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Mary Bevan



Mary Bevan in action.
Mary Bevan in Le nozze di Figaro © ROH/Mark Douet, 2013

English soprano Mary Bevan made her Royal Opera House debut singing Lila (The Firework-Maker's Daughter, world premiere) in the Linbury Studio Theatre in 2013 with Mahogany Opera Group and has since sung Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro) for The Royal Opera on the main stage and Euridice (Orfeo) at the Roundhouse.

Bevan studied Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at Cambridge University and trained at the Royal Academy of Music. She sings regularly at English National Opera, where her roles have included Rebecca (Two Boys, world premiere), Yum-Yum (The Mikado), and Barbarina. Her other roles have included Galatea (Acis and Galatea) for Iford Arts, Pamina (The Magic Flute) at Garsington Opera and Kate (Yeomen of the Guard) at the BBC Proms. She regularly appears in concert, performances including the St Matthew Passion and Israel in Egypt with the Hanover Band, Les Illuminations with the English Chamber Orchestra and Rutter's Requiem at the Royal Albert Hall.

Bevan is the sister of soprano Sophie Bevan and daughter of David Bevan, Director of Music at Our Most Holy Redeemer and St Thomas More, Chelsea.


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