Georgina Rosanna MurrAy
Georgina Rosanna Murray is a soprano from Manchester. She was a student at the Royal Northern College of Music Junior School before moving to London where she studied the Double Bass and Voice at the Royal Academy of Music. She completed a postgraduate course as a mezzo soprano at Trinity College of Music in 2009, where she was awarded the Muncey Scholarship and where she was a finalist in the English Song and Lieder Competitions. In 2012 she was the runner up in the Llais Llwyfan Llambed Award. Georgina is currently a student of Jane Irwin and has since moved up to the soprano repertoire.
Roles in opera include Idomeneo (Idamante), Cherubino (The Marriage of Figaro) Leocasta (Handel’s Giustino), Shepherd Boy in (Puccini’s Tosca) , Mother Goose (Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress), Lucretia (The Rape of Lucretia), Princess Clarissa (Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges), Hansel (Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel), Gianetta (Donezetti’s L’elisir d’amore), Rosina (Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Countess Almaviva (The Marriage of Figaro) and Norina (Donizetti's Don Pasquale).
She has worked with many opera companies including British Youth Opera, Grange Park Opera, Pavilion Opera and is a regularly invited to perform at the Clapham Opera Festival. She has regularly sung on cruise ships travelling all over the world most notably on Swan Hellenic’s MV Minerva. Georgina recently sung the role of Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute with Preston Opera. She is one of the founding members of Outreach Opera and is a leading singing teacher and workshop leader in Greater Manchester.