Gweneth Ann Rand trained at the University of Exeter, Goldsmith's College and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. During her training she received the Maggie Teyte, Ian Fleming and Sybil Tutton Awards. She was a Vilar Young Artist at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and in 2001 represented England at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.
Highlights in recent seasons include the title role in Aida for English National Opera and Opera Holland Park; acclaimed performances of 4.48 Psychosis for the Royal Opera House at the Lyric Hammersmith; Sibelius Luonnotar for the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Stefan Asbury; Crazy for Gershwin for Raymond Gubbay at the Royal Festival Hall; and Porgy and Bess with Sir Willard White and the Bath Philharmonia.
Operatic engagements include Aida (Theater Bremen, Oper Kiel, Finnish National Opera, Macedonian Opera, Opera Poznań and Oldenburgisches Staatstheater); Senta Der fliegende Holländer(for London Lyric Opera atLondon's Barbican Hall); Leonora La forza del destino (Oper Köln and Chelsea Opera Group); Leonora Il trovatore(Welsh National Opera); Amelia in Un ballo in maschera & Margherita/Helena in Boito’s Mefistofele (Theater Erfurt); Tosca (Teatro Nacional de São Carlos); Gutrune Götterdämmerung (BBC Proms under Donald Runnicles); the title roles inLa Gioconda and La Wally,and Santuzza Cavalleria Rusticana (all for Opera Holland Park); various roles in the premiere production of Under Milk Wood: an Opera by John Metcalf (Taliesin Art Centre); Bess Porgy and Bess (Basel Chamber Orchestra and Macedonian Philharmonic); Ariadne Ariadne auf Naxos (Orchestre de Picardie); and appearances at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in Elektra, Daphne and The Cunning Little Vixen.