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Beth Taylor is in her final year of Postgraduate study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, under the tutelage of Iain Paton. Beth has excelled during her time at the RCS as a first prize-winner of several competitions and representing the RCS on numerous occasions on the international platform. She was awarded the Florence Veitch Ibler Prize for Excellence in 2016
Her operatic roles include Costanza (L’Isola Disabitata, Haydn), Aninna/Flora (La Traviata, Verdi), the Fox (Cunning Little Vixen, Janacek) and Olga (Eugene Onegin, Tchaikovsky). She will be making her international debut with Opera National de Lyon as the Queen in Respighi’s La Bella Dormente nel Bosco in early 2018 and performing the roles of Arnalta in Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea at Longborough Festival Opera and Rosmira in Handel’s Partenope at Iford Arts Festival in summer 2018 . Beth performs regularly with some of the country’s leading ensembles including the Kellie Consort, Sestina, Dunedin Consort and the Philharmonia Chorus. Beth also works in her hometown of Glasgow as a music and creative facilitator at Paragon Music, mentoring individuals with Additional Support Needs.
Beth has been fortunate enough to participate in masterclasses with renowned international artists Dame Sarah Connolly, Susan Graham, Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Emma Kirkby and Jennifer Larmore. She is grateful to all charities including Hep Musicians UK and the South Square Trust for their continuing support towards her professional development.