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Biography

  • Paulina Rossi

    Paulina began singing alongside her late father Gus under the baton of the late John Potter. She has played leading roles in Carmen, The King and I, Bartered Bride, Tales of Hoffman, The Magic Flute, La Forza del destino and sung extensively in recitals and oratorio across the region. Oratorio performances include works by Handel, Bach, Vivaldi and Mozart. Paulina is a principal soprano with Opera Nova making her debut with them in 2001.

  • Ruth Lackenby-Jones

    Ruth gained a Graduate Diploma in Music from Newcastle College and then won a scholarship to attend the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama graduating with a BA in Music. Whilst at the Academy Ruth had the opportunity to sing in master-classes with Benjamin Luxon, Willard White and locally with Janice Cairns.
     
     
  • Sue Grogan

    Sue joined Opera Nova in 2004 for the chorus of Tales of Hoffmann, Magic Flute and Die Fledermaus, and performing duets and ensemble pieces in the concert series. In the 2012 For Better For Worse production she sang the Countess and Marchellina in Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, and in 2013 Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni.
     
     

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