British mezzo-soprano Gaynor Keeble made her Royal Opera debut in 2008 as Third Lady (Die Zauberflöte) and has since returned to sing Antonia’s Mother (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Annina (La traviata) and Third Lady (Die Zauberflöte) for The Royal Opera. In the 2018/19 Season she sings Annina for the Company.
Keeble studied at the University of Warwick and the Royal Academy of Music, where she was a Countess of Munster scholar. She has performed with companies throughout Europe, engagements include Berta (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Marcellina (Le nozze di Figaro), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Councillor’s Wife (Osud), Ragonde (Le Comte Ory), Flora and Annina (La traviata) for Welsh National Opera, Marcellina (Le nozze di Figaro), Dame Hannah (Ruddigore), Mother/Witch (Hansel and Gretel), Hippolyta (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Gertrude (Roméo et Juliette) for Opera North, Katisha (The Mikado) for English National Opera and Carl Rosa Opera, the Marquise de Berkenfeld (La Fille du régiment) in Switzerland and Nice, Auntie (Peter Grimes) for Aldeburgh Festival, and Florence Pike (Albert Herring) with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
On the concert platform she has collaborated with orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia, London Mozart Players, and the Northern Sinfonia.