Charlie is generously supported by Helen Blumer.
Lincoln-born soprano Charlie Drummond read English Literature at King’s College London, and is a graduate of the Alexander Gibson Opera Studio at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she studied with Clare Shearer. She now studies with dramatic soprano Rachel Nicholls. Charlie has been the recipient of a number of prestigious awards, including the Help Musicians UK Tutton Award, an Independent Opera Voice Scholarship, the Musicians’ Company Silver Medal and the Bruce Millar Gulliver Prize. She is also a Samling Young Artist. Operatic roles include Donna Anna Don Giovanni (BYO), Rosalinde Die Fledermaus, Fiordiligi Così fan tutte, La Contessa Le nozze di Figaro, and Mrs Julian Owen Wingrave (AGOS), Sofia in Rossini’s Il Signor Bruschino, Eleonora in Salieri’s Prima la musica e poi le parole. She also premiered the role of Serena Farage in The Secretary Turned CEO (Lucid Arts), and performed in the world premiere of Simoon by Erik Chisholm (Music Co-OPERAtive Scotland). Her concert repertoire includes Tippet’s A Child of Our Time (Glasgow Cathedral), Vaughan-Williams’ Sea Symphony at the Beijing Concert Hall, Brahms’ Requiem at the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall (Peking Sinfonietta), Beethoven’s Missa solemnis (Orchestra of Scottish Opera at Glasgow City Halls), Beethoven’s Choral Fantasia (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at Glasgow City Halls), Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms at the Usher Hall (Sao Paolo Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marin Alsop). Charlie is also supported by the Sybil Tutton Awards and the Wavendon Foundation.