Aoife Miskelly | Soprano


Aoife Miskelly


Northern Irish soprano Aoife Miskelly studied as a Sickle Foundation Scholar on the Opera Masters degree course at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and graduated in 2012 with the Regency Award. During her studies, she was a Kathleen Ferrier Awards finalist, won a BBC Northern Ireland Young Artists Platform Award, and was a Samling Scholar, Internationale Meistersinger Akademie Young Artist and Britten-Pears Young Artist. She was the winner of the Hampshire National Singing Competition and the Bernadette Greevy Bursary, and finalist in both the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition and the 2015 Wigmore Hall Song Competition. Recent and future engagements include role debuts as Duchess/Bottle in Will Todd’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Vixen Sharpears in Janáček’s The Cunning little Vixen, and Clorinda in Rossini’s La Cenerentola for Welsh National Opera, Claire de Loone in Bernstein’s On the Town in Tokyo and Hyogo, Cherubino in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro for Irish National Opera, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro for Nevill Holt Opera, concert performances with the Philharmonia of Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, soloist with RIAS Kammerchor, Mozart’s Requiem with the Ulster Orchestra, and engagements in Vienna and Bratislava. Aoife is a keen oratorio singer, with a repertoire including Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, St John and St Matthew Passions, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen and Magnificat, Beethoven’s Mass in C, Carissimi’s Jephte, Handel’s Messiah, Dixit Dominus, Laudate pueri Dominum, and Saul, Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Exsultate, jubilate, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Poulenc’s Gloria, Stravinsky’s Mass, Varèse’s Nocturnal and Vivaldi’s Gloria.

January 2022