French soprano Emilie Cavallo began her vocal studies at the Conservatoire de Toulon with Chantal Arnaud followed by a Bachelor in Music from the University of Aix en Provence. In 2017 she graduated with a Master of Arts (Distinction) from the prestigious Royal Academy of Music in London under the tutelage of Jennifer Dakin and Jonathan Papp.
In November 2016, she won the Very Highly Commended Prize at the Isabel Jay Competition. The following year she gained a place at the Royal Academy Opera where she studied with Nuccia Focile and Ingrid Surgenor. Roles with RAO include Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Micaëla in Carmen, Iris in Semele and Brigitta in Iolanta.
Roles on stage also include Agathe in Véronique by Messager with the Troupe Lyrique Méditerranéenne, Atala in Vent du Soir by Offenbach with L’Opéra au Village, Blanche in Les Mousquetaires au Couvent at the Opéra de Toulon and Clizia in Teseo at the London Handel Festival. She also sang Mélisande in Pelléas and Mélisande and Elle in La Voix Humaine with Opera on the Move at the Playground Theatre in London.
On the concert platform, Emilie has performed in many concerts across Europe including the soprano solo in Schubert’s oratorio Mirjam's Siegesgesang at the Opéra de Toulon, Mozart’s concert aria Bella mia fiamma at the Opéra de Toulon, La flûte enchantée from Shéhérazade and L’air de Lia from L’enfant prodigue in Budapest’s Vigadó Hall with the Zugló Philharmonic Orchestra and many concerts of French music including at the London’s Italian Cultural Institute.
Photo: Marc de Pierrefeu Studio