14 May 2022
Harpenden-born soprano Alison Langer is a proud GSMD alumni and recipient of an International Opera Award bursary (2017) and the Richard Agnes memorial prize.
In 2022, Alison has covered the role of 1st Niece in Britten’s Peter Grimes at the Royal Opera House. She also sang Micaëla in Opera North’s production of Carmen by Bizet and is returning to Opera Holland Park to sing the same role this summer. Later in 2022 she will sing The Countess in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro for Waterperry Opera Festival.
In 2021, Alison sang the role of Violetta for Opera Holland Park’s La Traviata by Verdi and went on to sing Adina in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore for Waterperry Opera Festival. Other roles include Rose Maurrant for Opera North's Street Scene by Weill and Oscar in Opera Holland Park’s ‘5 star’ Un Ballo in Maschera by Verdi.
In 2018 and 2019, Alison created and performed the role of Young Heidi to critical acclaim in Sondheim’s Follies at The National Theatre London, alongside Dame Felicity Lott, Dame Josephine Barstow and Imelda Staunton.
In 2019, she created and debuted a recital performance in tribute to ‘The Swedish Nightingale’ Jenny Lind. This came after filming the role of the Swedish Soprano for ITV’s Victoria (Series 3, Episode 4). Alison also made her international concert solo debut in Mozart’s C minor Mass for the Collegium Musicums in Bergen, Norway. (May 2022)