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.
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).