Erika Mädi Jones

Award: Career Development Bursary

Year: 2016

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Soprano

Location: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Website: www.erikamadijones.com

British Jugendlich-dramatischer Soprano Erika Mädi Jones makes her her debut as Elisabeth/Tannhäuser at Longborough Festival Opera this season. Other operatic roles include Leonore/Fidelio and Donna Anna/Don Giovanni. She was a chorister at Glyndebourne in 2015. 

In concert Erika has performed works such as Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder and Ravel’s Shéhérazade. A keen recitalist she has performed in masterclasses at Oxford Lieder festival and London Song Festival. As a Britten-Pears Young Artist, Erika will sing in the 2016 Aldeburgh Festival as part of the Thomas Quasthoff Brahms song course. 

Erika was a 2015 Les Azuriales Young Artist, a finalist in the 2015 Wagner Society Singing Competition and amongst other awards was a recipient of the Wagner Society Goodall scholarship in 2013.

A fluent German speaker, Erika studied at Trinity Laban. Graduating in 2014 receiving distinctions for MMUS and PGAD degrees, she continues to study privately with Alison Wells.

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