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Stephanie Corley studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio supported by a Maidment Scholarship from the Musicians’ Benevolent Fund, the Anne Wood/Johanna Peters award from Glyndebourne, a Chilcott Scholarship, the Kathleen Trust, John Wates and the Nichol-Young Foundation. In 2008 she received a Philip & Dorothy Green Award for young concert artists and now continues her studies with John Evans.
Operatic roles include the title role in The Merry Widow, Kristina in The Makropulos Case and Marguerite (cover) in Faust for Opera North, the title role in Madama Butterfly for Mid Wales Opera, Musetta La Bohème for the National Reisopera (The Netherlands), Hannah Glawari, Musetta and Mimi (cover) for Scottish Opera, Contessa Almaviva Le Nozze di Figaro, Donna Elvira Don Giovanni and First Lady Die Zauberflöte for Longborough Festival Opera, Desdemona Otello for Graham Vick’s Birmingham Opera Company and Dorset Opera, Fiordiligi Cosi fan Tutte for Diva Opera and Opera by Definition, Ines Il Trovatore for Opera Holland Park, Contessa Almaviva Le Nozze di Figaro for Iford Opera, Mimì La Boheme for I Maestri, Ginevra Ariodante for the Cambridge Handel Opera Group and performances of Pamina Die Zauberflöte and Marzelline Fidelio for Glyndebourne Festival whilst covering. She has also covered the roles of Fiordiligi (GTO) and Aminta Il Re Pastore for Garsington Festival, sung multiple roles in contemporary opera company Tête-à-Tête’s new work, Blind Date and sung Lady-in-Waiting Macbeth and Inez La Favorita for Chelsea Opera Group.
She has appeared in concert at the Royal Albert Hall, the 02 centre, St. John’s Smith Square, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Barbican Centre, Snape Maltings, St David’s and Fairfield Halls, Birmingham Symphony Hall, The Sage, Bridgewater Hall, Cadogan Hall and the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Recent concert highlights have included a Radio 3 In Tune session featuring her solo recital at St John’s Smith Square, a concert and recording of the aria and cabaletta from The Rake’s Progress (Stravinsky) and Knoxville Summer of 1915 (Barber) with the Lugano Radio Orchestra (Switzerland), Vaughan Williams’ Sea Symphony at Snape Maltings, Britten’s Les Illuminations with the Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra at the Adrian Boult Hall, Mahler 4 at St James Piccadilly, Mozart Mass in C minor and Rossini Stabat Mater for Hadleigh Choral Society and Viennese Galas with the Northern Sinfonia with Thomas Zehetmair and Jacek Kaspszyk.
Recent engagements include Verdi Requiem with Carlo Rizzi, Freia Das Rheingold in Palermo with Graham Vick, Mabel The Pirates of Penzance for Scottish Opera and Arminda La finta giardiniera at Buxton Festival. Engagements in 2013/2014 include Laoula in Chabrier’s L’Étoile for New Sussex Opera, Christmas Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, Emma Khovanshchina for Birmingham Opera Company, The Lottery with Bury Court Opera and a Spring Proms Concert at the Royal Festival Hall.
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