French soprano Emilie Cavallo began her singing studies at the Conservatoire de Toulon 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. Recently she sang Mélisande in Pelléas and Mélisande 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.
Emilie had the chance to work on her lieder repertoire with Udo Reinemann and Richard Stokes, her oratorio repertoire with Jean-Michel Fumas, and her operatic repertoire with Christopher Purves, Magali Damonte, Jonathan Papp, Jennifer Dakin, Ingrid Surgenor, Nuccia Focile, Susan Bullock and Dame Felicity Lott.