Isabelle Peters

Award: Postgraduate Award

Year: 2017

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Soprano

Location: Guildhall School of Music and Drama


Bristol born Soprano Isabelle Peters is a current Guildhall School Masters student studying with Susan Waters. Isabelle graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music and Drama with a First Class Honours Degree in 2016, under the tuition of Deborah Rees.

Isabelle's recent opera roles include 'Dorabella' in the RNCM Spring 2016 production of 'Cosi fan tutte', where her "warmth of tone, as well as vibrant and appealing stage presence" (Seen and Heard International), was highly praised. Her recent Opera Excerpt roles include 'Tatyana' (Tchaicovsky, Eugene Onegin, RNCM), 'Laetitia' (Menotti, The Old Maid and The Theif, RNCM), 'Rosina' (Mozart, La finta semplice, RNCM), 'Niece 2' (Britten, Peter grimes, GSMD) and 'Mademoiselle Silberklang' (Mozart, Der Shauspieldirektor, GSMD).

On the concert platform, Isabelle's recent solo appearances include a lunchtime recital at the Wigmore Hall for the 'Side by Side' project with The Prince Consort, Bennett's Concert Version of Gershwin's 'Porgy and Bess' with the Bolton Symphony Orchestra, Victoria Hall, Bolton, and a Guildhall School lunchtime concert of 'Mendelssohn Songs' at LSO St Luke's.

Isabelle made her professional theatre debut in 2016 as 'Rapunzel' (Sondheim, Into the Woods) at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, is the recipient of the 2017 Franz-Schubert-Institut Lieder Compeitition and the Chartered Surveyors' Vocal Prize at the Guildhall and has participated in masterclasses with Sir John Tomlinson, Sir Thomas Allen, Graham Johnson and Susan Bullock. Isabelle is generously supported by Help Musicians UK, the Guildhall Trust and the Worshipful Company of Chartered Surveyors.