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Carrie-Ann Williams


Carrie-Ann graduated in summer 2018 from Royal Academy Opera under the tutelage of Elizabeth Ritchie and Ingrid Surgenor.

She regularly appears with the Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Opera and recently made her debut at the Théatre du Châtelet.

Previously for ENO: Carmen

Upcoming for ENO: The Magic Flute

Career Highlights

Previous roles at the Glyndebourne Festival include Laura in Luisa Miller and cover First Lady in Magic Flute. Previous roles for Glyndebourne Touring Opera include Marzelline in Fidelio, First Lady and cover Pamina in Magic Flute and Gianetta and cover Armida in Rinaldo.

Other recent operatic roles include: The Fox: Janácek’s The Cunning Little Vixen, Anna Maurrant: Weill’s Street Scene, (with Birmingham Conservatoire) Sãvitri: Holst’s Sãvitri, Miss Wingrave: Britten’s Owen Wingrave (both BYO) Alcina: Handel’s Alcina, Lucy: Weill’s Die DreigroschenoperDonna Anna: Mozart’s Don Giovanni year and Maria Bertram in Jonathan Dove’s chamber opera Mansfield Park.

As a soloist, Carrie-Ann has performed many oratorio works across the country, recent work includes: Mozart: Exsultate, Jubilate, Mendelssohn: Elijah, Dvořák; Stabat Mater, Handel: Messiah, Haydn: Creation and Brahms: Requiem.

Further highlights include her soloist debut June 2016 at The Royal Festival Hall performing the soprano solo for Mahler: Symphony No.2 conducted by Semyon Bychkov; the Young Singer Project with Salzburg Festival 2017 and her debut at Grange Park Opera in 2016 performing the role of Tebaldo in Verdi’s Don Carlo.

Last updated: 7th November 2023

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