Rebecca Bottone is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music. She has sung Blonde in ‘Die Entfürung aus dem Serail’ for the Aix-en-Provence Festival conducted by Minkowski, Casilda in 'The Gondoliers' for English National Opera, ‘Hansel and Gretel’ for Scottish Touring Opera, Paisiello’s ‘Il Barbiere di Siviglia’ for Bampton Classical Opera and Nanetta in 'Falstaff' for English Touring Opera. She was an Associate artist of the Classical Opera Company with she sang Despina in 'Cosi Fan Tutte', Melia in 'Apollo and Hyacinthus' and Elisa in 'Il Re Pastore'. In Paris, she has sung Charmeuse in 'Thais' under Eschenbach at the Chatelet and Ades 'Five Eliot Landscapes' at Radio France with the composer. At the Edinburgh Festival she has sung ‘Adelaide di Borgogna’ with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Giuliano Carella, which was recorded for Opera Rara, Beethoven’s C Minor Mass and ‘Christ on the Mount of Olives’ with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conducted by David Robertson and ‘Dialogues des Carmelites’ with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conducted by Stéphane Denève. Other concert engagements include Handel arias with King's Consort at London's Wigmore Hall and the St John Passion with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi at the Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Milan. Recent opera engagements include Cricket and Parrott in the world premiere of Jonathan Dove's 'Pinocchio' for Opera North, Blonde for Scottish Opera, Marie in Rufus Wainwright's 'Prima Donna' for the Manchester Festival. Tytania in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' for Garsington Opera and for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, she sang the First Innocent in the world premiere of Birtwistle's 'Minotaur' and the Maid in Ades 'Powder Her Face' at the Lindbury Studio.
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