Stephanie Waldron is a British-Filipino Soprano currently studying on the MA Advanced Opera Performance course with the David Seligman Opera School at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, under the tutelage of Anne Mason. She recently graduated with an MMus in Music Performance (Voice) from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and previously graduated with a BMus Hons in Music from King’s College London.
In June 2019, Stephanie covered the role of Kitty in the Welsh National Opera production of Jake Heggie’s Dead Man Walking, conducted by Karen Kamensek, and performed the role of the Nurse and as part of the chorus. Past operatic performances include the role of A in a premiere of the new opera Cross the Door by Hardy, Pallotto and Radomska for the Atmospheres Festival at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. She also covered the role of Emmie in the David Seligman Opera School production of Albert Herring. She looks forward to performing the role of Amy in Mark Adamo’s Little Women this summer with RWCMD, conducted by James Southall and directed by Matthew Eberhardt.
Opera excerpt performances include the roles of Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel), Lucia (The Rape of Lucretia), Despina (Cosi Fan Tutte), Susanna (Le nozze di figaro), Frasquita (Carmen), Ilia (Idomeneo) and Zdenka (Arabella) with RWCMD.
Stephanie also enjoys oratorio, recital and masterclass performances. Recent engagements include performing as a soloist in Schubert’s Mass in G with the Brecon Singers and Vaughan Williams’ Sea Symphony with Benson Choral Society. She has also performed in masterclasses with international singers such as Aylish Tynan, Donald Maxwell, Susanne Murphy and Claudia Visca.
Stephanie is a Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama scholarship holder and is generously supported by the Clive and Sylvia Richards Charity and private donors.