Rebecca Evans

Rebecca Evans

Engagements in Rebecca’s 2022/23 season include the role of Nerys Price in the world premiere of Blaze of Glory for the Welsh National Opera, Hécube in a European tour of Berlioz’ Les Troyens with the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique under Sir John Eliot Gardiner and concerts at the Wigmore Hall, the Fishguard Festival and the Penarth Music Festival. Recent highlights include the title role in Rodelinda for the English National Opera, Marschallin Der Rosenkavalier for the Welsh National Opera and Alice Ford Falstaff in her debut for the Teatro Real in Madrid.

Career highlights have included Contessa Almaviva Le nozze di Figaro, Despina Così fan tutte, Mimi La bohème and Pamina Die Zauberflöte for the Royal Opera; Governess The Turn of the Screw, Romilda Xerxes and Ginevra Ariodante for the English National Opera and Mimi, Contessa Almaviva, Pamina, Ilia Idomeneo, Liu Turandot, Gretel Hänsel und Gretel and Angelica Orlando for the Welsh National Opera. Her Metropolitan Opera appearances include Susanna Le nozze di Figaro and Zerlina Don Giovanni; at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich she has sung Ginevra, Despina and Ilia and, at the Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin, she has sung Despina.

Concert appearances include the Salzburg, Edinburgh, Tanglewood and Ravinia Festivals and she is a regular guest at the BBC Proms. A Grammy Award winning artist, she has recorded prolifically.

Rebecca is a Trustee of the Colwinston Charitable Trust and patron of several charities, among them Shelter Cymru, Ty Hapus and Music in Hospitals Cymru/Wales. She was awarded a CBE in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours.