Grace Maria Wain
Grace Maria Wain
Upcoming engagements include:
21st - 27th May - Grimgerde Die Walküre (Wagner) with Regents Opera
29th May - 6th June - 2nd Norn (Cover) Götterdämmerung (Wagner) with Longborough Festival Opera
18th June - Semifinal La Grand Prix de La Voix with Centre D’Art Lyrique de la Méditerranée - Cagnes-sur-Mer
25th June - Flower Maiden Parsifal (Wagner) with New Palace Opera
22nd - 23rd July - 2nd Maid Elektra (Strauss) with Regents Opera
27th October - 4th November- La Zia Principessa Suor Angelica (Puccini) with Wexford Festival
Grace graduated with an MA in Opera Performance from The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where she studied with Suzanne Murphy. She also has a First Class BMus (Hons) degree from RWCMD.
She is currently studying privately with Patricia MacMahon and is a Samling Artist.
Grace’s role highlights include: Cercatrice 1 and Sorella Infermiera (Cover) Suor Angelica (Puccini) with Scottish Opera, 1st Lady The Spectre Knight (Cellier) with Wexford Festival Opera, Melissa La liberazione di Ruggiero (Caccini) with Longborough Festival Opera, Giulia The Gondoliers (Gilbert and Sullivan), Hippolyta (Cover) A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Britten), Dorabella (Cover) Così fan tutte (Mozart), Zweite Dame Die Zauberflöte (Mozart), Glaša (Cover) Katya Kabanova (Janaček), Dryade (Cover) Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss) all with Scottish Opera, 1st Lady in The Spectre Knight (Cellier) with Wexford Festival Opera, Prince Charmant Cendrillon (Massenet) with Fife Opera, Zweite Dame/Zweite Knabe Die Zauberflöte (Mozart) with Escales Lyrique, La Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi (Puccini) with Les Azuriales
On the oratorio platform Grace has appeared as soloist in; Sangs from Hyme, Symphony for me Marras and Vox Clamantis (all Ben Lunn), Messiah( Händel) , Fantasia on Christmas Carols (Vaughn Williams) , Stabat Mater (Haydn) , Regina Coeli KV 267, Requiem , and Coronation Mass (all Mozart), Feel the Spirit (Rutter) and Ceremony of Carols (Britten) .
In scenes she has sung; Komponist Ariadne auf Naxos(Strauss), Charlotte Werther (Massenet), the Title Role in Cendrillon (Massenet), Idamante Idomeneo (Mozart), Meg Falstaff (Verdi), Dorabella Così fan tutte (Mozart) all with Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and Hänsel Hänsel und Gretel(Humperdinck) with Opera’r Ddraig.
Grace qualified for International Vocal Competition in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (2022), a finalist in International Concours de Chant Lyrique de Béziers a qualifier for The Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition (2019), a finalist in the Ljuba Welitsch International Vocal Competition (2017), as well as in Les Azuriales competition (2016), semi-finalist in The Mozart Competition 2013, a finalist in The Thelma King Award (2013 and 2014), and she was chosen to compete in the Kathleen Ferrier Bursary Award in 2009.
She has taken part in masterclasses with; John Fulljames (International Vocal Competition’s-Hertogenbosch), Malcolm Martineau at Crear Space to Create with the generous support of a Dewar Award, Dame Felicity Palmer (Cardiff Singer of the World Masterclass), Susan Bullock, John Fisher, Anne Mason, Elin Manahan Thomas, Rebecca Evans, Teresa Cahill, Janice Chapman and Simon Lepper.