(She/Her) Praised as a "superb singer-actor" with a "molasses-and-honey mezzo", Australian mezzo-soprano Emily Edmonds is a proponent of both contemporary and traditional work. She was a Jette Parker Young Artist at the Royal Opera House from 2015-2017, and has since freelanced for companies across Europe, the UK, US, and Australia.
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, 2020
Vopera / London Philharmonic Orchestra, 2020
Music Theatre Wales / Opera Philadelphia, 2020
Komische Oper Berlin, 2019
Royal Opera House, 2019
Pinchgut Opera, 2018
Classical Opera Company, 2019
In the 2016/17 ROH season, Emily performed the roles of Madrigal Singer (Manon Lescaut), Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), and Tebaldo (Don Carlo) for the Royal Opera. She also performed the role of Agathe/Dargelos in Glass' Les Enfants Terribles for the Royal Ballet, at the Barbican. In 2016/17 she covered the roles of Dorabella (Così fan tutte), Magdalene (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), and Emilia (Otello) for the Royal Opera. Her roles in the 2015/16 season included Aglaea/Atropos/Bacchus (Orpheus) at Shakespeare’s Globe, and Alms Sister (Suor Angelica), Käthchen (Werther), on the main stage. Emily was also one of the six cast members in the world premiere of Philip Venables’ critically acclaimed new opera 4.48 Psychosis at the Lyric Hammersmith.