Bachelor of Music, Hons. (Sydney Conservatorium of Music).
Alexandra recently performed as Zerlina with Clonter Opera (Don Giovanni, Mozart). In early 2020 she will perform the role of Barbarina with Opera North (Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart) and Laurette with L’Opera de Chambre de Geneve, (Le Docteur Miracle, Bizet). During her time at Royal Academy Opera, Alexandra performed the tile role in both The Cunning Little Vixen (Janàček), and Semele (Handel), as well as La Princess and La Chauve-Souris, ’L’Entfant et les Sortileges’ (Ravel), Laurette, ’Le Docteur Miracle’, (Bizet), Tina, ’Flight’, (Dove), Cupidon, ’Orphée Aux Enfers’ (Offenbach), and Damigella, ’L’Incoronazione di Poppea’ (Monteverdi). Alexandra has performed with the London Handel Festival, as Clizia in ‘Teseo’ (Handel), and will again join Artistic Director, David Bates to perform Dalinda, ’Ariodante’ (Handel) with Le Nuova Musica in 2020.
Alexandra’s previous work with Pinchgut includes performances of Bach’s Easter Oratorio, and Telemann’s Die Donner Ode in their 2019 concert series, and such roles as Isabelle (L’Amant Jaloux), Lisel (The Chimney Sweep), Childerico (Faramondo), 2nd Lady, 1st Witch, and Spirit (Dido & Aeneas), and Alinda (Giasone).
Alexandra has performed in various recitals, works such as Exsultate Jubilate (Amersham Festival of Music, and Ride Hunters Hill Symphony Orchestra), Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen and Coffee Cantata (Canberra International Music Festival). She has performed as the soloist in Bach’s B Minor Mass (Song Company), and Vivaldi’s Gloria (Gondwana Choirs). She has performed as a soloist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Eroica Ensemble, and the Orchestra of the Antipodes. Alexandra is an alumna of the Georg Solti Accademia, where she worked with Meastro Alessandro Corbelli, Barbara Frittoli, and Sir Richard Bonynge.
Alexandra is extremely grateful for the generosity and sponsorship of the Carr-Gregory Trust Scholarship, and John Baker Opera Award during her time at the Royal Academy.
Alexandra sang in our Bach and Telemann concert series in 2019 and will join us again to sing the role of Créuse in Charpenteir's Médée in June 2020.
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