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Dore Abbey
21 – 27 July 2019
Dore Abbey is located in west Herefordshire in the beautiful Golden Valley, just a short distance from the Welsh border. Dating from 1147 it is a former Cistercian abbey that would once have rivalled many cathedrals for size. [More…]

Abbey Dore Week, 21 – 27 July 2019
Biographies

Abigail Broughton – Soprano

British soprano, Abigail Broughton, is a versatile performer, equally at home on the stage or in the recital room.

Abigail recently made her BBC Proms debut at the Royal Albert Hall, under the baton of Sir Mark Elder and with the Opera Rara Chorus. In summer 2017, Abigail will make her professional chorus debut with Longborough’s Festival Opera, in its production of Beethoven’s Fidelio.

She was part of the Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata series, in collaboration with Masaaki Suzuki and The Juilliard School, on a tour of concerts in Boston, New York, Leipzig and London. On the concert platform she has performed at venues including Holywell Music Room, Kings Place and St John’s Smith Square.

Abigail has performed scenes as the title role in Handel’s Alcina; Blondchen in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail; Vitige in Handel’s Flavio; Rose in Delibes’ Lakme and Ilia in Mozart’s Idomeneo, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni and Tisbe from Rossini’s Cenerentola, in both the UK and Italy.

Abigail recently graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with a distinction in MA Performance where she was awarded the Elizabeth Spater memorial award and also holds a 1st class BMus Honours degree and LRAM qualification.