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Biography

Joanne Appleby

Soprano





Joanne hails from Thornton, Lancashire. She studied at the Royal Northern College of Music graduating with Bmus hons. Jo then gained a scholarship from the D’Oyly Carte opera company for further postgraduate studies at the RNCM.



Jo spent four years with the Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Chorus where she understudied the role of Jano in “Jenufa”. During this time she performed in many recitals, oratorio and master classes. She has also sung with Carl Rosa opera (Phyllis,”Iolanthe”), Diva Opera (Ida,“Die Fledemaus”) and with London voices.



Jo was signed by Sony BMG as an original member of the opera band “Amici Forever”. With Amici she has sung in prestigious venues worldwide, toured extensively promoting the multi platinum selling albums “Defined” and “The Opera Band” and has performed live on radio and television in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Europe and the USA. Jo has toured with Dame Shirley Bassey and Sir Cliff Richard.



Since her departure from Amici Jo has returned Glyndebourne understudying the role of Micaela, Carmen (2008 festival) and she is currently a member of the GFO chorus. She enjoys a busy concert schedule performing regularly with the RPO, NSO and Sussex symphony orchestra. She has toured Australia, Dubai and New Zealand as a soloist with The Morriston Orpheus Male voice choir (2007), toured with Calibre productions and also with comedienne Pam Anne. A significant portion of Jo’s work is in the private and corporate sector with performances in the London, Monte Carlo, Eilat, Dubai and Barcelona. Oratorio performances include “Requiem”, Verdi, Faure and Rutter; “Messiah”, Handel; “Stabat Mater”, Dvorak; “Merry England”, German; “Israel in Egypt”, Handel; “Gloria”, Poulenc.



Jo is a company member of English National Opera where she has sung many roles , understudies and chorus.

Contact Joanne

Address: Sussex (East)
BN8
Phone: Show Number
Mobile: Show Number
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00
Fee (60 minutes): £40.00

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