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Soraya Mafi - artist at English National Opera

Soraya Mafi


Soraya Mafi is one of the ENO Harewood Artists. She was born in Lancashire and graduated from the Royal College of Music.

Previously for ENO: Tytania A Midsummer Night’s DreamMabel The Pirates of Penzance, Karolka Jenufa, Papagena The Magic Flute

Take a look through The Pirates of Penzance production gallery to see Soraya in her role as Mabel.

Career Highlights

Roles elsewhere include: Johanna Sweeney Todd (WNO); Cleopatra Giulio Cesare (ETO), Constance Dialogues des Carmélites, First Niece Peter Grimes (Grange Park); title role Arianna in Creta (London Handel Festival); Aminta Il re pastore (Châtelet, Paris); Despina (West Green House Opera); Suor Geneveva Suor Angelica (Opera North).

Awards: Won the Susan Chilcott Award 2016, Won the Maggie Teyte Prize in 2014 and took Second Prize in the 2015 Kathleen Ferrier Awards.

Forthcoming: Nanetta Falstaff (Garsington Opera); a return to Grange Park Opera, and debuts with the Opéra du Rhin in Strasbourg and the Seattle Opera.

Last updated: 11th July 2018