Stephanie Stanway

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Praised for her “radiant Deh vieni” and “sweet-toned Lauretta”.

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Stephanie Stanway is a Samling Artist from Glasgow and recently graduated from the Alexander Gibson Opera School at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland under Wilma MacDougall.

Read Stephanie Stanway’s full biography below.

Current Highlights

Principle soprano with Scottish Opera on the ‘Pop-up Opera Tour’ – featuring Donna Elvira and Zerlina Don Giovanni and Casilda, Gianetta and Tessa The Gondoliers

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The Song of the Clyde – a new opera by Karen MacIver with Scottish Opera

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“…Experienced professionals provided the bedrock of the production. Soprano Stephanie Stanway (A radiant ‘Deh vieni’)…”
OPERA MAGAZINE

“…Stephanie Stanway was a sweet-toned Lauretta…”
OPERA MAGAZINE  ANDREW CLARKE

Biography

Biography

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Stephanie Stanway is a Samling Artist from Glasgow and recently graduated from the Alexander Gibson Opera School at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland under Wilma MacDougall.  Before studying at the RCS, she graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music with a Bmus (Hons) and PGDip (distinction).  She is the current winner of the Ye Cronies Opera award (2019) and is a recipient of the Dame Eva Turner Vocal Prize.

Stephanie Stanway’s opera roles include Mary Amadeus and the Bard (Mozart operatic arias coupled with poems by Robert Burns) and Nun The Fiery Angel (Scottish Opera), Lauretta Gianni Schicchi and Ida, Rosalinda (Cover) Die Fledermaus (RCS),  Miss Wingrave (cover) Owen Wingrave (British Youth Opera), Dolcina Suor Angelica, Miss JesseThe Turn of the Screw and Miss Pinkerton The Old Maid and the Thief (Manchester Opera Ensemble). She has an interest for contemporary music and has created the roles of Emily Emily (Tim Benjamin – world première) and Ursula/Seppi Mysterious 44 (Kevin Malone).

Her operatic repertoire also includes Euridice Orphée aux enfers, Echo Ariadne auf Naxos, Une femme grecque Iphigénie en Tauride, First Nurse Maid Street Scene, Alice Ford Falstaff, Isabella Das Liebesverbot, Vixen Cunning Little Vixen, Elettra Idomeneo, Iseut Le vin herbé, Serpetta La finta giardiniera, Olga The Merry  Widow, Sarah Company, and Contessa Le nozze di Figaro.

Stephanie Stanway has performed as a concert soloist throughout the UK.  Her repertoire includes Bach Herz und Mund und Leben, Brahms Requiem, Howard Goodall The Eternal light, Gounod St Cecilia Mass, Handel Messiah, Haydn Creation, Nelson Mass, and Mass in Time of War, Karl Jenkins The Armed Man, Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle and Schubert Mass in G Major.

​This Autumn Stephanie Stanway returned to Scottish Opera as the principle soprano on the ‘Pop-up Opera Tour’ which performed throughout Scotland.  Rotating three bite size operas Stephanie sang the female roles in Don Giovanni (Donna Elvira and Zerlina) and The Gondoliers (Casilda, Gianetta and Tessa) conducted by Derek Clarke, and The Song of the Clyde – a new opera by Karen MacIver. 

Stephanie Stanway’s studies were kindly funded by The Robertson Trust, The Mary Garden Trust and The Cross Trust.

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

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