Fiona Weaver

Fiona Weaver

Soprano

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«“A formidable Lady Macbeth” (Okovanga macbeth)»
The scotsman (2016)
«“Beethoven, represented by four of his Scottish song arrangements...soprano Fiona Scott's (Weaver) richly characterful singing, were top-drawer Beethoven”»
the herald (2016)
«“opportunity for Fiona Scott (Weaver), as Lady Macbeth, to show off a powerful voice”»
The economist (2016)
2017Wagner: Die WalküreSieglinde
2017Wagner: Der fliegende HolländerSenta
2017Verdi: NabuccoAbigaille
2009Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosAriadne
2009Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33Fata Morgana
2008Poulenc: Dialogues des CarmélitesMadame Lidoine/new Prioress
2008Wagner: GötterdämmerungDritte Norn (Third Norn)
2007Britten: Albert HerringLady Billows
2007Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelGertrud

Bio


Fiona Weaver was born in
 
Preston, Lancashire but lives in Nürnberg, Germany. She completed the Opera School of the Royal 

Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, studying with Pat Hay having 

previously attended the Royal Northern College of Music. She now 

studies with David L. Jones (New York).





Fiona was the recipient of the Dame Eva Turner Award for Dramatic Sopranos (RNCM) and the Wagner Society of Scotland Bayreuth Bursary for 2008. She reached the Semi Finals of the prestigious '6
th 
International Richard Wagner's Neue Stimmen', held in Karlsruhe. Competition prizes include Governor’s Recital Prize for Singing (RSAMD) and the Clare Croiza French Song Prize (RNCM). 

Operatic roles include Ariadne (Ariadne auf Naxos Strauss), Fata Morgana (L’Amour des trois Oranges Prokofiev), Madame Lidoine (Les Dialogues des Carmelites Poulenc), Lady Billows (Albert Herring Britten), 3
rd 
Norn (Götterdämmerung Wagner) and Brünnhilde (Siegfried (cover) Wagner). Opera excerpts include Sieglinde (Die Walküre Wagner), Leonore (Fidelio Beethoven) and Female Chorus (The Rape of Lucretia Britten). 
Fiona is equally at home on the Concert Platform, giving recitals and Opera Galas around the UK and abroad. Her Bridgewater Hall debut saw Fiona premiere Tighten up, for Soprano and Symphony Orchestra, by Larry Gove. Other concert repertoire includes Soprano Soloist Symphony No 9 (Beethoven), Stabat Mater & Petite Messe Solennelle (Rossini), Requiem (Mozart), Lobgesang (Mendelssohn), Wesendonck Lieder (Wagner), 7 Early Songs (Berg) and Poemes pour Mi (Messiaen).








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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Wagner: Die Walküre Sieglinde No n/a 2017
Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer Senta No 2017
Verdi: Nabucco Abigaille No 2017
Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos Ariadne 1 week 2009
Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33 Fata Morgana 1 week 2009

Awards

Dame Eva turner award for dramatic sopranos
2016
claire croiza french song prize
2016
governors recital prize
2016
wagner society of scotland bayreuth bursary
2016