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Lorna James - Soprano

Lorna James completed her Postgraduate Diploma at the Royal Northern College of Music in 2010, where she was a recipient of the Dame Eva Turner Award for Potential Dramatic Sopranos. She is now studying with Stuart MacIntyre, having trained with Lynne Dawson during her time at the RNCM.

Most recently, Lorna performed the role of Giulietta in Les Contes d’Hoffmann with Diva Opera, and she is currently covering Marenka in The Bartered Bride for Opera North. Earlier in 2014, she made her main stage debut at Opera North as Musetta in La Bohème. Previous covers/roles include Helena A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Vitellia La clemenza di Tito, Micaela Carmen and Violetta La Traviata.

On the concert platform, highlights include Strauss’s Vier letzte Lieder and Berg’s Sieben frühe Lieder. Lorna is an established oratorio soloist. She has sung in The Royal Festival Hall and Wigmore Hall with the London Philharmonic Choir.

Works performed:
Orff - Carmina Burana - Sat 15 Nov 2014