Isolde Roxby, soprano, finished her Masters degree at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Distinction under the tutelage of Marilyn Rees.
Originally from Newcastle, Isolde performed regularly in her local area. Since coming to London, Isolde has enjoyed singing with various choirs and performing roles alongside her academic studies including Dido in 2009, Mabel in Pirates of Penzance in 2010 and Ida in Princess Ida in 2011. She graduated from King’s College London in 2011, where she was a choral scholar with the KCL Chapel Choir. Isolde was the soprano soloist for their performances of Bach’s St John Passion and Duruflé Requiem.
While studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Isolde performed in a number of concerts both inside and outside the school and has worked with Clonter Opera and the Helios Collective. She has also taken the following roles in opera scenes: Madame Herz in Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor, Clorinda in Rossini’s La Cenerentola (2013), Magda in Menotti’s The Consul, Vitellia in Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito, Rosmene in Handel’s Imeneo, The Governess in Britten’s The Turn of the Screw (2014), Elizabeth I in Britten’s Gloriana and Frau Fluth in Nikolai’s The Merry Wives of Windsor (2015).