Emily Kirby-Ashmore



Emily Kirby-Ashmore - Soprano

Emily Kirby-Ashmore is based in Buckinghamshire and London, and is currently studying singing at the Royal Academy of Music. She holds many academic and performance qualifications, and performs regularly on stage and in concert in operas, oratiorios and musical theatre. In work as a soloist with choirs, her repertoire includes the Requiems of Mozart, Faure, Durufle and Rutter, Mozartís Mass in C minor and Exsultate Jubilate, Handel's Messiah, Haydn's Nelson Mass, Bachís Christmas Oratorio and Finzi's Dies Natalis. Most recently she has performed as soloist with Fiori Musicali in Vivaldi's Gloria and Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, and Bach's St. Matthew Passion with The Rodolfus Choir and The Southbank Sinfonia at The Cadogan Hall as part of a documentary for Channel 4.

For Signum Records she has made recordings with The Rodolfus Choir of the Monteverdi Vespers and the music of Herbert Howells, and is featured as a soloist and part of the choir on Katherine Jenkins' album 'Rejoice'. She has also made numerous broadcasts for BBC Radios 3 and 4 of evensongs and choral music. Her operatic roles include Pamina (The Magic Flute), Susanna and Countess (The Marriage of Figaro), Belinda (Dido and Aeneas), Dandini (La Cenerentola) and 2nd Spirit (The Magic Flute). In musical theatre she has played Eliza (My Fair Lady), Cosette (Les Miserables), Mabel (The Pirates of Penzance) and Miss Dorothy (Thoroughly Modern Millie).

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