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ABOUT

Soprano Fiona Finsbury trained at the RNCM School of Vocal Studies and Opera under the tutelage of Jane Irwin. ​ 

In November 2019 Fiona sang Mimì for Hampstead Garden Opera.  Her 2020 season includes Musetta in Opera Undone at the Trafalgar Studios and Eurydice in Orfeus at the Young Vic.

She has a keen interest in contemporary opera, and created the role of Hanna in the world premiere of Adam Gorb's opera, The Path To Heaven, and Sofia in the British premiere of The Orphans of Koombu at the Buxton Opera House.

 

Other operatic roles performed include Gretel, Cendrillon, Métella, First Niece (at the RNCM), and Elvira in L'italiana in Algeri at the Mananan Opera Festival.  

Prior to her studies at the RNCM, Fiona worked as a professional actor.  From 2013-2015 she was in the West End cast of The Phantom of the Opera, covering and playing Carlotta.  Other Musical Theatre roles performed include Susan in Company, Claire in The Secret Garden and Laurey in Oklahoma!  She can be seen in the ITV series 'Victoria', playing the opera singer in the 2017 Christmas Day special episode.  

She is a core member of the world's only improvising opera company, 'Impropera', and has performed with them at The Royal Festival Hall, Kings Place, The British Museum and at Lewis Cubitt Square as part of the Tête-à-Tête festival.