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British soprano, Isabelle Peters, is a current English National Opera 'Harewood Artist', a former Welsh National Opera Associate Artist, and an alumna of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Royal Northern College of Music.

Isabelle is currently appearing as 'Barena' (Jenůfa) at the English National Opera, followed by 'Papagena' (The Magic Flute) later in the season. Isabelle looks forward to the role of 'Erste Dame' in Melly Still's Die Zauberflöte for Nevill Holt Festival this Summer season. 

 

Isabelle made her Royal Opera House debut in the role of ‘Sigismondo’ in Handel’s Arminio to critical acclaim: "(...)in particular, Isabelle Peters as Sigismondo bring obvious promise and secure techniques to Handel's demanding writing, with Peters particularly impressive in Act Two aria Quella fiamma" (Martin Kettle, The Guardian). Isabelle made her Opera North debut in the Autumn as Nannetta in Olivia Fuchs Falstaff  "Isabelle Peters as the young lover Nannetta, daughter of the Fords, was charming, with an impressive ability to hold pure, long-lasting high notes." (Bachtrack, Richard Wilcocks) 

 

During her time with the Welsh National Opera for the company's 2021/2022 season, Isabelle appeared in the roles of Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Jano (Jenůfa), Nadine (Migrations) and Berta (Il barbiere di Sivilglia).

Other recent roles include: 'Esmeralda' (The Bartered Bride, Garsington Opera), Kate (Yeoman of the Guard, ENO), Daughter 2 (Akhnaten, ENO) Lepida (Silla, Northern Opera Co.), Dido (Dido's Ghost, Barbican), Fiordiligi (Cosí fan tutte, Waterperry Opera), 1st Bridesmaid (The Marriage of Figaro, English National Opera), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte, Waterperry Opera), Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro, Opera Holland Park, YA), and Erste Dame (Die Zauberflöte, Garsington Opera, Opera First). 

Isabelle is a passionate concert recitalist; her most recently engagements include The Royal Opera House Crush Room together with Dylan Perez, BBC Hoddinott Hall recital with Malcolm Martineau and Oxford International Song Festival with Sholto Kynoch. Isabelle looks forwrad to joining Chineke! Orchestra at the Queen Elizabeth Hall for the UK premiere of Garcia’s Requiem. She is a 2022 Classic fm “30 Under 30 Rising Star” and finalist of both the Voice of a Black Opera and the ROSL Annual Music Competition.

 

 

 


 

 

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