Joanna Harries mezzo sopranoYoung British mezzo-soprano Joanna Harries is a versatile and dynamic performer of opera, oratorio, song and Lieder, with a particular affinity for baroque and contemporary music.

Highlights of 2017/18 include soloist in Handel’s Messiah at Lincoln Cathedral and Bach’s Easter Oratorio at the Bach Festival Świdnica in Poland, a concert performance of Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel with Scottish Opera, and the premiere of the new opera Fever Pitch, based on the classic book by Nick Hornby. Joanna is also one of the six 2017/18 Handel House Talent artists, under the guidance of Laurence Cummings.

Previous performances include DIDO/Dido and Aeneas at Dartington International Summer School & Festival, soloist in Macmillan’s Seven Last Words From The Cross with the BBC Philharmonic & Huddersfield Choral Society at Harrogate Royal Hall, and a new welsh-language opera Gair ar Gnawd for Welsh National Opera.

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