Rosemary Galton

Rosemary began her musical training as a violinist, before taking up place as choral scholar at Clare College, Cambridge. After graduating with a degree in mathematicsin 2002, Rosemary pursued her post-graduate musical studies at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and the Morley College Opera School. Rosemary continues to learn privately with Mhairi Lawson.

Recent solo performances include Rameau’s Castor e Pollux, Purcell’s King Arthur and The Fairy Queen, Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solonelle, and Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater. On the opera stage Rosemary has appeared as Ilia in Idomeneo, Foreign Woman in Menotti’s The Consul (Morley Opera scenes), Anne in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Hero & Climene in Cavalli’s L’Egisto (scenes, Zezere Arts Festival, Portugal), Daphne in Peri’s Euridice (GSMD), Dido in Dido and Aeneas (Iris Theatre), and Zerlina in Don Giovanni (Camden Chamber Orchestra).

Equally at home as a soloist and consort singer, Rosemary regularly performs with many ensembles including Tenebrae, the Huelgas Ensemble, Chamber Choir Ireland, The Hanover Band, Britten Sinfonia Voices and The Platinum Consort. Rosemary is the soprano soloist with early music group Poeticall Musicke, performing a wide range of repertoire from Caccini to Handel.