Rebecca Afonwy-Jones - mezzo sopranoBorn in Mid Wales, mezzo-soprano Rebecca Afonwy-Jones studied at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama & The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) where she was awarded the Independent Opera Scholarship, The WCOM Allcard Award, The MBF Sybil Tutton Award and became a Samling Scholar. She continues to study privately with John Evans in London.

Highlights of 2013/14 included her debut at The Royal Opera, Covent Garden in Moses und Aron, her company & role debut as Countess Geschwitz in Berg’s Lulu for Welsh National Opera, Verdi’s Requiem at St David’s Cathedral Festival with Daniel Cook and performing Ravel’s Shéhérazade for The Sinfonia of Leeds with Anthony Kraus.

She returns to Welsh National Opera this season as an Associate Artist, singing the roles of Anna Kennedy in Maria Stuarda, Sara Duchess of Nottingham in Roberto Devereux (cover), Flora in La Traviata, 4th Naked Virgin/Sick Woman in Moses und Aron and Fenena in Nabucco (cover).