Bray soprano Sarah Power studied at the TU Dublin Conservatoire and the Guildhall and National Opera Studio in London before moving to Glasgow to work for Scottish Opera as an Emerging Artist. She has been awarded many prizes, including the RDS €10,000 Bursary, the London Bach Singers Prize and second prize in the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Competition at the Wigmore Hall in London.
Sarah performed the role of Euridice in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice for Irish National Opera in 2018 and 2019. Other recent engagements include outdoor ‘pop-up’ performances for Scottish Opera, the world premiere of Raymond Deane’s Vagabones for Opera Collective Ireland, Porgy & Bess with the Leeds Philharmonic Chorus and Haydn’s Creation with The Really Big Chorus in Athens.
Sarah has appeared in productions for Welsh National Opera, Buxton Opera Festival and Wexford Festival Opera and made her debut for Scottish Opera in the title role of Handel’s Rodelinda. She has been involved in the premiere of many works, including Hazel: Made in Belfast at the Carnegie Hall, New York, Mary Gordon with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and Janice Kerbel’s Turner Prize-nominated work ‘DOUG’ at the Tramway in Glasgow.
Future engagements include Handel’s Messiah with the Irish Baroque Orchestra & Chamber Choir Ireland broadcast live from the National Concert Hall, Haydn’s Creation with the Bristol Bach Choir, Rossini’s Stabat Mater with the Harrogate Choral Society and Berlioz’s Les Nuits d’Étés with the Airedale Symphony Orchestra.