New Zealander Madison Nonoa is a recent graduate of the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama Opera Programme where she studied under the tutelage of Yvonne Kenny, AM. Since moving to the UK in 2017, Madison has performed numerous operatic roles including Susanna from Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Despina in Cosi fan tutte, Tytania in Britten’s Midsummer Night’s Dream and Giulietta in Bellini’s I Capuleti e I Montecchi; most recently Madison has featured as a soprano soloist in Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust for Glyndebourne Festival Opera. In August 2019 she made her operatic debut with the company as First Siren in Handel’s Rinaldo; Madison went on to cover the role of Almirena for the Glyndebourne Tour production of Rinaldo. She acknowledges the ongoing support of the Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Dame Malvina Major Foundations. Madison is a Samling Artist, a 2020/21 Jerwood Young Artist for Glyndebourne Festival Opera and a Britten-Pears Young Artist for the Aldeburgh Festival where she performed alongside Malcolm Martineau and Sir Simon Keenlyside.