Alison Rose is the winner of the 2015 Maggie Teyte Prize. She studied on the Opera course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and was a National Opera Studio Young Artist for the 15/16 season. Concert highlights include Vaughan Williams’s Serenade to Music at the Last Night of the Proms 2016, Handel’s Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall, Iain Burnside’s musical play Shining Armour with Roderick Williams and Victoria Newlyn, a programme of Turnage and Purcell at the Southwell Music Festival, and solo recitals at the Oxford Lieder Festival and the Royal Opera House Crush Room.
Operatic roles include Barbarina Le nozze di Figaro (Garsington Festival Opera), Vixen The Cunning Little Vixen (Grimeborn Festival/Arcola Theatre), Frasquita Carmen (understudy for Glyndebourne Festival Opera), Lady in Waiting Gloriana (St Endellion Festival), Miranda The Dancing Master (GSMD), Bětuška The Cunning Peasant (GSMD), Die Fledermaus (Clonter Opera), and Servilia La Clemenza di Tito (RNCM).
Performances at the National Opera Studio included residencies with Opera North, Welsh National Opera, and a performance of Contemporary Opera Scenes at Sadler’s Wells with acclaimed director Graham Vick. Current and future engagements include performing the role of Barbarina in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro with English National Opera, Britten’s Les Illuminations at the Southwell Music Festival, and Wolf’s Italienisches Liederbuch for the Oxford Lieder Festival.
Alison continues her studies in London with Gary Coward.