Franco-British mezzo-soprano Noémie Johns began singing during her studies at the University of Cambridge where she was awarded the Lucy Cavendish College prize for contribution to the arts.

She was a finalist in the Stuart Cameron French Song Prize, the Edward Brooks English song prize and the Birmingham Choral Society Oratorio Prize and has been invited to participate in masterclasses with artists such as Yvette Bonner and James Black.

Noémie has worked with conductors Paul Wingfield, Stephen Barlow, Peter Crockford, John Moore, Anthony Kraus and Ashley Beauchamp as well as directors Rebecca Meltzer, Daisy Evans, Eleanor Burke and Anne Williams-King.

Recent engagements include, Cendrillon (title role, Massenet), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro/ Mozart) with Wedmore Opera, Zerlina (Don Giovanni/ Mozart) at the Festival Lyrique d’Excideuil in France and a tour of Mozart’s Così fan tutte (Dorabella) with the North Wales Opera Studio (NWOS). Noémie has also performed the roles of Giannetta (Elisir d’Amore/ Donizetti) at the Chateau d’Excideuil France, Flora (La Traviata/ Verdi) Festival Lyrique Excideuil France, Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly/ Puccini) with NWOS and La Marchande de Légumes (Mesdames de la Halle/Offenbach) at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (RBC). Noémie has also worked on the roles of Dido (Dido and Aeneas, Purcell), Dinah (Trouble in Tahiti/ Bernstein), Bradamante (Alcina/ Handel) and Gertrude (Louise/ Charpentier) in RBC’s opera scenes.

Noémie performs recitals across the UK and France regularly. She is currently studying for an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (RBC) under the tutelage of Yvonne Sandison and is generously supported by the RBC scholarship scheme.

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