INTRODUCING LIBERTY SPEARS
Jersey born Mezzo-Soprano, Liberty Spears, graduated in 2019 with a 2:1 Upper Division BMus Hons performance degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. In June 2013, Liberty was the winner of the Junior Jersey Eisteddfod and in 2016, competed at the Junior Kathleen Ferrier Award with pianist Ashley Beauchamp.
Opera roles include: Zingarelle/Chorus in Verdi’s La Traviata with HGO, Nutrice in Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea for Trinity Laban, Gossip in Britten’s Noyes Fludde and Bridesmaid in Weber’s Die Freischütz for Blackheath Halls Opera, Pinocchio in Jonathan Dove’s Pinocchio in opera scenes, soloist/chorus with Puzzlepiece Opera Company. Outreach project, performing Australian Opera – The Silver Donkey at The Bridgewater Hall, chorus in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial by Jury, First Witch in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, leading role in Jordan Clarke’s Tyneham: No Small Sacrifice, all at Chetham’s School of Music.
Liberty is also a regular concert soloist, recent performances include: Soloist for Schubert’s Mass in C with the Southend Bach Choir, John Rutter’s Requiem, performed with the Cantabile Ensemble, conducted by Stephen Kemp. Alto soloist in Mendelssohn’s A Midsummers Night Dream, Early Music Festival 2015 conducted by Steven Devine.