Sarah Fox, soprano
Photo by Grahme Mellanby
Appearing in the concert A Mass of Life, performed on April 5, 2016 at Carnegie Hall.
Sarah Fox was educated at Giggleswick School, London University, and the Royal College of Music. A former winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Award and the John Christie Award, she is also an Honorary Fellow of Royal Holloway College, London University.
Roles at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden have included Micaela in Carmen, Asteria in Tamerlano, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, and Woglinde in Der Ring des Nibelungen. Other highlights have included Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro for Glyndebourne and The Royal Danish Opera, and Mimi in La Bohème for Opera North. Additional roles include Ellen Orford in Peter Grimes, Servilia in Servilia, and Ilia in Idomeneo. Her concert career has encompassed engagements in Denver, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco, Tel Aviv, and Tokyo as well as tours throughout the UK and Europe. She has worked with many of the world’s leading orchestras including the Academy of Ancient Music, Berlin Philharmonic, and Concerto Cologne. She has appeared several times at the BBC Proms, the Edinburgh Festival, and the Three Choirs Festival and is a regular guest with the Classical Opera Company and at London’s Wigmore Hall. She performs frequently with John Wilson and his Orchestra, is a regular guest on BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night, and has performed concerts with Rufus Wainwright in Europe.
Her discography includes Aminta in Il Re Pastore, The Complete Songs of Poulenc Vol. 3-5, The Cole Porter Songbook, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 (Philharmonia/Mackerras and Philharmonia/Maazel) for Signum Classics; That’s Entertainment (John Wilson Orchestra/Wilson) for EMI Classics; and others.