Frances Gregory (mezzo-soprano)
British mezzo-soprano Frances Gregory is a recent graduate of Royal Academy Opera. She won the 2018 RAM Club Prize and the Tom Hammond Opera Prize, was a RAM/Kohn Foundation Bach cantata soloist, and a member of the Academy’s prestigious Song Circle. Notable engagements included Bach’s St. Matthew Passion conducted by Trevor Pinnock as part of the RAM Bach: the European series, and her Wigmore Hall recital debut for Song Circle.
A 2019 Alvarez Young Artist at Garsington Opera, she covered and performed the role of Flamel in Offenbach’s Fantasio, as well as performing step-out solos in Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 with the English Concert and Laurence Cummings.
This season she returns to the Amersham Festival of Music to sing Dorabella in Così fan tutte, Laura in Tom Coult’s premiere of Violet for Music Theatre Wales, a co-production with Snape Maltings that will also run at the Linbury Theatre at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Autumn 2020, and The Fox in The Cunning Little Vixen for Longborough Festival Opera. Also for Music Theatre Wales she will cover the mezzo-soprano role in Philip Venables’ Denis & Katya, a co-production with Opera Philadelphia.