Raphaela Mangan | Mezzo-Soprano

Mezzo-Soprano

Raphaela Mangan

This Season

The Magic Flute

Biography

Raphaela has trained as a mezzo soprano, obtaining a First Class Honours Degree from the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Dublin, and a Post Graduate Distinction from the Flanders Opera Studio, Belgium.

She has performed across the UK and Europe, in roles including Bradamante in Handel’s Alcina, Ottavia in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea, Marcellina in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Geneviève in Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande, Idamante in Mozart’s Idomeneo, Glasha and Varvara in Janáček’s Katya Kabanová, Buttercup in Gilbert & Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore, Euridice in Haydn’s L’anima del filosofo, Olga in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and Mrs Lovett in Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd.

At home her performances include the title role in Bizet’s Carmen, Cherubino in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Orfeo in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, Tessa in Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Gondoliers, Bianca in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia and Penelope in Monteverdi’s The Return of Ulysses.

She performs regularly in concert and oratorio and has appeared with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, the Irish Baroque Orchestra and leading choral societies in Ireland and the UK.