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.