Soprano Fiona Finsbury trained at the RNCM School of Vocal Studies and Opera under the tutelage of Jane Irwin.
She has a keen interest in contemporary opera, and recently performed the roles 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.
Upcoming work includes Mimì for Hampstead Garden Opera on 8th, 10th, 12th, 14th, 16th November 2019, Musetta in Opera Undone at the Trafalgar Studios in February 2020, and Eurydice in Orpheus at the Young Vic in April 2020.
She is an Iford New Generation Artist, and this year appeared in the chorus of L'elisir d'amore and Die Fledermaus for Iford Arts, conducted by Oliver Gooch. This summer she was also in the chorus of Buxton International Festival's productions of Eugene Onegin, conducted by Adrian Kelly, and Lucio Pappirio Dittatore, conducted by Adrian Chandler.
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.