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Miss Rhiannon Ashley
Miss Rhiannon Ashley

Biography

Rhiannon Ashley (Soprano)
Rhiannon Ashley, 21, is from West Wales and in her fourth year at the Royal Northern College of Music, under the tuition of Antonia Sotgiu. She was Highly Commended in both the Elsie Thurston and James Martin Oncken Song Prize competitions at the RNCM and represented the College at the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Society Bursary for Young Singers. She has performed in RNCM productions of Offenbach’s La Vie Parisienne and Handel’s Theodora. She is a member of the RNCM Chamber Choir and has performed in Bach’s St John Passion and as a soloist in 'Boulanger's Legacy' at the RNCM Chamber Music Festival.
Recent performances include solo recitals at Rochdale Parish Church Lunchtime Recital Series and the Lit & Phil society in Newcastle, the role of Angelica in Handel's Orlando for RNCM opera scenes, the semi-chorus parts in Mendelssohn's Elijah with Sale Chamber Orchestra and commercial recordings of Cellier's Dorothy (RNCM) and Rebecca Dale's Mater Requiem (Kantos Chamber Choir).
As guest soloist for Cardigan Choir, Rhiannon’s performances include Dvorak’s Mass in D and Haydn’s The Creation. She was the Music in the Vale’s Singer of the Year in 2016, won first prize at the 2017 National Eisteddfod in the Opera Duet competition and took the title role in Dora, premiered at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation by Manchester Contemporary Youth Opera.
As a member of the National Youth Choir of Wales from 2014-2018, Rhiannon has toured Argentina and Patagonia, and worked most recently under the baton of Tim Rhys -Evans and Carlo Rizzi at St David’s Cathedral and at the Hereford Three Choirs Festival. She was Section Leader for the Sopranos. She has performed at the Royal Albert Hall with the BBC Proms Youth Choir in Duruflé’s Requiem, Britten’s War Requiem and Verdi’s Requiem. Rhiannon continues to sing with Cywair, a Welsh chamber choir notable for its successes at the National Eisteddfod of Wales and at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod.

Contact Rhiannon

Address: M13 9HA
Greater Manchester
M13 9HA
Mobile: 07929013781
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00
Fee (60 minutes): £25.00

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