British soprano Sarah-Jane Lewis is a Link Artist associated with the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme during the 2017/18 Season.
Lewis trained at the Royal College of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and the National Opera Studio, supported by the Nicholas John Trust and the Countess of Munster Musical Trust. She also attended the Georg Solti Accademia, where she performed for Angela Gheorghiu, Dennis O’Neill and Richard Bonynge, among others. She is a Samling Artist. Awards and competition successes include the Kathleen Ferrier Society Bursary for Young Singers, Leith Hill Award, Jackdaws Great Elm Vocal Awards, Essex Young Musician of the Year, Major Van Sommeren Prize, Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award, first prize at the Ludmilla Andrew Russian Song Competition and Hampshire Singing Competition, third prize and Art Song Prize in the Mozart Singing Competition and second prize at the Kathleen Ferrier Competition.
Lewis has performed as a soloist at the Royal Opera House, English National Opera, Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall, St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden, and the National Portrait Gallery in the UK and at the Mitsunaka Hall in Japan. She has appeared several times on BBC Radio 3 and features in Kenneth Branagh’s film The Magic Flute.