Portrait of Alexandra Oomens looking past the camera

Alexandra Oomens


Alexandra Oomens is a recent graduate from the Royal Academy Opera, and holds an MA and a DipRAM for an outstanding final recital (Royal Academy of Music, 2017), and a BMus Hons. (Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney, 2014). In 2017, she made her European debut at the Concertgebouw, in the world premiere of a work commissioned for the Holland Festival.

In 2020 she joined the Harewood Artists programme at English National Opera.

Previously for ENO: Frasquita Carmen, A lady in waiting  Gloriana, Elsie The Yeomen of the Guard, Josephine HMS Pinafore, Pepík The Cunning Little Vixen

At ENO we are committed to nurturing talent for the future of opera. Our Harewood Artists programme enables exceptionally talented British and British-trained singers, like Alexandra, to perform with a major opera company while receiving specialist coaching, support and guidance for 2-3 years.

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Career Highlights

In July 2019, Alexandra sang the role of Zerlina Don Giovanni with Clonter Opera. During her time at Royal Academy Opera, she sang Vixen Cunning Little Vixen, the title role in Semele, La Princess/La Chauve-Souris L’Enfant et les sortileges, Laurette Le Docteur Miracle, Tina Flight, Cupidon Orphée Aux Enfers, and Damigella L’Incoronazione di Poppea. Alexandra has performed in various Royal Academy Opera Scenes; as Titania Midsummer Nights Dream, Ännchen Der Freischütz, Despina Cosí fan Tutte, Héro Beatrice et Benedict, and Corinna Il Viaggio a Reims. In 2020 she made her debut with Opera North in the role of Barbarina The Marriage of Figaro.

Alexandra has performed in various recitals, including performances of Mozart’s Exsultate Jubilate with the Amersham Festival of Music, and the Ride Hunters Hill Symphony Orchestra, Bach’s Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen and Coffee Cantata at the Canberra International Music Festival.

Last updated: 13th July 2023