Janice Watson


Janice Watson is one of the worlds major sopranos,  renowned for the beauty of her sound.   A flautist originally,  she began taking singing seriously at the instigation of tenor Phillip Langridge,  and studied with Johanna Peters and Renata Scotto.   At the age of 23 she won the Kathleen Ferrier Award and the Royal Overseas League.  She is also a Grammy winner with 2 further nominations to her name.   

Janice has performed in most of the major Opera Houses of the world with many of the world’s leading conductors,  and has been a regular guest with both English National Opera and Welsh National Opera.   She has sung many times at the Royal Albert Hall Proms and the Edinburgh Festival.    

Janice first made her name singing Mozart and Britten,  but with the maturing and broadening of her voice is now equally at home singing Verdi,  Richard Strauss, Janacek and Wagner. 

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