Fiona had a most successful career as a mezzo soprano in leading roles with Houston Grand Opera, English National Opera, Welsh National Opera, Wexford Festival Opera, Chicago Opera Theatre and the Opera Company of Philadelphia. She has now made the transition to the soprano repertoire. Her portrayal of the Governess in Britten’s Turn of the Screw for Opera Northern Ireland was critically acclaimed in the British press. She was an Opera News magazine ‘Soundbites’ page featured artist recently and heralded as a soprano to watch.
Concert highlights include performances at the Hollywood Bowl, the Barbican, Lincoln Centre, the Kimmel Centre, Festival Hall Liverpool and the National Concert Hall Dublin. She recently performed in concert with Bryn Terfel at Grange Park Opera, with Alfie Boe and the RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by John Wilson, and a gala proms concert with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic conducted by Carl Davis. Oratorio work includes Verdi’s Requiem with the RTE Concert Orchestra and Handel’s Messiah with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland. Additionally Fiona has sung with many other orchestras including The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Columbus Symphony Orchestra.
Recent engagements include Madame Lidoine in Dialogues des Carmélites for Grange Park Opera, Musetta in La Boheme for Opera Project at the Longborough Festival and Viennese Gala Concerts with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. This summer Fiona will sing the Governess in Turn of the Screw for Nevill Holt Opera and reprise the role in performances in Moscow with Northern Ireland Opera.