Serenna Wagner

Serenna Wagner

Mezzo-Soprano

"... as Fanny Price, was wholly convincing." Opera Magazine
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«but the real praise must go to Serenna Wagner who brought real pathos into her role as Fanny PRice.»
Remote goat (2018)
«As Carmen, Serenna Wagner was mightily impressive portraying the wild and fiery, man-eating gypsy temptress from the cigarette factory.»
Seen and heard international (2018)
«Serenna Wagner who portrayed Fanny last night was the best Miss Price I have seen on stage of film. Not odd, or a misfit, she is the one true moral point in the whole of the machinations unfolding about her. Ms Wagner portrayed her beautifully.»
Austen only (2018)
2017Mozart: Die ZauberflöteZweite Dame (second Lady)
2017Menotti: Amahl And The Night VisitorsAmahl's Mother
2011Bizet: CarmenCarmen
2011Purcell: Dido And AeneasDido
2011Strauss J.: Die FledermausPrince Orlofsky

Bio


Serenna Wagner was born in Leeds to English-Polish parents. She studied Music and English at Birmingham University, before taking her postgraduate degree in vocal studies at the Royal Northern College of Music. She graduated with a distinction for both her Masters and her postgraduate diploma in performance in 2005. Since then, she has performed many times as a soloist - concert performance highlights have included the Gypsy girl in The Diary of One who Vanished with the Halle under Ed Gardner and oratorio solos with many choral societies in the UK and in France. Serenna's opera experience has included the title roles in Dido and Aeneas, Carmen and Halka, Rosina (Il Barbiere di Seviglia), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro) and Fanny Price (Mansfield Park). Companies Serenna has worked for include English National Opera, Heritage Opera, Longborough Festival Opera, British Youth Opera, Focus Opera, Opera Anywhere, Flatpack Music and Opera by Definition. She recently created the role of Paulina in Alan Edward Williams' new opera 'The Arsonists' with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra under Clarke Rundell.

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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: Suor Angelica The Princess (tsarevna) Immediately Opera Anywhere 2018
Puccini: Madama Butterfly Suzuki Immediately Heritage Opera 2018
Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte Dorabella Immediately Heritage Opera 2018
Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro Cherubino 24 hours F.X.Šaldy Liberec 2018
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Zweite Dame (second Lady) 24 hours Heritage Opera 2017