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Samling Artist Madeleine Shaw studied at the RSAMD and the National Opera Studio supported by English National Opera. Madeleine was subsequently part of the Young Singers Programme at ENO.
Solo performances include Elgar Sea Pictures and Dream of Gerontius, Copland In the Beginning, Bach B Minor Mass, Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music at the Edinburgh International Festival, Bach Christmas Oratorio, Tavener Lamentation for Jerusalem in Jerusalem and Bethlehem, Tippett A Child of our Time at The Sage (Zehetmair) and St Matthew Passion in Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds. She also sang in Duruflé Requiem and Haydn Nelson Mass and in an opera gala with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Mozart Requiem in Spain (John Eliot Gardiner), Debussy La Demoiselle Élue with BBC National Orchestra of Wales (Thierry Fisher), Duruflé Requiem at the Sage, Gateshead, Verdi Requiem in Ely and Gloucester Cathedral, Messiah in Norway (Sandefjord Kammerchor), Spain (Oviedo Cathedral), at Bridgewater Hall and at the Royal Festival Hall, The Three Cornered Hat with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Wellgunde Götterdämmerung and Glagolitic Mass with the Hallé Orchestra (Elder) and Emilia Otello with the BBC Philharmonic (Noseda).
With ENO she has performed Annina Der Rosenkavalier, Beggar Woman Death in Venice, Second Lady The Magic Flute, Maddalena Rigoletto, Kate Pinkerton Madama Butterfly and in performances of songs by Kurt Weill and Samuel Barber at The Young Vic. Madeleine made her Royal Opera House debut as Forester’s Wife/Owl The Cunning Little Vixen.
Her operatic roles also include Juno La Calisto and Medea Giasone with the Early Opera Company and Christian Curnyn and Cretan Woman in Idomeneo at the Salzburg Spring Festival, in Berlin and Lucerne with Sir Simon Rattle, Adonella in Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini for Opera Holland Park, as well as Beggar Woman Death in Venice with La Monnaie and La Scala and 1st Witch in After Dido, a joint venture by ENO/The Young Vic. Recent engagements include Siegrune Die Walküre for Opera North, Rossweise Die Walküre at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, and Mercedes Carmen and further performances of Death in Venice both for ENO and at the Holland Festival. Recent engagements have included Siegrune Die Walküre for Opera North, Rossweise Die Walküre at the Royal Opera, Mercedes Carmen and further performances of Death in Venice both for ENO and at the Holland Festival and Wellgunde Götterdämmerung for Opera North. Concert engagements include Messiah in Edinburgh and for Manchester Camerata and Giovanna Rigoletto with the LSO at the Barbican (Noseda). Recent BBC Proms appearances have included She-Ancient A Midsummer Marriage with BBC Symphony Orchestra and Flowermaiden/Squire 2/Voice from Above Parsifal with the Hallé Orchestra.
Engagements in 2014/2015 include Messiah with Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the Hallé Orchestra, Magdalene Die Meistersinger for ENO, Dream of Gerontius with the RLPO (Petrenko), with Nottingham Bach Choir and also at Winchester Cathedral, Mozart Requiem at King’s Place, Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall and a 10th birthday Concert at the Wales Millenium Centre for WNO. Subsequent engagements include a return to Opera North in 2016 for their complete Ring Cycles, Mahler 8th Symphony at the Leeds International Concert Season and Mozart Requiem at The Sage, Gateshead.
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