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Emily Christina Loftus


Originally from the North of England, soprano Emily Christina Loftus recently graduated with Distinction from the Royal College of Music, London, where she studied with Rosa Mannion and Caroline Dowdle as the Leverhulme Arts Scholar. During her studies, Emily was a Josephine Baker Trust Artist and recipient of The Sir James Caird Travel Scholarship. Emily is a First Class graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (2014-2018) where she was a RCS Scholar, studying with Patricia MacMahon.

In 2021, Emily performed the role of Pamina for Opera North (WSO:The Magic Flute), completing two tours across the North of England. For the 21/22 season, Emily will be joining the chorus for English National Opera’s Così Fan Tutte and Opera North’s Parsifal. Emily will also be joining the Samling Institute, completing their February 2022 residency, and she is thrilled to be becoming a Samling Artist.

Upcoming recital engagements include a guest recital for Howdenshire Music and Emily’s first Oxford Lieder appearance – where Emily will be giving an Emerging Artist recital in support of Mary Bevan, performing a programme entirely by French female composers.

Emily has performed the roles of Pamina (WSO:The Magic Flute|Opera North), Papagena (Die Zauberflöte|RCMIOS) Evita/Girl in Jeans (Scoring a Century|British Youth Opera) and Mary Crawford (Mansfield Park|Edinburgh Studio Opera). Other roles include: Sister Constance|Dialogues des Carmélites, Sophie|Werther, Gretel|Hänsel und Gretel (RCM Opera Scenes), Ilia|Idomeneo (RCS Opera Scenes) Oscar|Un Ballo in Maschera and Musetta|La Bohème (Fife Young Classical Artist).

Emily was a semi-finalist in both the Royal Overseas League Vocal Competition 2021 and the Premiere Opera Foundation International Vocal Competition 2021.

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Last updated: Jan 2022