Born in Wakefield, Sarah Redgwick graduated with first class honours from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and completed her studies on the postgraduate Opera Course. The winner of the GSMD Gold Medal for singers, she was a Samling Artist, and has received awards from The Countess of Munster Trust, the Madeleine Finden Trust, the Sybil Tutton Trust and the Wingate Foundation.
In the current season Sarah returns to Opera North to understudy the role of Mrs Maurrant in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene.
Highlights in recent season include Mrs Morrell Silver Birch for Garsington Opera; Countess Almaviva in Dementia Friendly performances of Le nozze di Figaro for Scottish Opera; and concerts with the Manchester Camerata and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Operatic engagements include Violetta La traviata, Anna Intermezzo, Giannetta L’elisir d’amore, Pousette Manon, Mimì La bohème, Adele Die Fledermaus and Actor A Night at the Chinese Opera (all for Scottish Opera); Donna Elvira Don Giovanni (English National Opera); Marzelline Fidelio (Opera Holland Park, Oxford Philomusica, Scottish Opera); Nella Gianni Schicchi, Zerlina Don Giovanni; Susanna Le nozze di Figaro, Berta Il barbiere di Siviglia and Brigitta Iolanta (all for Opera Holland Park); Mrs Maurrant Street Scene (The Opera Group - Théâtre du Châtelet and Gran Teatre del Liceu); Errolynn Wallen’s Cautionary Tales (Latitude Festival); Frasquita Carmen and Zerlina Don Giovanni (Mid Wales Opera); Donna Elvira in Gazzaniga’s Don Giovanni (Bampton Classical Opera); Sidonie Armide (Buxton Festival); Despina Così fan tutte (Clonter Opera); Clorinda La Cenerentola (Welsh National Opera); Violetta La traviata (Opéra de Baugé); the Mahagonny Songspiel (BBC Kurt Weill Festival at the Barbican); and Second Playmate Der Zwerg (Opera North).