British soprano Charlotte Shaw is a first class honours graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and a ‘Rising Star of the Enlightenment’ for the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
Charlotte Shaw is a regular soloist for English National Opera and Glyndebourne Festival Opera and has also sung for Glyndebourne Jerwood Artists, Garsington Festival, Brighton Festival, London Handel Festival and Barber Opera. Her operatic repertoire includes Tytania A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Lucia THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA, Title role SEMELE, Serpetta LA FINTA GIARDINIERA, Michal SAUL, Title role BERENICE, Zerlina DON GIOVANNI, Barbarina LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Belinda DIDO AND AENEAS, Mabel PIRATES OF PENZANCE, Une Pastourelle L’ENFANT ET LES SORTILÈGES, Priestess HIPPOLYTE ET ARICIE, Eve FAIRY QUEEN, Armilla in Porpora’s L’AGRIPPINA, Énone and Proserpine LA DESCENTE D’ORPHÉE AUX ENFERS, Teresa in Julian Philips THE YELLOW SOFA, Miss Schlesen in Philip Glass’ SATYAGRAHA and Shadow Marnie in the world premiere of Nico Muhly’s MARNIE.
Concert performances include Haydn’s CREATION, MISSA SANCTI NICOLAI, NELSON MASS and HARMONIEMESSE, Mozarts’ REQUIEM, EXSULTATE JUBILATE and SOLEMNES DE CONFESSORE, Handel’s MESSIAH, ISRAEL IN EGYPT, and SAUL, Bach’s B MINOR MASS and CHRISTMAS ORATORIO, Villa Lobos’ BACHIANAS BRASILIERAS, Vivaldi’s NULLA IN MUNDO PAX SINCERA, Mahler’s FOURTH SYMPHONY, Strauss’ VIER LETZTE LIEDER in venues including Queen Elizabeth Hall, Cadogan Hall, Kings Place and Snape Maltings and on tours of Europe and Asia with Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Gabrieli Consort and London Chamber Arts Orchestra.
Past engagements include Glass’ AKHNATEN for ENO, Handel's SUSANNA, Bach’s ST MATTHEW PASSION, a music outreach project with La Folia at Salisbury Cathedral, a solo concert tour of Asia for the OAE and a staged Bach ST JOHN PASSION for Sir Simon Rattle and Peter Sellers.
Upcoming engagements include Bach B Minor Mass, the Great Hall, St Bart's Hospital and King Arthur at Worcester Cathedral for the Three Choirs Festival, both with the Gabrieli Consort.