Heather Shipp


Heather Shipp studied at Trinity College of Music‚ London, and the National Opera Studio. Known for her versatility and engaging stage-persona‚ she regularly appears with the UK’s major opera companies.

Previously for ENO: Flora Bervoix La traviata

Career Highlights

Engagements include: Magdalene Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (ROH, Symphony Hall‚ Birmingham); Carmen, 2nd Norn/Waltraute Der Ring‚ Sorceress Dido and Aeneas, Mad Margaret Ruddigore (Opera North); Adalgisa, Amneris (Opera Holland Park); Gymnasiast Lulu (ROH, Teatro Real‚ Madrid); Zaida Il turco in Italia, Wellgunde Der Ring (ROH); Herodias (Northern Ireland Opera); world premiere of Julian Grant’s Hot House (ROH‚ part of London 2012 Cultural Olympiad); Donna in world premiere of David Sawer’s Skin Deep (Opera North, and for Royal Danish Opera‚ Copenhagen); Fiona in world premiere of Two Boys (ENO); Mrs Herring Albert Herring (Buxton Festival Opera); Phoebe The Yeomen of the Guard (BBC Proms‚ and with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic‚ City of Birmingham‚ Philharmonia and RTÉ Concert Orchestras); Carmen (Diva Opera, ETO).

Last updated: 29th December 2022