Australian soprano Miranda Keys made her Royal Opera debut in the 2016/17 Season as Marianne and Noble Widow (Der Rosenkavalier). He returns in the 2017/18 Season to sing Female Convict (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk).
Keys studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the Royal College of Music, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the National Opera Studio. She began her career in the chorus of Glyndebourne Festival and in 2007 was a finalist in BBC Cardiff Singer of the World. Her opera engagements include Elisabeth (Tannhäuser) for Teatro Comunale di Bologna and in Reggio Emilia and Trieste, Leonore (Fidelio) for Teatro Regio, Turin, Witch and Mother (Hänsel und Gretel), Lady Macbeth (Macbeth) and Leonore for Scottish Opera, Odabella (Attila) for Lyric Opera, Dublin, Prima Donna/Ariadne (Ariadne auf Naxos) for Salzburg Landestheater and Leipzig Opera, Overseer (Elektra) for Paris Opéra, the BBC Proms and in Bari, Third Norn (Götterdämmerung) for Nationale Reisopera, Marianne for Glyndebourne Festival and the BBC Proms and Miss Jessel (The Turn of the Screw), Lady Billows (Albert Herring) and Mother for Glyndebourne on Tour.
Keys has sung in concert and recital throughout Australia and internationally, and in such London venues as the Barbican Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, St John’s Smith Square and St Martin-in-the-Fields.