British Soprano - Stephanie Hershaw has recently returned to the UK after completing a contract with the German opera company.
Stephanie is a Master’s graduate with First Class Honours from the Royal College of Music, London. During her studies at the RCM, Stephanie was generously supported by the Midori Nishiura scholarship.
During the 22/23 season, Stephanie made role debuts as Zerlina/Don Giovanni, Romilda/Xerxes, Marie/Frau Luna, Zwangsarbeiterin/Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk and Kate Pinkerton/Madame Butterfly. As well as this, Stephanie made her debut with West Green House Opera as Suzanne in Offenbach’s Robinson Crusoe.
During the 21/22 season, Stephanie sang the roles of Celia/Silla with the Northern Opera Group, Marie/Frau Luna, Najade/Ariadne auf Naxos, Flora/The Turn of the Screw, Barbarina/Le Nozze di Figaro and Carlotta/Bär – a new work based on the music of Cavalli’s La Calisto – with the Landestheater Detmold.
Stephanie was recently awarded a Theaterpreis for her time working at the Landestheater Detmold over the past two seasons. As well as this, a Stephanie has been invited to take part in the Neue Stimmen: Masterclass Series 2023/24 which will be taking place later this year.
Before completing her training at the Royal College of Music, Stephanie studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and the Hochschule für Musik und Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.
Stephanie was a Leeds Lieder Young Artist 2019 and a Countess of Munster Recital Artist 2019-20 and 2020-21. Stephanie has sung Amore/L’Egisto with Hampstead Garden Opera, Papagena/The Magic Flute with Waterperry Opera Festival, Virtue/The Choice of Hercules with Benslow Music and Laurett/Gianni Schicchi with St Paul’s Opera.
18 November 2023