Biography

 

Camilla is in her second year of postgraduate training at Royal College of Music under the tutelage of Dinah Harris and Andrew Robinson. Camilla is the Their Serene Highnesses Dr Prince Donatus and Princess Heidi Von Hohenzollern Scholar, a Britten Pears Young Artist and is supported by the Josephine Baker Trust. She is a graduate of Durham University, where she studied Music. Her formative years were spent as a chorister at Salisbury Cathedral.

 

Camilla performs regularly as a soloist of oratorio and early opera. Recent rolesinclude Suzanne in Offenbach’s Robinson Crusoeand 1st Bridesmaid in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figarodirected by Sir Thomas Allen (RCM International Opera School),Lady Dumnow in Berkeley’s A Dinner Engagement, Gontran in Chabrier’s Une Éducation Manquée, Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Rodelinda in Handel’s Rodelindafor (RCM Opera Scenes), Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute and Semele in Handel’s Semele (Durham Opera Ensemble), Belinda (Hurn Court Opera) and 1st Witch and Spirit (The English Concert/Harry Bicket) in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas,‘Israelite Woman’ in Handel’s Esther in the London Handel Festival (London Handel Orchestra/Wigmore Hall). Other solo highlights include Handel Chandos Anthems (London Handel Orchestra/London Handel Festival), Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle (The Royal College of Music Chamber Choir) Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy(Royal Festival Hall), Mozart’s Exultate Jubilate, Brahms’Requiem and Handel’s Messiah(HM Tower of London).

 

Camilla is currently performing in Glyndebourne Chorus for Glyndebourne Festival’s production of Berlioz’s Le Damnation de Faust andin September, she will join the opera programme at the Royal Academy of Music.

 

Camilla has taken part in masterclasses with Edith Wiens, Anne Sofie von Otter, JuliaFaulkner, Kristian Bezuidenhoutand Roderick Williams. She has participated in Samling Academy (2012-2015) and British Youth Opera's Summer 2018 Workshops. Camilla’s recent competition success includes prizewinner and finalist in Mozart Singing Competition (2019), Third Prize at the finals of the Cheltenham Bach Choir Baroque Singing Competition (2018) and “commended” in The Lieder Competition at RCM (2018).

 

Camilla performs regularly with some of the world’s leading ensembles including: The Sixteen, Alamire, ORA, Britten Sinfonia Voices, Gabrieli Consort and The Monteverdi Choir. Camilla also holds a soprano position in the Choir of the Chapels Royal, HM Tower of London.

Offstage, Camilla is a very keen baker and has even made an appearance on BBC's Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice as well as making friend's wedding and other celebratory cakes.

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Photography by Jamie Wright

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