Grace Lovelass is an operatic mezzo-soprano whose roles include Adalgisa (Norma), Nancy (Martha), Marthe Schwerdtlein (Faust), Olga (Eugene Onegin) and Tisbe (La Cenerentola). After a summer season with Opéra de Baugé in France and a run as Nancy in Flotow’s Martha with Heber Opera, Grace has been creating her one-woman show Disgraceful! with support from the Sanctuary scheme at Lighthouse – Poole’s Centre for the Arts. As a concert soloist, Grace recently premiered the role of Mary Magdalene in a new Passion setting under the baton of David Ogden and the City of Bristol Choir. During lockdown, she joined the cast for the Virtual Opera Project and London Philharmonic Orchestra‘s award-winning production of L’Enfant et les Sortilèges. Grace has performed under the direction of Pamela Howard OBE in a celebration of Bernstein in Chichester and singspiel scenario The Ballad of the Cosmo Café. Grace studied opera at the Associated Studios and has a degree in Classics from King’s College London. She is also an artist, illustrator, dancer, yogi and triathlete, completing her first Ironman last summer in Vichy, France.

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