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Erin Gwyn Rossington - Mezzo-soprano

Biography

Welsh mezzo-soprano Erin Gwyn Rossington is currently on her final year at the Royal Northern College of Music under the tuition of Peter Alexander Wilson. Her studies continue next year, having accepted a Scholarship offer on the Master of Music course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. She was very happy to have won the Lieder Prize at the David Clover Singers Platform in January and is pleased to be a finalist in The Elizabeth Harwood Memorial Prize which takes place on the 26th of February at the RNCM.

Erin has performed on renowned stages including the Royal Albert Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Royal Festival Hall, and Queen’s Theatre – London. She was part of Llangollen International Eisteddfod’s production of Sweeney Todd with Bryn Terfel and Leah Marion-Jones. She has also performed Tippet’s Child of our Time with Sarah Connelly and Sally Mathews at the Royal Albert Hall. Erin was thrilled to perform the role of Madame Thernardier in the Urdd’s Welsh production of Les Miserable in the Millennium Centre, Cardiff in October 2015.

Winner of the under 19 female solo of the Urdd Eisteddfod in 2014, she was also awarded the Violet Mary Lewis Memorial scholarship for the most promising voice at the National Eisteddfod of Wales in 2017. She is thankful to be a recipient of the Gethin Rhys Memorial Scholarship 2015. Her career has extended internationally, singing in Brussels in 2012 and in Argentina in 2013 and 2015 as a soloist, including at the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral.

Erin enjoyed recording the soundtrack for Welsh National Youth Opera’s new project ‘Hedd Wyn’ written by Stephen McNeff alongside WNO Orchestra. Since 2017, she has been a part of the RNCM Songsters and has sang in masterclasses with Ian Partridge and looks forward to recording a selection of Sullivan Songs with David Owen Norris.

Her opera roles include; Mrs Grose Turn of the Screw, Rosalinda Die Fledermaus and cover - Sprite Cendrillion. She looks forward to performing in the RNCM’s Spring Opera, The Pilgrims Progress as Pickthank and covering Shining One.

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submission February 2019