Amanda Jane ROOCROFT

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1966-02-09
Education Southlands HS, Runshaw Tertiary Coll, Royal Northern Coll of Music
Publications N/A
Recreations reading, cooking, sewing
Clubs N/A
Style Miss Amanda Roocroft
Career soprano; winner Decca-Kathleen Ferrier Meml Prize and Silver Medal Worshipful Co of Musicians 1988, Royal Philharmonic Soc/Charles Heidsieck Award for operatic debut 1990; currently studies with Barbara Robotham; fell: Univ of Central Lancashire, Royal Northern Coll of Music; Hon Dr Univ of Manchester 2003; Opera Performances ROH incl: Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte, Guilietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Mimi in La Boheme, Pamina in The Magic Flute, Cleopatra in Giulio Cesare, title role Madam Butterfly, Katya Kabanova, Desdemona in Otello; Bavarian State Opera Munich: Fiordiligi, Amelia in Simon Boccanegra, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Desdomona in Otello; Glyndebourne Festival: Fiordiligi, Donna Elvira and title role in Katya Kabanova, title role in Jenufa; other performances incl: Don Elvira (Metropolitan Opera NY), Tatiana in Eugene Onegin (WNO); Concert Performances incl: The Proms, London's South Bank, Edinburgh Int Festival, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra with Sir Simon Rattle; Recitals incl: Wigmore Hall London, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Musikverein Vienna, La Monnaie Brussels, Lincoln Center NY; appearances throughout the rest of the UK, Europe and NY (incl NY Philharmonic); Recordings incl: Vaughan Williams' Serenade to Music (Hyperion), Cosi fan Tutte (with Baroque English Soloists under John Eliot Gardiner, Deutsche Grammophon 1992), solo album Amanda Roocroft (EMI 1994), Mozart and his contemporaries (with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Sir Neville Marriner, 1996)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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