Biography Opera Singer in Yorkshire
Opera /Classical Singer Sharon Selman is based in North Yorkshire in Horton in Ribblesdale in the UK
Opera / Classical Singer Sharon Selman studied with the International Concert and Opera Singer Jenny Hill, who studied with the Spanish Coloratura Soprano Elvira di Hidalgo ,who taught MARIA CALLAS.
Sharon's vocal coach is the conductor and pianist Phillip Thomas.
She also studied with the conductor Peter Gellhorn
Sharon Selman was a past member of The BBC Symphony Chorus including performing at the prestigous BBC Promenade Concerts ,Recordings and World Premieres.
As a member of the BBC Symphony Chorus Opera Singer Sharon Selman gained vital performance experience working with the BBC Symphony Orchestra,Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,Berliner Philharmonica,Vienna Philharmonica and many distguished conductors to include Claudio Abbado,Andrew Davies,Lorin Maazel,Sir John Pritchard,Sejeii Ozawa.Opera Singer Sharon Selman was also able to hear many great singers to include Dame Janet Baker,Faye Robinson,Jesseye Norman,Felicity Lott,Sarah Walker,Robert Tear,David Rendell and Dietrich Fischer Dieskau.
Sharon Selman also met many great living composers to include Sir Michael Tippet,Penderecski and Olvier Messiaen.
Sharon appeared as a chrous member in the world premiere of The Mask of Time by Sir Michael Tippett and Polish Requiem by Penderecski and Transfiguration of Saint Francis of Assisi by Olivier Messiaen
Sharon succrssfully completed a tour of the west coast of America,Hawaii and Vancouver with The National Youth Choir of Great Britain .
Sharon gained vital experience by performing small roles and Chorus with British Youth Opera,Richmond Opera,AAC presents Opera For All.
Tour of England,Wales singing Mercedes with Opera School Wales.
Madame Goldentrill in The Impressario by Mozart in Scotland
Sharon has performed solo recitals at Burgh House and for The Maria Callas International Society. Charity Gala Evenings at the Lansdowne Club,Opera Recital for Friends of Columbia Social Aid at Dunsborough Park. Guest artist at the Royal Star & Garter Home in Richmond.
Sharon was a regional finalist in the Dame Kiri ti Kanawa Radio 4 Competition
Sharon Selman has appeared as solo guest artists at The Clore Studio at the Royal Opera House and at the Elgar Room at The Royal Albert Hall .
Sharon recently over the summer covered the role of Tosca ,which was directed by Dame Josephine Bairstow and conducted by Phillip Thomas and the role of Desdemona in Otello conducted by Robin Stapleton as part of the Dorset International Opera Festival organised by Roderick Kennedy and Dorset Opera.
.Sharon has appeared as solo guest artist at The Fishmongers Hall ,London for a charity gala reception for St Agnes Benevolent Fund for King Edward VII Hospital in London which was attended by HRH the Duke of Kent