Highlights in Rebecca Evans' calendar this season include the title role in a new production of Rodelinda at the English National Opera and a return to Covent Garden as Contessa Almaviva Le nozze di Figaro.
A regular guest at Covent Garden, her roles in the house have included Mimi La bohème, Pamina Die Zauberflöte and Despina Così fan tutte. At the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich she has sung Ginevra Ariodante, Ilia Idomeneo and Susanna Le nozze di Figaro. Elsewhere she has sung Despina at the Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin; Ilia for the Netherlands Opera and for the Opera de Lausanne; the title role in The Cunning Little Vixen for Scottish Opera and Romilda Xerxes, Ginevra and Governess The Turn of the Screw for the English National Opera. A favourite at the Welsh National Opera, her roles there have included Mimi, Contessa Almaviva, Liu Turandot, Pamina, Ilia and Gretel Hänsel und Gretel.
She has also established a major operatic career in America where she has sung Susanna and Zerlina for the Metropolitan Opera, New York; Susanna for the Santa Fe Opera; Pamina for the Lyric Opera of Chicago; and Zerlina, Anne Trulove The Rake’s Progress and Adina L’Elisir d’Amore for San Francisco Opera.
Recent highlights on the concert platform include Beethoven's Symphony no. 9 with the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester and Blomstedt and with the London Symphony Orchestra and Gardiner; The Apostles with the Hallé Orchestra and Elder and A Child of our Time with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg and Rizzi.
She has appeared at the Salzburg, Edinburgh, Tanglewood and Ravinia Festivals and she is a regular guest at the BBC Proms. Her appearances also include the San Francisco Symphony with Tilson Thomas, the Boston Symphony Orchestra with Tate, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra with Mackerras, the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra with Gardiner, the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra with Otaka and the Accademia Santa Cecilia with Pappano.
A Grammy Award winning artist, she has recorded prolifically.
Rebecca Evans is patron of several charities, among them Shelter Cymru, Ty Hapus and Music in Hospitals Cymru/Wales.
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