IntroductionThe recipient of the Young Singer award at the inaugural 2013 International Opera Awards. Sophie Bevan is now at the forefront of the new generation of young British singers.
A graduate of the Benjamin Britten International Opera School, she was awarded the Queen Mother Rose Bowl Award. Her concert repertoire ranges from Handel to James Macmillan and she has worked with conductors that include Sir Antonio Pappano, Edward Gardner, Laurence Cummings, Harry Bicket, Sir Neville Marriner, Phillipe Herreweghe, Sir Mark Elder, Ryan Wigglesworth, Daniel Harding and Sir Charles Mackerras. Already highly accomplished on the operatic stage, her engagements include Yum-Yum in The Mikado, Télaïre in Castor & Pollux and her first Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier for English National Opera; the title role in The Cunning Little Vixen for Welsh National Opera; her first Susanna Le Nozze di Figaro and Pamina Die Zauberflötefor Garsington Opera; and Waldvogel Siegfried and Pamina for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Engagements this season and beyond include Ilia Idomeneo for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Michal Saul in her debut for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Pamina for Welsh National Opera and her debuts at the Teatro Real, Madrid and the Salzburg Festival.
Sophie is also the recipient of the 2010 Critics' Circle award for Exceptional Young Talent and The Times Breakthrough Award at the 2012 South Bank Sky Arts Awards.
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