Charlotte La Thrope

Award: Postgraduate Award

Year: 2016

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Soprano

Location: Royal Academy of Music

English soprano Charlotte La Thrope graduated with first class honours in music from the University of Durham, majoring in performance and receiving ‘The Most Outstanding Soloist Award’ in her final year. She now looks forward to taking up her scholarship place at the Royal Academy of Music in September where she’ll be beginning a new partnership with teacher Lillian Watson whilst being kindly supported by Help Musicians UK.

Charlotte performs regularly as a soloist across the UK with her most notable recent performances including the solo arias in Bach’s St John Passion at Ely Cathedral, Bach’s St Matthew Passion in Romsey Abbey and Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 in Milton Abbey with the Bishop’s Consort as well as Mozart’s Requiem, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Patrick Hawes’ Requiem in Durham Cathedral with Durham University Choral Society. Her operatic roles to date include Susanna in Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, Pamina in Mozart’s Magic Flute, Iris in Semele, L’Enfant in Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortilege and Eurydice in Monteverdi’s Orfeo.