Biography

Marcia Bellamy

Photograph © Pete Jones

Marcia's vocal expertise ranges across opera, music theatre, and sacred music. She has sung throughout Europe and North America, learning her craft as a soloist at the Deutsche Oper Berlin before embarking on a freelance career.

She toured as Clare in the RedBlonde Productions In & Out of Love, 2011–14, and is currently touring as the Conférencier in the new operetta sensation, Bouffe! 2015 saw a reprise of her Suzuki in the acclaimed David Freeman production of Madam Butterfly at the Royal Albert Hall, which she sang in the première and all five revivals.

In 2013 she became Associate Lecturer in German for the BMus Vocal Performance Programme at University of Chichester where she enjoys 1-to-1 tutoring of pupils in opera, concert, and Music Theatre repertoire. As teacher and mentor of young singers, Marcia has prepared pupils for exams at the highest level, as well as coaching audition repertoire and roles. Recently one of her long-term pupils won a choral scholarship to Trinity College Cambridge, and she coached the 2012 BBC Young Chorister of the Year. She has been an Associate Artist with Glyndebourne Opera Education, and is a sought after animateur and choral conductor. She has recently been appointed vocal tutor to the choristers of Chichester Cathedral.

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In Recital

Carmen in Neuchatel, UK & US Tours

Cosi Fan Tutte in Innsbruck

Madam Butterfly at the Albert Hall London

Deutsche Oper Berlin

Dancing Sunbeam in Rose of Persia

The Finnish Prisoner, Paddock Productions & Finnish National Opera

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