CDs by Gweneth-Ann Jeffers
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Gweneth-Ann Jeffers, Stephen De Pledge, Matthew Trusler, Daniel Pailthorpe
Messiaen - Poemes pour Mi
A music graduate of the University of Exeter and Goldsmith's College, and of the postgraduate Diploma in Vocal Training at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, Gweneth-Ann Jeffers is noted for her commanding voice and vivid personality. As well as receiving prizes including the 1999 Maggie Teyte, Ian Fleming and Sybil Tutton Awards, she represented England in the 2001 Cardiff Singer of the World Competition and was a member of the Royal Opera House Young Artist Programme.
She has been heard in an exceptionally wide range of repertoire including leading roles for Welsh National Opera (Il Trovatore), Opera Holland Park (Gioconda), Orchestre de Picardie (Ariadne auf Naxos), Basel Chamber Orchestra (Porgy and Bess) and Oper Köln (La Forza del Destino) as well as concert engagements in Britain, Europe, Australia and Japan. She has appeared regularly at the BBC Proms, at the Wigmore Hall as well as at the Aldeburgh, Cheltenham, Three Choirs, Perth, Chelsea, Henley and Edinburgh Festivals.