Rebecca Bottone is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music.
Rebecca has worked with many of the world’s leading orchestras, including the Scottish Chamber Orchestra under Giuliano Carella; the Royal Scottish National Orchestra under David Robertson and Stéphane Denève; the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Gabrieli Consort and Players under Paul McCreesh; the Academy of Ancient Music and the RAI Turin under Christopher Hogwood; the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the Manchester Camerata under Stephen Bell; the Philharmonia Orchestra under Sir Charles Mackerras; and the Tonhalle Zürich under Sir Mark Elder.
Her operatic career to date includes Carolina in The Secret Marriage for Scottish Opera, Dalila in Handel’s Samson for the Buxton Festival, Semira in Artaxerxes and the Maid in Ades’ Powder Her Face at the Linbury Studio; the First Innocent in the world premiere of Birtwistle's Minotaur for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Cricket and Parrott in the world premiere of Jonathan Dove's Pinocchio for Opera North; Blonde in Die Entfürung aus dem Serail for the Aix-en-Provence Festival conducted by Minkowski, and for Scottish Opera; Maid in Rufus Wainwright’s Prima Donna at the Manchester International Festival; Amanda in Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre for English National Opera; Anne Egerman in A Little Night Music , Johanna Sweeney Todd , The Sound of Music and Carousel at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris; Tytania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Garsington Opera and First Niece Peter Grimes for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
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