Charlotte Derry,

soprano

Charlotte Derry is noted for having a warm lyrical voice and an engaging performance persona.

 

Her operatic roles include Santuzza (Cavalleria rusticana by Mascagni), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Rusalka (title role),  Guilietta (Les Contes de Hoffman), Vierte Magd/schleptragerin (Elektra), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Second Woman (Die Zauberflöte), Mařenka  (The Bartered Bride), soprano soloist in the Coro di Ragazzi in Linda di Chamounix at the Royal Opera House,  Main Auditorium, conducted by Sir Mark Elder.

 

Charlotte sings regularly as a soloist in oratorio performances. Her most recent concerts include, A Sea Symphony by Vaughan Williams with Whetherby Choral Society and Orchestra, Ein Deutsches Requiem by Brahms with Kingston Orpheus Choir and Missa Angelorum by Rütti at St Martin-in-the-Fields.

Charlotte has a master's degree from the Royal Academy of Music studying with Phil Doghan. After the Academy Charlotte studied privately with the late Ameral Gunson. 

Operatic Repertoire: 

BRITTEN

Ellen Orford, Peter Grimes

DVOŘÁK

Title role, Rusalka

JANÁČEK

Title role, Katya Kabanova

KORNGOLD

Marietta, Die tote Stadt

MOZART

Countess, Le Nozze di Figaro

Donna Anna, Don Giovanni

Donna Elvira, Don Giovanni

Elektra, Idomeneo

Vitellia, La Clemenza di Tito

MASCAGNI

Santuzza, Cavalleria rusticana

NICOLAI

Frau Fluth, Die lustige Witwe

PUCCINI

Liu, Turandot

R. STRAUSS

Ariadne, Ariadne auf Naxos

Crysothemis, Elektra

SMETENA

Mařenka, Prodaná nevěsta

TCHAIKOVSKY

Lisa, Queen of Spades

VERDI

Amelia, Simon Boccanegra

Amelia, Un Ballo in Maschera

Elizabeth, Don Carlo

Leonora, La Forze del Destino

Leonora, Il Trovatore

WAGNER

Elizabeth, Tannhäuser

Elsa, Lohengrin

Eva, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Senta, Der fliegende Hollände

WEBER

Agathe, Der Freischütz

Appearances with North Wales Opera Studio:

December 2018, Cavalleria Rusticana (Santuzza), St Giles Church (Wrexham, UK)

June 2019, Opera Gala with Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra (Various), Shrewsbury Abbey, )Shrewsbury, UK)

July 2019, Llangollen Eisteddfod Festival (Various), Llangollen Eisteddfod Festival (Llangollen, UK)

September 2019, Opera Evening with Brymbo Male Voice Choir (North Wales, UK)

Appearances with North Wales Opera Company:

September 2019, Cavalleria Rusticana (Santuzza), Stiwt Theatre (Rhosllannerchrugog, UK).

 

 

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