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A Big discovery
La Pupura de la Rosa (Sheffield Telegraph)
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Penelope Manser Penelope Manser
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Penelope Manser managed to play the role of the entire chorus so effectively that you'd never notice anything missing
L'elisir d'amore (The Daily Express)
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Penelope Manser sang and Pie Jesu with steady control, and her clear voice rang out in the higher ranges as well as reaching us all in the piano sections
Faure Requiem” (Haverhill Echo)
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Opera Signer Penelope Manser Despina Opera Singer Penelope Manser Despina
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As Despina the maid, Penelope Manser is as mad as a box of frogs which is absolutely brilliant to watch
Cosi fan Tutte (West End Wilma)
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Opera Singer Penelope Manser Gianetta Opera Singer Penelope Manser Gianetta
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Penelope Manser plays Giannetta the waitress with the skill of a silver-service professional
L'elisir d'amore (The Lady)
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Penelope Manser as the maid Despina…manages a number of hilarious comic turns
Cosi fan Tutte (Paul in London)
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Soprano

After completing her Masters in vocal performance at Sheffield University in association with Opera North, Penelope moved to London to pursue her vocal studies. She was awarded the Lilian Baylis Scholarship to continue her training with English National Opera where she performed at the Royal Opera House, Clore Studio.

Since her training, Penelope has been in high demand as soloist, and tours regularly both nationally and internationally with her solo performance engagements.

Opera companies she has worked with recently have included Pop Up Opera, Handmade Opera and Opera Rustica. She is a regular recitalist and oratorio soloist, in and around London. Her festival work often takes her further afield to Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and Sheffield.

Organisations she has worked with include; BBC Singers, Saffron Walden Music Association, Haverhill Choral Society, Oxford and Cambridge Music Club, London Conducting Masterclasses and the Maldon Festival. Her prizes have included the Julian Payne Scholarship, finalist for the Patricia Routledge Competition (AESS) and the David Clover Prize for English Song. For any further information, please use the contacts page.