singer (Mezzo Soprano)

Charlotte Tetley

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singer (Mezzo Soprano)
Charlotte predominantly sings on the concert platform. She is a keen recitalist and excels in the Oratorio repertoire.

Charlotte studied Music and Education at Homerton College, Cambridge where she sang with Trinity College Choir. After graduating she became a primary school teacher in London for 2 years. She then studied vocal studies at the Royal Academy of Music, London followed by Opera Studies at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow. During these years Charlotte sang the role of Madam Larina in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Clarice in Prokofiev’s Love of Three Oranges and Niklaus in Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffman. After graduating Charlotte went to Glyndebourne for the next two years as a member of the chorus in both the Festival and Touring Opera. She covered the role of Valletto in L'incoronatione di Poppea for the 2010 tour. Charlotte sang the role of Olga in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Ryedale Festival in July 2012 but has predominantly been performing recital and oratorio repertoire since. Charlotte is a keen lieder singer and recitalist and has worked closely with pianists such as James Baillieu, Malcolm Martineau and Christopher Glynn. She has performed as part of the ‘Leeds Lieder’ festival and has given various recitals for the ‘Rising Stars’ recital series at St. Giles’s, Cripplegate. Recent Oratorio’s include Haydn’s Harmoniemesse, The Armed Man by Carl Jenkins, Handel’s Messiah, Musik’s Jubilee by Andrew Carter, Handal’s Samson, Vivaldi Gloria and Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. Last year Charlotte sang Elgar’s Sea Pictures with the Oxford Sinfonia, conducted by Cayenna Ponchione, recitals at both the Docherster and Holt Fetsivals and the role of the Sorceress in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneus with the Orchestra of St. John’s Smiths Square conducted by John Lubbock performed in St. John’s Smith’s Square. Charlotte lives in London with her two small children and is taught by Christine Cairns.

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