The recipient of numerous
awards and scholarships, lyric soprano Verity Wingate graduated with
distinction in her Masters in Performance from the Guildhall School of Music
& Drama in 2017, where she studied with Janice Chapman. She was the recipient
of the Paul Hamburger Prize for Schubert song and a scholar for both the
Samling and Mendelssohn Foundations.
Her engagements have included
solo recitals at the Barbican, LSO St Luke’s, and the Gewandhaus in Leipzig
alongside the celebrated tenor Peter Schreier. She is a member of the Prince
Consort, with whom she has appeared at the Wigmore Hall, Bath and Harrogate
Festivals. She appeared live on Classic FM from Wigmore Hall with a recital of
love songs for Valentine’s Day. As a concert and oratorio soloist, her
engagements have included the world premiere of ‘The King’s Revels’ by Judith
Bingham, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio
and B minor Mass, Handel’s Jephtha, Mozart’s C minor Mass and Requiem,
the Brahms Requiem and Mahler’s 4th
Symphony and Janacek’s The Diary of One
Who Disappeared, including at the Aldeburgh Festival, St. John’s Smith
Square, St. Martin-in-the- Fields, Bath Abbey and Wells Cathedral.
Verity’s recent engagements have included a recital
on love at the Wigmore Hall; understudying the role of Pamina as an Alvarez
Artist at Garsington Opera 2018; and a recital at Hertfordshire Festival of
Music with the pianist and composer, Stephen Hough.