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Mezzo-soprano.

Sarah Pring studied in London at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and at the National Opera Studio.  At Glyndebourne she gained the John Christie Award and the ESSO Touring Award.

Her appearances with Scottish Opera include Donizetti (Alisa Lucia di Lammermoor);  Wagner (Mary Der fliegende Holländer);  Verdi (Flora Bervoix La traviata), Janáček (Mayor's Wife  Jenůfa); Stravinsky (Parasha's Mother Mavra).

Other operatic appearances in Britain:

Glyndebourne (Despina, First Lady Zauberflöte, Glasha Kát'a Kabanová, Gamekeeper's Wife /Owl Cunning Little Vixen);

Royal Opera (Berta Il barbiere di Siviglia, Annina La traviata;  Nurse Boris Godunov, Madame Larina Eugene Onegin, Glasha, Lise Cyrano de Bergerac);

ENO (Alisa, Mayor's Wife, Mrs Grose Turn of the Screw,  Mrs Alexander Satyagraha);

Opera North (Trigestra The Fortunes of King Croesus, Mother/Witch Hansel and Gretel, Charlady The Makropulos Case);

WNO (Marcellina Le nozze di Figaro, Waltraute Die Walküre);

Opera Holland Park (Marquise de Birkenfeld La fille du régiment, Madame Larina, Mamma Lucia Cavalleria Rusticana, Frugola Il tabarro, Zita Gianni Schicchi);

Chelsea Opera Group (Eduige Guillaume Tell, Enrichetta I puritani,  Nurse The Demon, Tsarina Christmas Eve);

West Green Opera (Madame Larina); Nevill Holt Opera (Mrs Grose); Grange Festival (Lady Bertram Mansfield Park);  Dorset Opera Festival (Ragonde Le comte Ory, Marthe Faust);  Saffron Opera Group (Fricka Das Rheingold, Fricks Die Walküre);

European appearances include Copenhagen (Zita); 

Roles in Scotland

First Lady in attendance on the Queen
Zauberflöte 1990
Flora Bervoix Violetta's friend
Traviata 1992
Alisa Ailsa, Lucy's companion
Lucia di Lammermoor 2007
Charlady
Makropulos Case 2012
Mary Daland's housekeeper, once Senta's nurse
Fliegende Holländer 2013
Mayor's wife
Jenůfa 2015
Gertrude mother of Hansel and Gretel
Hansel and Gretel 2017
Witch
Hansel and Gretel 2017
Parasha's Mother
Mavra 2022

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