ENO1920 Orpheus and Eurydice: Soraya Mafi

Soraya Mafi


Soraya Mafi was born in Lancashire and is a graduate of the Royal College of Music. An ENO Harewood Artist, she won the 2014 Maggie Teyte Prize and the 2016 Susan Chilcott Award.

Currently for ENO: Love Orpheus and EurydiceYum-Yum The Mikado

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

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); Cynthia La divisione del mondo (Opéra du Rhin in Strasbourg).

Forthcoming: Gretel Hänsel und Gretel (Grange Park); Gilda Rigoletto (Seattle Opera); Johanna Sweeney Todd (Zurich Opera debut).

Last updated: 19th September 2019