Linda Richardson

Almatea Moses in Egypt 

Linda Richardson was born in Cheshire. She studied at the Royal Northern College of Music‚ where she was a Peter Moores Foundation Scholar and winner of the Frederic Cox Award‚ and at the National Opera Studio. As an English National Opera Company Principal‚ roles included Virtue The Coronation of Poppea‚ Fiordiligi Così fan tutte‚ Lauretta Gianni Schicchi‚ Micaëla Carmen‚ Gretel Hansel and Gretel‚ Gilda Rigoletto‚ Zerlina Don Giovanni‚ Sophie Der Rosenkavalier‚ Mimì La bohème‚ title roles The Fairy Queen and Alcina‚ Violetta La traviata‚ Woglinde Rhinegold‚ Helena A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Donna Anna Don Giovanni. Other engagements include Mimì‚ Pamina Die Zauberflöte‚ Countess The Marriage of Figaro, Gilda, Karolka Jenůfa‚ Nannetta Falstaff (Opera North); Violetta (Opera North; WNO); Lisetta La vera constanza (Garsington); Norina Don Pasquale (Clonter Opera); The Fairy Queen (Barcelona); First Niece Peter Grimes (Netherlands Opera); Amina La sonnambula (Opera Holland Park). Recent and future work includes Violetta (Scottish Opera); Countess Le nozze di Figaro‚ Alice Ford Falstaff (Diva Opera); title role Madam Butterfly (Longborough Opera); Katya Kabanova (ETO); Mimì, Alice Ford (Opera Holland Park); Mrs Coyle Owen Wingrave (Kammermusik Festival Nürnberg).