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Elizabeth Watts - Soprano

Unfortunately, Elizabeth Watts' performance in Bach's St Matthew Passion (in English) with Ed Lyon as Evangelist, Christopher Ainslie - Counter-tenor, Nicky Spence, Neal Davies - Bass, Florilegium and The Bach Choir scheduled for the 5th of April 2020 at the Royal Festival Hall was cancelled due to the pandemic.

Wigmore Hall, 7-Mar-2020 / 19:30

She performed in Mendelssohn's Elijah with the BBC Symphony Orchestra on the 7th of February 2020 at the Barbican Hall.

She sang the roles of Angel Gabriel and Blessed Virgin Mary in Elgar's The Apostles at the Royal Festival on the 26th of October 2019. For more details see Sir Mark Elder.

She sang on the 7th of October 2019.

Royal Albert Hall, 13-Sep-2019 / 19:30

Elizabeth Watts was replaced by Giselle Allen for a concert in the Royal Festival Hall with the Philharmonia Orchestra and The Bach Choir on the 8th of November 2018,

She performed in:

  • > Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at the Royal Festival Hall on the 11th of November 2018. See Marin Alsop for more details,
  • > Rossini's Petite messe solennelle with Luca Pisaroni, contralto Sara Mingardo, tenor Kenneth Tarver, the London Philharmonic Choir and the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Gustavo Gimeno at the Royal Festival Hall on the 27th of October 2018
  • > Britten's Spring Symphony with Alice Coote and the London Symphony Orchestra being conducted by Sir Simon Rattle at the Barbican Hall on the 16th and 18th of September 2018.

Royal Albert Hall, 18-Aug-2018 / 19:30

Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilèges (sung in French)

Royal Albert Hall, 24-Jul-2018 / 19:30

Wigmore Hall, 28-Jun-2018 / 19:30

Wolf: Italienisches Liederbuch

Royal Festival Hall, 18-Mar-2018 / 11:00

Bach: St Matthew Passion (performed in English)

The BBC Proms debut of Elizabeth Watts came in the performance listed below.

Royal Albert Hall, 18-Aug-2017 / 19:30

Mahler: Symphony No 2 (Resurrection)

Wigmore Hall, 29-Jul-2017 / 19:00

On the 4th of June 2017 she sang with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Rodolfus Choir and Philharmonia Voices in both Duruflé's and Fauré's Requiem at the Royal Festival Hall.

Elizabeth Watts withdrew from her planned Schubert recital at the Wigmore Hall for the 19th of July 2017 due to her pregnancy.

Wigmore Hall, 2-Feb-2017 / 19:30

An all Schubert song recital with pianist Malcolm Martineau

  • Nähe des Geliebten D162
  • Vergebliche Liebe D177
  • Liebe schwärmt auf allen Wegen
  • Das Rosenband D280
  • Lambertine D301
  • Die verfehlte Stunde D409
  • Gott im Frühlinge D448
  • Aus Diego Manazares D458
  • Pflicht und Liebe D467
  • Der Sänger am Felsen D482
  • Die Blumensprache D519
  • La pastorella al prato D528
  • Heiss mich nicht reden D726
  • So lasst mich scheinen D727
  • Der Blumen Schmerz D731
  • Nachtviolen D752
  • Du bist die Ruh D776
  • Auf dem Wasser zu singen D774
  • Im Frühling D882
  • Über Wildemann D884
  • Heimliches Lieben D922
  • Frühlingslied D919

Elizabeth Watts made her BBC Proms at Greenwich debut on the 6th of August 2016 at The Chapel, Old Royal Naval College in Rossini's Petite messe solennelle.

Royal Albert Hall, 9-Oct-2016

Beethoven: Symphony No.9

Wigmore Hall, 21-Jul-2016

Recital with painist Roger Vignoles

Elizabeth Watts performed:

Royal Festival Hall, 30-Mar-2015

Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem

Elizabeth Watts performed in Bach's St Matthew Passion's on the 29th of March 2015. See Ben Johnson for details.

Royal Albert Hall, 14-Dec-2014

Handel: Messiah

Milton Court Concert Hall, 9-Nov-2014 / 19:30

Recital with The English Concert and Laurence Cummings as Harpsichordist and Director

Elizabeth Watts is one of the vocalists on a CPE Bach recording that won the Baroque Vocal gramophone award in 2014 with Hans-Christoph Rademann directing the Akademie für Alte Musik.

Elizabeth Watts sang:

In 2007 Elizabeth Watts won the Rosenblatt Recital Song Prize at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition.