Soprano Anna Leese graduated from the Royal College of Music Benjamin Britten
Opera course in London, winning the coveted Queen Elizabeth Rose Bowl. In 2004
she was the winner of the Royal Overseas League Vocal competition.
Numerous operatic roles include Ilia in Mozart's Idomeneo with the Auckland Opera
Studio, Juliette in Gounod's Roméo et Juliette with the British Youth Opera, and Tamiri in Mozart's Il Re Pastore at the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House (where
she made her debut aged 24).