Sophie Levi soprano
Sophie's time at NOS is generously supported by the Lionel Anthony Charitable Trust, The Mario Lanza Educational Foundation and Christopher Ball.
Sophie Levi is a British soprano from Leeds. She read Music at the University of Birmingham before graduating with an MA in Opera Studies from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in July 2016. Having previously studied with John Evans and Leah-Marian Jones, she is currently training with Kathryn Harries. In spring 2015, Sophie made her debut with Welsh National Opera as 2nd boy in Dominic Cooke’s production of The Magic Flute, performing at the Wales Millennium Centre and various locations on tour throughout the UK. In the summer of 2016, she joined WNO again in the extra chorus of Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci. Recent principal roles have included Susanna Le Nozze di Figaro, Clorinda La Cenerentola, Vixen The Cunning Little Vixen and Adina L’elisir d’amore. In September, Sophie covered the role of Mrs Julian in British Youth Opera’s production of Owen Wingrave. In October 2014, Sophie made her first foray into directing, staging a production of Britten’s The Turn of the Screw in the Dora Stoutzker Hall at the RWCMD.
Sophie’s studies have been generously supported by Help Musicians UK Sybil Tutton Awards, a Leverhulme scholarship, Jenkin-Philips awards, the Philippa Seligman Award for Excellence and the Valetta Iacoppi Opera Prize.