Emma Carrington

Mercédès Carmen

Emma Carrington studied at the Royal Northern College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music. Recent and forthcoming engagements include Baba the Turk The Rake’s Progress (Santiago‚ Chile); Mazet in Gounod’s La colombe (Buxton Festival); Ježibaba Rusalka (Grange Park Opera); Sorceress Dido and Aeneas, Matilda / George Cautionary Tales! (Opera North); Schwertleite Die Walküre (Opera North at Leeds Town Hall‚ Birmingham Symphony Hall‚ Sage Gateshead and the Lowry); Salty Sue Captain Blood’s Revenge: A Pirate Opera (Brighton Festival; Glyndebourne on Tour); Farzana in Wagner’s Die Feen, Ursula Béatrice et Bénédict (Chelsea Opera Group); as well as Beethoven’s Missa solemnis with Royal Northern Sinfonia (Sage Gateshead) and Britten’s Spring Symphony at Salisbury Cathedral. On the concert platform‚ Emma has performed in St Matthew Passion‚ Monteverdi’s Vespers‚ Messiah‚ Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms‚ Bach’s Christmas Cantatas‚ Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Walpurgisnacht‚ Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle‚ Haydn’s Nelson Mass‚ Vivaldi’s Gloria‚ Schubert’s Mass in E Flat and Tippet’s A Child of Our Time‚ including the spirituals.