British mezzo soprano Kezia Bienek moved to London from Gloucestershire aged 16 to attend The Brit School. She then went on to study as a scholar at both the Guildhall School with Laura Sarti, and Wales International Academy of Voice with Dennis O’Neill as a soprano. She is now in her final term at Royal College of Music International Opera School, under the tutelage of Dinah Harris. She recently made her house début with Wexford Festival Opera (La Frugola/Il Tabarro and Giannetta/Don Bucefalo), further recent roles include Concepcion L’heure Espagnole, Tauride Arianna in Creta, Doralice La Gazzetta, and Ottavia (cover) L’incoronazione di Poppea, for ETO. She sang Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder with Orchestra of St.John’s, is a double award winner of the International Opera Awards Foundation Bursary (2013/2014), and a Help Musicians UK Sybil Tutton Award winner 2014.
Kezia was chosen to work with Sir Richard Bonynge and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa at the Solti Te Kanawa Academia di Bel Canto 2010, and was a finalist in both the Les Azuriales competition 2013, and Stuart Burrows International Voice Award 2011. In 2014 she sang in a masterclass with Brigitte Fassbaender at the Wigmore Hall, and has worked with other renowned singers such as Sir Thomas Allen, Sarah Connolly, Ildebrando D’Arcangelo, Rebecca Evans, Nelly Miriciou, Sarah Walker, Susan Bullock, Della Jones, and Graham Clark. (please contact for updated biography).
Kezia is represented by Helen Sykes Artists’ Management www.helensykesartists.co.uk