Soprano, Jessica Cale is studying for her Artist Diploma in Opera at the Royal College of Music under the tutelage of Rosa Mannion. Jessica is the Robert Lancaster Scholar, a Help Musicians UK Sybil Tutton Award holder, a Josephine Baker Trust Artist and has received support from the Countess of Munster Trust.
Jessica's operatic experience includes the roles of Susan (Berkeley, A Dinner Engagement, RCM), Second Bridesmaid (Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro, RCM), Despina (Mozart, Cosi fan tutte, Ryedale Festival Opera), Serpetta (Mozart, La finta Giardiniera, Ryedale Festival Opera) and for RCM Opera Scenes: Tina (Dove, Flight); Blanche (Poulenc, Dialogues des Carmelites); Fortuna (Monteverdi, L'incoronazione de Poppea); Musetta (Puccini, La boheme) and Melisande (Debussy, Pelleas et Melisande).
In addition to her studies, Jessica has worked as a soloist for the Gabrieli Consort and Players, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the Monteverdi Choir. Jessica's most recent concert engagements include Purcell Fairy Queen, Purcell King Arthur, Bach St John Passion, Handel Dixit Dominus, Britten The Company of Heaven, Handel Messiah, Poulenc Gloria, Mozart Requiem and Monteverdi Vespers. Upcoming professional engagements for Jessica in 2019 include Mozart's 'Great' Mass in C Minor at Guildford Cathedral and Brahms' Requiem at the Berlin Philharmonie.