Dominica Williams | Mezzo-Soprano

Mezzo-Soprano

Dominica Williams

This Season

Orfeo ed Euridice

Biography

Dominica is a mezzo-soprano from Dublin. in January, she sang the mezzo role in Opera — it’s all about like… by Brian Irvine at the launch of Irish National Opera, and she was Second Bridesmaid in Irish National Opera’s production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. As a Young Artist with Northern Ireland Opera (2016/2017), she sang the role of Dorabella in an abridged touring production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte. She previously covered the role of Second Secretary in John Adams’s Nixon in China for Wide Open Opera. She sang Second Maiden in Puccini’s Turandot with NI Opera. Dominica frequently sings in opera choruses, working with companies such as Opera Holland Park, Irish National Opera & Northern Ireland Opera.

She has a passion for contemporary music, and she was thrilled to be asked to perform four new works for mezzo-soprano, flute, viola, and harpsichord with members of Kirkos Ensemble for the Irish Composers’ Collective in November 2016. She sang in a masterclass with baritone Simon Keenlyside as part of the New Music Dublin festival in the National Concert Hall in March 2017 and she is currently covering the role of Amy in Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh’s new opera The Second Violinist, which has already enjoyed successful runs in Galway, Dublin, and London. As an oratorio and concert soloist she has sung with the Ulster Orchestra, East Cork Choral Society, Dún Laoghaire Choral Society, Dublin County Choir, University of Dublin Choral Society and AIB Choral Society.