Alison Rose



Alison Rose



Alison Rose is the winner of the 2015 Maggie Teyte Prize and a 2017 Leonard Ingrams Award. She studied on the Opera course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and was a National Opera Studio Young Artist for the 15/16 season.

Concert highlights include Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music at the BBC Last Night of the Proms 2016, Handel’s Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall, Iain Burnside’s musical play Shining Armour with Roderick Williams and Victoria Newlyn, Britten’s Les Illuminations at the Southwell Music Festival and solo recitals at the Oxford Lieder Festival and the Royal Opera House Crush Room.

Operatic roles include; Barbarina, Le nozze di Figaro (Garsington Festival Opera), Vixen, The Cunning Little Vixen (Grimeborn Festival / Arcola Theatre), Frasquita, Carmen (understudy for Glyndebourne Festival Opera); Lady in Waiting, Gloriana (St Endellion Festival); Miranda, Arnold's The Dancing Master (GSMD); Bětuška, Dvořák’s The Cunning Peasant (GSMD); Die Fledermaus (Clonter Opera) and Servilia, La Clemenza di Tito (RNCM).

Performances at the National Opera Studio included residencies with Opera North, Welsh National Opera, and a performance of Contemporary Opera Scenes at Sadler’s Wells.

Future engagements include performing the role of Barbarina in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro in her debut with English National Opera. Alison continues her studies in London with Gary Coward. 


Purcell I The Eternal Inspiration I Southwell Music Festival I August 2016

" name deserves special mention: that of soprano Alison Rose whose vocal agility, purity and unerring accuracy revealed so much meaning and emotion in Two Baudelaire Songs by Mark-Anthony Turnage and in Britten arrangements of three songs by Henry Purcell himself."
William Ruff I Nottingham Post


Arnold | The Dancing Master | Guildhall School of Music and Drama | March 2015

"Alison Rose deserves praise for her ever resourceful Miranda..."

Stephen Pritchard | The Observer

"Alison Rose is spectacular as Miranda, her soprano smooth and lovely, her stagecraft excellent."

Charlotte Valori | Bachtrack


Dvořák | The Cunning Peasant | Guildhall School of Music and Drama | November 2014

"The stand-out performances include Alison Rose’s ravishingly sung Bathsheba..."

Tim Ashley | The Guardian


"Alison Rose’s bright soprano giving Bathsheba a feisty edge..."

Nick Breckenfield | Classical Source