Bronwen Stephens

Mezzo-Soprano

  photo credit: Onur Pinur :   www.onurpinar.com

photo credit: Onur Pinur : www.onurpinar.com

Biography

Bronwen began her vocal studies at Pembroke School, in Australia, and was a member of its acclaimed Girls' Choir and the Adelaide Youth Choir. Following a career in the corporate world, Bronwen returned to intensive vocal studies under Neil Baker in 2014, having completed the Morley College Opera Course in 2012. She graduated with a Diploma in Opera from the 2015/16 Associated Studios Opera & Performing Arts Course. For a number of years she was a member of the London Philharmonic Choir and Voce Chamber Choir, performing in London and on tour in Europe & Australasia.

In 2015 Bronwen made her operatic title role debut as ‘Carmen’ in London with Secret Opera and also premièred ‘Madre Germont’ in the company’s all female production of Verdi’s La traviata“The Trousered Traviata” - with performances in London and on tour in the South East of England, including at the Brighton Fringe. Other roles include: ‘Mercedes’ in Carmen for the New London Opera Players; ‘Bianca’ in La Rondine and most recently Orlofsky’ in Die Fledermaus for Opera Integra and‘Lola’ in Cavalleria Rusticana for Opera Passione

Bronwen is also a Director of the successful Rogue Opera brand, which provides private and corporate clients with recitals, cabaret-style shows and pop up ‘street performances’. She has performed at the Australian Embassy, around north London for the Jewish Association of Cultural Societies (JACS) network and, most recently, at the V&A Museum.

Recent engagements include the Opéra de Baugé 2017 summer festival in France, the role of 'Valetto' with Skull of Yorick Productions for the Thessaloniki Opera Festival and Bronwen’s debut as Suzuki in Puccini's Madama Butterfly, again with Skull of Yorick Productions, in September.

Key Upcoming performances

Upcoming engagements include the title role in Bizet's Carmen at the Wandsworth Arts Fringe in May 2018, and a number of public and private recitals around London. For a full list of upcoming performances please click here or here, for past performances

Choral experience

London Philharmonic Choir (2002 – 2009) & Voce Chamber Choir (2009 - 2010)