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"Excellent diction, lovely story telling.  The voice was free and glorious and round. Very promising artist." Leah-Marian Jones, Llangollen Eisteddfod 2019

LOUISA'S BIOGRAPHY

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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.

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 and was a soloist for Paul Potts' 'The Glory Of Christmas' concert at The Royal Albert Hall in 2010.

 

Also with Capital Arts, Louisa was part of the children's chorus for a number of Raymond Gubbay operas at The Royal Albert Hall -  Carmen, Tosca and La Boheme and for Joseph And His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the New London Theatre, performing alongside Darren Day and Stephen Gately.

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.  Further 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 the Royal Albert Hall, Cardiff Millennium Centre and Bournemouth International Centre. Louisa was part of the ensemble for Les Miserables In Concert: 25 Years at The 02 Arena.

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).

Following this success, Louisa was interviewed by BBC 3 Counties Radio and is featured in Hertfordshire Life Magazine (January 2021) and Opera Wire.

 

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).

Louisa’s operatic roles include Yum Yum (The Mikado) with Opera South East, 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), Cover Paquette (Candide) with Surrey Opera at The Minack Theatre, Emma Jones (Street Scene, Kurt Weill) RNCM, Jou-Jou (The Merry Widow, Lehar) RNCM.

Opera scenes include Mimi (La Boheme, Puccini) with London Cantamusica, Mignon (Mignon, Thomas) RNCM, Dorabella (Cosi Fan Tutti, Mozart) RNCM.

Louisa's upcoming operatic roles for 2022 include Constance (The Sorcerer) for Grim's Dyke Opera, Zerlina (Don Giovanni) with Surrey Opera, Phyllis (Iolanthe) for White Knight and Leila (Iolanthe) for Grim's Dyke Opera. View all upcoming performances here.

As an oratorio soloist, performances include Bach's MagnificatSt Matthew Passion and Christmas Oratorio, Purcell's Come Ye Sons Of Art, Faure's Requiem, Haydn's Creation, Vivaldi's Gloria, Mozart's Solemn Vespers, Handel's Messiah and Anthem For The Foundling Hospital and Rutter's Requiem.

 

Louisa is the Founder and Principal of LAR Performing Arts and LAR Talent Agency, with a number of clients working professionally in the West End, on Tour and for Television and Film.

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