Charlotte Trepess

Soprano, Samling Artist Programme: 2017

I’ve never had such an enriching, supportive and exciting artistic experience, and feel incredibly lucky to have been a part of it.


Photo: Charlotte Trepess at Samling Artist Programme Masterclass, March 2017. Photo credit: Mark Pinder

Charlotte Trepess is in her third year of postgraduate study at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) studying with Sarah Rhodes, having gained a Distinction in her Masters. She is supported by the Mona McGlone Award, and is a recipient of the Dame Eva Turner Scholarship. Charlotte is the 2016 winner of the Frederic Cox Award Competition, and was a recent finalist in both the MOCSA and Dunraven Young Welsh Singer of the Year competitions.

Operatic roles include the title role in Handel’s Semele, Gretel in Silk Opera’s Hansel and Gretel, and Emmie in Opera North’s 2013 production of Albert Herring. At the RNCM she has performed Despina in Così fan tutte and Gabrielle in La Vie parisienne. She has also worked with Athole Still Opera, Nevill Holt Opera and Longborough Festival Opera. Last year Charlotte performed as soloist with the BBC Philharmonic in a performance of Macmillan’s Seven Last Words on the Cross and she appeared on a recent recording of film music by William Alwyn, released by Chandos Records.

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