Emily Bauer-Jones

Melbourne – Australia

British contralto, Emily Bauer-Jones studied at the ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC and the ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC with Russell Smythe, Robert Alderson and Margorie Thomas.

Her early engagements included the role of Genevieve in Debussy’s PELLEAS & MELISANDE for GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL OPERA, Zenobia in RADAMISTO for OPERA NORTH, Waltraute in DIE WALKURE for SCOTTISH OPERA and the The Third Lady in THE MAGIC FLUTE, Suzuki in MADAMA BUTTERFLY and Ursula in Berlioz’ BEATRICE ET BENEDICT all for WELSH NATIONAL OPERA.

She also appeared in the world premiere co-production by OPERA DU RHIN, Strasbourg and MUSIC THEATRE WALES of Param Vir’s opera, ION

On the concert and oratorio stage, her experience is vast and includes appearances at ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL in Rodrigo’s TRIPTIC DE MOSEN CINTO with the ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA,  Elgar’s SEA PICTURES in the ALTES RATHAUS in Vienna and THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS at SMETANA HALL in Prague, MESSIAH with the CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and A CHILD OF OUR TIME and the Verdi REQUIEM at QUEEN ELIZABETH HALL.

In Australia her engagements by VICTORIAN OPERA have included Nancy in ALBERT HERRING, Stella in Elliot Carter’s WHAT NEXT?, the role of Geertje Dircx in REMBRANDT’S WIFE, the Dryad in ARIADNE AUF NAXOSAmastre in XERXES, and the Third Secretary in NIXON IN CHINA, a role to which she returned for the AUCKLAND FESTIVAL.

The  WEST SUSSEX GAZETTE has said of her performance in THE DREAM OF GERONTIUSEmily Bauer-Jones was glorious in the role of the angel her voice just right in its purity, clarity and projection., and the WESTERN MORNING NEWS writing of her work in MESSIAH  said, Best of all the soloists was Emily Bauer-Jones… He Was Despised the high spot of a very fine Messiah., while the WEST SUSSEX OBSERVER wrote of Elgar’s THE KINGDOM…excellent, with a voice made for the piece and a full and sensitive range of tone… fluid, faultless and enchanting interpretation., and of MESSIAH, with the CHICHESTER SINGERS, the CHICHESTER OBSERVER said, … consummate artistry and intense musicality.  

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