Gemma Summerfield (soprano) studied at the Royal College of Music’s International Opera School, having graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a First Class Honours degree and gained a Masters in Performance at the RCM. In 2019, Gemma was awarded First Prize in the Concorso Lirico Internazionale de Portofino. Her previous awards have included First Prize and the Loveday Song Prize at the 2015 Kathleen Ferrier Awards, The Cuthbert Smith Prize in the Lies Askonas Competition 2014, The Governors’ Recital Prize for Voice 2013, The Norma Grieg Prize for French Song 2013 and the Jean Highgate Scholarship for Singing 2011. Her opera roles have included Pamina (The Magic Flute) for the Scottish Opera, Paula Jordan (Dinner at Eight) for Wexford Festival Opera, Erste Dame (Die Zauberflöte) at the RCM and Annina (La traviata) for the Rye Arts Festival. With The Mozartists, she has performed in Jommelli’s Il Vologeso.

Previous events with The Mozartists:

Mozart: Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots, K. 35 (The First Commandment)
21/22 Mar 2017 – St John’s, Smith Square
1767 – A Retrospective
Tuesday 17 Jan, 2017 – Wigmore Hall
Il Vologeso
28 Apr, 2016 – Cadogan Hall

Recordings with The Mozartists:

Il Vologeso
2016 – Signum Classics