Faith Sherman

Faith Sherman

Vocalists — Mezzo-Soprano

“Their poise is matched by Richard Stokes’s translation, by Roderick Williams, Joan Rogers and Faith Sherman (a sensational European debut) in the three roles, and by the orchestra and chorus under Edward Gardner...” —Andrew Clark, Financial Times

“The American mezzo-soprano Faith Sherman makes a striking debut as the Pilgrim…” —Rupert Christiansen, The Telegraph

“Faith Sherman's portrayal of the Pilgrim seemed to be the hit of the night. She certainly brought character to the assumption, colourful in her interactions with the others, and affecting at the end, and of all three characters she made the most of Saariaho’s wonderful sleights of hand between arioso and speech at the ends and beginnings of some lines.” —Stephen Graham, Musical Criticism


Acclaimed by the New York Times as a “luminous mezzo-soprano,” Faith Sherman has enjoyed successes on both operatic and concert stages and recently participated in Plácido Domingo’s Operalia Competition 2012 in Beijing, China.

Ms. Sherman made “a sensational European debut” (Financial Times) at the English National Opera in Kaijia Saariaho’s L’amour de loin as the Pilgrim to rave reviews from the international press. She returns to the UK this season as Smeton in a new production of Anna Bolena at the Welsh National Opera. She was recently seen as Sister . . .

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