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English soprano.

Emma Bell studied in London at the Royal Academy of Music.  She is a winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Award.

Operatic appearances in Britain include the Royal Opera (Elisabeth Tannhäuser,  Eva Die Meistersinger, Madame Lidoine Dialogues des Carmélites); Hallé (Freia Das Rheingold); Edinburgh Festival (Elettra Idomeneo);  Scottish Opera (Matilde Silvano); Glyndebourne (Fox Cunning Little Vixen, Miss Jessel Turn of the Screw, title role Vanessa); Welsh National Opera (Elsa Lohengrin); ENO (Leonore Fidelio).

She has appeared in many of the leading German opera houses, including Munich (Eva), Hamburg (Madame Lidoine, Elsa); Cologne (Leonore,  Arabella); Berlin Deutsche Oper (Elisabeth/Venus Tannhäuser); Berlin Staatsoper (Governess Turn of the Screw).

She has also worked at Milan La Scala (Anne Trulove The Rake's Progress, Elettra, Donna Elvira);   Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Leonore); Madrid Teatro Real (Governess, Elettra); Zurich (Eva); Vienna Theater an der Wien (Leonore).

In the United States, appearances include New York Met (Countess Almaviva, Donna Elvira); Dallas (Governess).

Roles in Scotland

Soprano
Sea Symphony 2009
Elettra daughter of Agamemnon
Idomeneo, Re di Creta 2010
Matilde loved by both Silvano and Renzo
Silvano 2019
Soprano
War Requiem 2019

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