Sarah-Jane Lewis – Soprano
Sarah-Jane Lewis studied at the Royal College of Music graduating in 2009 with First Class Honours and received her MA DipRAM from the Royal Academy of Music in 2013. She completed her studies at the National Opera Studio where she was supported by a scholarship from the Nicholas John Trust and the Countess of Munster Musical Trust in 2014.
Sarah-Jane has performed as a soloist at prestigious venues including St Paul’s Church Covent Garden, Royal Opera House, English National Opera, National Portrait Gallery, Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall and Mitsunaka Hall in Japan. She won the Kathleen Ferrier Bursary for Young Singers in 2006, Leith Hill Award 2008, Jackdaws Great Elm Vocal Awards 2009, Essex Young Musician of the Year 2010, Mayor Van Someren Prize 2011, the Richard Lewes/Jean Shanks Award 2012 and in 2013, the Ludmilla Andrew Russian Song Competition, the Hampshire Singing Competition, 3rd Prize / Art Song Prize at the Mozart Singing Competition and 2nd Prize at the 2014 Ferrier Competition.
In 2012 she received a place at the Georg Solti Accademia where she performed for Angela Gheorghiu, Dennis O’Neill and Richard Bonynge. Sarah-Jane has performed on BBC Radio 3 on several occasions and appears in Kenneth Branagh’s film version of The Magic Flute.
Sarah-Jane is a member of the 2017 Glyndebourne Festival chorus taking part in La traviata, Hamlet, Don Pasquale, La clemenza di Tito and she will also cover the role of Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos.