Rosanna Harris, Soprano – Helen Sykes Artists' Management

Rosanna Harris

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Rosanna Harris has “…proved herself a star, with a silvery voice and presence that should soon be an asset to any professional company…”

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British-Canadian soprano Rosanna Harris graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) with a Master’s Degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Voice, both with distinction. Whilst at the RNCM she was a finalist in The Elizabeth Harwood Memorial Prize and a finalist in The Joyce and Michael Kennedy Award for the Singing of Strauss, both at the Royal Northern College of Music.

Read Rosanna Harris’s full biography below.

Current Highlights

Mab/Adelaide in The Enchanted Pig
Hampstead Garden Opera presented the “hugely enjoyable” fairytale opera by Jonathan Dove.

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Zerlina in Don Giovanni
Opera Loki production of Mozart opera with performances in France and the UK.

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Soprano soloist
Soloist with the Oakham Choral Society & Orchestra performing Haydn ‘The Creation’.

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“Adelaide…was gleamingly sung by soprano Rosanna Harrris. Her ‘Tiara aria’ was just as entertaining, divaesque and catchy as one would imagine for an evil bridezilla frustrated that she had lost her tiara.”
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“Rosanna Harris, as Giannetta…proved herself a star, with a silvery voice and presence that should soon be an asset to any professional company.”
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Biography

Biography

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British-Canadian soprano Rosanna Harris graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) with a Master’s Degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Voice, both with distinction. Whilst at the RNCM she was a finalist in The Elizabeth Harwood Memorial Prize and  a finalist in The Joyce and Michael Kennedy Award for the Singing of Strauss, both at the Royal Northern College of Music.

She recently sang the roles of Mab/Adelaide in Jonathan Dove’s The Enchanted Pig for Hampstead Garden Opera.  A review commented, “Adelaide…was gleamingly sung by soprano Rosanna Harris. Her Tiara aria was just as entertaining, divaesque and catchy as one would imagine for an evil bridezilla…”

Another notable performance was Giannetta in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore at the RNCM.  A review in The Manchester Evening News noted that “Rosanna Harris, as Giannetta …proved herself a star, with a silvery voice and presence that should soon be an asset to any professional company”. Also at the RNCM she appeared as Tytania A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Valencienne The Merry Widow.

Rosanna Harris’s operatic repertorire also includes Zerlina Don Giovanni, Bianca and Gabriela La Rondine, Molly Brazen The Beggar’s Opera (European Opera Centre), Susanna Le nozze di Figaro, Pamina Die Zauberflöte, Sophie Werther and Oscar Un ballo in maschera.

International concert engagements have included the soprano solos in Beethoven Choral Fantasia with Vienna Tonkünstler-Orchester. On the concert platform Rosanna Harris has also performed the soprano solos in Bach Magnificat, Brahms Requiem, Britten A Ceremony of Carols, Bob Chilcot Requiem, Dvořák Stabat Mater, Fauré Requiem, Handel Messiah, Haydn Nelson Mass, James Macmillan Tenebrae Responsories, Mendelssohn Elijah, Mozart Requiem, Orff Carmina Burana, Poulenc Gloria, Rutter Requiem and Vivaldi Gloria.

Having trained as an actor and dancer Rosanna Harris has broad on-stage experience in plays, musicals, operas and dance programmes.  As a child she performed the role of Philippa in Babette’s Feast by John Browne in the Linbury Studio Theatre of The Royal Opera House, earning the following review from Richard Morrison in The Times, “…Rosanna Harris, in particular, shines gloriously as the daughter with the hidden voice…”

An accomplished cellist, she has also regularly performed with orchestras and chamber ensembles. 

This biography is not for publication.  Please contact the office for an updated version.

Contact

Helen Sykes
+44 (0)20 8780 0060
+44 (0)7799 673367

helen@helensykesartists.co.uk

Mary Craig
+44 (0)20 8780 0060
mary@helensykesartists.co.uk

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