Freya Turton - light coloratura soprano
British Soprano Freya Turton successfully auditioned for St Martin-in-the-Fields Choral Scholarship (2017-18) and is now part of their professional group, St Martins Voices. Freya is delighted to have recently joined Felici Opera as a Young Artist Performer, and also looks forward to performing Amelia’s Servant (and covering Oscar) with Harrow Opera in Verdi’s A Masked Ball (2020).
Freya enjoys singing oratorio solos in concerts and services including Handel’s Messiah, Fauré's Requiem and Hayden’s Creation. She is excited to perform a number of recitals in London this autumn. In 2016 Freya graduated from The University of Manchester with a degree in Music achieving a 1st in her final vocal recital. She is now under the tuition of Peter Savidge (RCM).
Freya was the recipient of a bursary to sing in Masterclasses with Dame Felicity Lott at Dartington Festival 2018, and the previous year attended AIMS singing course. Freya’s Opera roles include Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance with Manchester G&S Society, Lace Seller in Death in Venice at Endellion Festival, A Novice in Suor Angelica with Lunchbreak Opera, Damon in Acis & Galetea (scenes) at Aims, Poppea in The Coronation of Poppea (scenes) and Cunegonde in Candide (scenes) both at University. Freya’s professional debut was in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical The Woman in White (2005-6) as the Corn Dolly Girl.
Freya’s choral work includes a regular Sunday soprano job at St George’s Headstone in Harrow, a Choral Scholarship at St Mary of the Angels in Bayswater (2017-19), London Philharmonia Chorus and the BBC Daily Service singers in Manchester. Freya is excited to pursue a professional career in Opera and solo singing.