Alice Privett

Alice Privett

Lyric Soprano

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«'Alice Privett as Romilda was an operatic heroine in the grand style, with a voice of velvet and steel'»
BIRMINGHAM POST 2015 ' (2017)
«'led by British soprano Alice Privett, ardent and powerful in the title role'»
- Fiona Maddocks for the Guardian, 2017 (2017)
«"The most “finished” voice of the day belonged to British soprano Alice Privett. Privett’s.. command of its colours and movement is striking, and she’s a natural performer."»
Arts desk 2015 (2017)
2018Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosEcho
2016Bellini: I Capuleti e I MontecchiGiulietta
2016Puccini: La BohèmeMimì
2015Handel: SerseRomilda
2014Handel: AriodanteGinevra
2014Janacek: The Cunning Little VixenRooster
2013Mozart: Die ZauberflötePamina
2011Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di PoppeaLa Fortuna / Poppea


Alice Privett completed her undergraduate degree at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the Opera Course at the Royal Academy of Music (London).  Operatic experience includes Ginevra Ariodante (RAO), Carolina The Secret Marriage (British Youth Opera), Nerone L’Incoronazione di Poppea at Aldeburgh Festival, Gretel (West Green Opera), Romilda Xerxes (Longborough Festival Opera), Giulietta I Capuletti e i Montecchi (Pop up Opera), Susanna Le Nozze di Figaro (Pop up Opera at the Kilden Theatre, Norway),  Mimi  (Opera Holland Park as a Christine Collins Young Artist). She has extensive concert experience which includes performances at Kings Place (2014, Berg and Scheonberg lieder), the Amersham Festival (2015, Mozart concert arias and 2016, Vier Leztze Lieder ), recitals as part of the London Handel Festival, and a performance of Birtwistle song as part of the BBC Proms on radio 3. She has sung as a soloist with choral societies around the UK; highlights include Israel in Egypt with the Huddersfield choral society, and The Messiah with the London Handel Festival at St George's, Hannover Square. In 2015 she was a finalist in both the London Handel Competition and the Kathleen Ferrier Competition. She was awarded both the Helen Clarke Award (2013), and the Leonard Ingrams Award (2015) by Garsington Opera. She is generously supported by Opera Prelude.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos Echo Immediately 2018
Bellini: I Capuleti e I Montecchi Giulietta 24 hours Pop up Opera 2016
Puccini: La Bohème Mimì 24 hours Opera Holland Park 2016
Handel: Serse Romilda 1 week Longborough Festival Opera 2015
Handel: Ariodante Ginevra 1 week Royal Academy Opera 2014


Leon Fischbach Memorial Prize , London Handel Competition
Leonard ingrams award, garsington opera
helen clarke award, garsington opera