Grace Lovelass is an operatic mezzo-soprano whose roles include Adalgisa (Norma), Nancy (Martha), Marthe Schwerdtlein (Faust) and Tisbe (La Cenerentola). After a season with Opéra de Baugé in France where she was awarded the Gil-Rodriguez scholarship, Grace has been creating her one-woman show Disgraceful! (due spring/summer 2023) with support from the Sanctuary scheme at Lighthouse – Poole’s Centre for the Arts. As a concert soloist, Grace 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. She has appeared with Brighton Theatre in fringe productions Exit the Queen and Cocky & the Tardigrades. Grace studied opera at the Associated Studios and has a degree in Classics from King’s College London. She is an illustrator, dancer, yogi and triathlete, completing her first Ironman in France in 2021. Grace’s radio show Grace Notes broadcasts on Purbeck Coast FM and is available on Spotify. She also documents her Ironman adventures in Trioomph – the podcast and is frequently booked as a public speaker, talking about her life as a singer and athlete.