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Eryl Royle



Welsh soprano Eryl Royle is a member of the Royal Opera Chorus, which she joined in 1986. Her solo roles for The Royal Opera have included Page (Lohengrin), Cretan Woman (Idomeneo), Bridesmaid (Le nozze di Figaro), Barena and Solo Voice (Jenůfa), Orphan (Der Rosenkavalier), Woodpecker (The Cunning Little Vixen), Serving Maid (Die Frau ohne Schatten) and Sister Osmina (Suor Angelica).

Royle was born in Llanfyllin and studied with Sylvia Jacobs at the Royal Northern College of Music. She went on to join Scottish Opera Chorus, where she also sang roles including Esmeralda (The Bartered Bride), Orphan, Bridesmaid and Mary Beaton (the premiere of Thea Musgrave’s Mary, Queen of Scots). She has sung in concert throughout Wales.

For the Royal Opera House’s Learning and Participation department Royle has sung extracts from Tosca. Other engagements include Brünnhilde in the surviving fragment of Siegfrieds Tod in a Wagner Rarities concert at the Royal Opera House.