BIOGRAPHY

Kamilla was born in Yorkshire and later emigrated to New Zealand before returning to the UK. Kamilla studied at the Royal College of Music International Opera School, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Guildhall School of Music
& Drama. Kamilla studies with Soprano, Claire Rutter.


Kamilla makes her Royal Opera House debut as Ramise (Arminio, Handel) and will cover the role of the Komponist in Opera North's production of Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss) in 2023.

 

This summer Kamilla covered the Singer in the Royal Ballet’s new production of Like Water for Chocolate by Joby Talbot.


In November 2021 she made her English National Opera debut as Waltraute in Richard Jones's new production of
The Valkyrie (Wagner) and sang Second Lady in Glyndebourne’s semi-staged production of The Magic Flute in December 2020.

OTHER ROLES INCLUDE:

Preziosilla (La Forza del destino, Verdi- Regents Opera), Suzy/Lolette (La Rondine- West Green Opera House), Ariodante and Faramondo (London Handel Festival), Fanny Price (Mansfield Park, Jonathan Dove- Opera South), Dorabella (Cosí fan tutte, in English- Clonter Opera), Naomi (Ruth- Philip Hageman- Pegasus Opera) and at the Royal College of Music International Opera School, Ramiro (La finta giardiniera), Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel) and Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus).

In 2019 Kamilla covered the lead, Eurydice Woman in English National Opera's production of Birtwistle's opera The Mask of Orpheus and covered Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte at the Glyndebourne Festival. Kamilla was also an Alvarez Young Artist in 2017 and covered the role of Zaida in Garsington Opera’s production of Il turco in Italia (Rossini).

Concerts include Floßhilde in Das Rheingold with the Birmingham Philharmonic at the Birmingham Symphony Hall, Vaughan Williams’s Serenade to Music with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, also broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and a soloist in Te Deum & Jubilate (Handel) with the English Chamber Orchestra at St Paul’s Cathedral as part of the City of London Festival.

 

A 2nd Place winner at the Lyra New York International Vocal Competition (2021) and a finalist for the Maureen Lehane Singing Competition at Wigmore Hall (2018).

Kamilla was a Polonsky Fellow at the Aspen Music Festival & School (USA), a Wagner Stipendien at the 2015 Bayreuth
Festspiele and a Samling Artist in 2014.

 

Kamilla is an ABRSM Scholar and kindly supported by a Help Musician’s Tutton Opera Award and the Josephine Baker Trust.