"Excellent diction, lovely story telling. The voice was free and glorious and round. Very promising artist." Leah-Marian Jones, Llangollen Eisteddfod 2019
Louisa Alice-Rose is a highly versatile soprano and actress. She has been performing on the professional stage since her West End debut at aged 8 in Les Miserables at The Palace Theatre. At aged 9, Louisa played the role of ‘Tilly’ in the World Première performance of The Bear by Howard Blake at The Barbican Centre and Birmingham Symphony Hall.
Louisa studied with vocal coach Elizabeth Harley from the age of 6. She trained at Sylvia Young Theatre School, Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, Glyndebourne Youth Opera and the Royal Northern College of Music, graduating with First Class Honours in Vocal Studies and Opera.
As a child and teenager, Louisa performed in a number of Raymond Gubbay opera's at The Royal Albert Hall - Carmen, Tosca and La Boheme. Louisa was part of the children's chorus in Joseph And His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the New London Theatre from 2003-2005, performing alongside Darren Day and Stephen Gately. Louisa was also a soloist for Paul Potts' 'The Glory Of Christmas' concert at The Royal Albert Hall in 2010 and was in the children's chorus for Les Miserables In Concert: 25 Years at The 02 Arena.
Louisa was a member of Capital Arts Children's Choir (Kathleen Shanks) from the age of 9 to 16. With the choir, Louisa performed recitals at Chequers for Cherie Blair and on tour in France at Chartres Cathedral and Disneyland Paris. Louisa also performed at The 02 Arena with 'SPIRIT' for the Voice In A Million Concert.
In 2019 Louisa was one of the final 6 singers (and the only singer representing England) at the Llangollen Eisteddfod Pendine International Voice of the Future.
Louisa recently collaborated with composer Lyndon Samuel to record and release three new songs, 'You Are Not Alone,' 'The Cold of Winter' and 'Ave Maria'. The first two were top of the iTunes Classical Charts (Nov 2020 and Feb 2021) and Ave Maria was Number 3 (Dec 2020).
Other recordings include Louisa’s debut album ‘Summer Rose’ (released April 2020), ‘Soul Of A Child’ (released December 2019) and ‘Little Prayers Of Love’ (recorded when Louisa was just 9 years old). Most recently Louisa was seen on BBC Songs of Praise performing alongside Jamie Lonsdale and Mary-Jess.
Louisa’s operatic roles include Kate (The Pirates of Penzance) with Kentish Opera and Grim's Dyke Opera (at W. S Gilbert's House), Berta (The Barber Of Seville, Rossini) with Surrey Opera, Sara (Tobias and the Angel, Jonathan Dove), Mimi (La Boheme, Puccini) excerpts with London Cantamusica, Emma Jones (Street Scene, Kurt Weill) RNCM, Jou-Jou (The Merry Widow, Lehar) RNCM, Mignon (Mignon, Thomas) RNCM Excerpts, Dorabella (Cosi Fan Tutti, Mozart) RNCM Excerpts.
Other career highlights include a nomination for a Classic BRIT Award in 2018, solo recitals at Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle and solo performances at 10 Downing Street, the Royal Albert Hall, Cardiff Millennium Centre and Bournemouth International Centre.
Louisa is owner and principal of LAR Performing Arts, with a number of children working professionally in the West End, on Tour and for Television and Film. www.larperformingarts.co.uk
Upcoming roles include Kate (Pirates of Penzance) for Grims's Dyke Opera, Yum Yum (The Mikado) for Opera South East and Cover Zerlina (Don Giovanni) with Surrey Opera.