Helen Field

Field-Helen-150x150Helen Field remains one of the most versatile and distinguished artists of her generation. Her most recent roles include Marcellina LE NOZZE DI FIGARO at La Monnaie and the title role in SALOME for Welsh National Opera. Other highlights include Countess DIE SOLDATEN in David Poutney’s acclaimed production for the Ruhr Triennale (a role she repeats this autumn in Bochum and later this season for the Lincoln Center Festival New York); Kostelnicka JENUFA in Osnabrück; and Denise in Michael Tippett THE KNOT GARDEN on tour in the UK.

Her diverse international appearances have included the role of the Governess in Britten THE TURN OF THE SCREW in Cologne, Dresden, Montpellier, Amsterdam, Schwetzingen and Barcelona; Gilda RIGOLETTO at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York; Cio-Cio San MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Deutsche Oper Berlin; AspasiaMITRIDATE at Monte Carlo, Desdemona OTELLO in Brussels; and stunning interpretations of JENUFA in Liege, Düsseldorf and Toronto.

Born in North Wales, Helen Field studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester and the Royal College of Music, London. Her many awards have included the Dame Eva Turner Prize for Opera, the Royal Society of Arts Scholarship and the Young Welsh singers Competition. She made her debut as a BBC young recitalist at the Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room and Brangwyn Hall, and her operatic debut came at Welsh National Opera, where her repertoire has included Gilda, Marenka, Vixen, Jenufa and Katerina THE GREEK PASSION. She made her ENO debut as Gilda, going on to appear as Jennifer MIDSUMMER MARRIAGE, Pamina, Nedda, Violetta, Donna Anna, Marguerite, Duchess of Parma, and in 2003, the role of Aunt Lydia THE HANDMAID’S TALE. For Scottish Opera she sang the roles of Vixen, Katya, James McMillan INES DE CASTRO (world premiere) and the title role in SALOME.

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