Meet the Harewood Artists of 2018/19

Nadine Benjamin (Soprano)

In 2018/19: Clara Porgy and Bess, Musetta La bohème

Katie Coventry (Mezzo-Soprano)

Trained: Royal College of Music

Previously at ENO: Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro (2017/18), Edith The Pirates of Penzance (2016/17)

Matthew Durkan (Baritone)

Trained: Birmingham Conservatoire, Wales International Academy of Voice, National Opera Studio

In 2018/19: Schaunard La bohème

Previously at ENO: Fiorello in The Barber of Seville, Malcolm Fleet in Marnie, Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2017/18), Fiorello The Barber of Seville, Yamadori Madam Butterfly (2015/16); Marullo Rigoletto, Ormonte Partenope (2016/17)

David Ireland (Bass-Baritone)

Trained: Guildhall School of Music & Drama, National Opera Studio

In 2018/19: Colline, La bohème, Priests/Armed Man/ Speaker, The Magic Flute

Previously at ENO: Covering in The Barber of Seville (2017/18)

Soraya Mafi (Soprano)

Supported by the Bruce Tollis Fellowship
Trained: Royal College of Music

Previously at ENO: Tytania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2017/18), Edith The Pirates of Penzance (2014/15); Papagena The Magic Flute, Karolka Jenůfa (2015/16); Mabel The Pirates of Penzance (2016/17)

William Morgan (Tenor)

Trained: RCM, National Opera Studio

In 2018/19: Writer Jack the Ripper: The Women of Whitechapel

Previously at ENO: Hot Biscuit Slim Paul Bunyan, Peter Quint The Turn of the Screw

Alex Otterburn (Baritone)

In 2018/19: Squibby Jack the Ripper: The Women of Whitechapel

Rowan Pierce (Soprano)

In 2018/19: Papagena The Magic Flute

Previously at ENO: Tiny Paul Bunyan

Samantha Price (Mezzo-Soprano)

Trained: Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, National Opera Studio

In 2018/19: Lady The Magic Flute

Previously at ENO: Iolanthe Iolanthe (2017/18),Third Gentleman Julietta (2012/13); Cherubino The Marriage of Figaro (2014/15); Kate Pinkerton Madam Butterfly (2015/16); Perdita in The Winter’s Tale (2016/17)

Božidar Smiljanic (Bass-Baritone)

Trained: Royal Academy of Music

In 2018/19: Schaunard La bohème

Previously at ENO: Marquis La traviata

Katie Stevenson (Mezzo-Soprano)

Trained: Royal College of Music

In 2018/19: Nefertiti Akhnaten, Lady The Magic Flute

Previously at ENO: Marnie Double Marnie

Elgan Llyr Thomas (Tenor)

Trained: Royal Northern College of Music, Guildhall School of Music & Drama

In 2018/19: Normanno Lucia di Lammermoor

Previously at ENO: Johnny Inkslinger Paul BunyanPeter Quint The Turn of the Screw

David Webb (Tenor)

Trained: Royal College of Music

In 2018/19: Priests/Armed Man The Magic Flute

Previously at ENO: Messenger in Aida, Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2017/18), A Young Sailor Tristan and Isolde (2015/16); Frederic The Pirates of Penzance