Sara Stowe

Soprano & Harpsichord
Sara won a Scholarship to study piano and harpsichord at the Royal College of Music where she won the Continuo and Raymond Russell Harpsichord prizes. She won a British Council Bursary to study singing in Italy and has since followed parallel careers as soprano and harpsichordist.

Her concert work includes early and new music at major venues: Wigmore Hall, South Bank Centre, York Early Music Festival, Oxford Contemporary Music Festival and at venues throughout Europe, South America and North Africa. She has worked with Academy of Ancient Music, New London Consort, Luciano Berio, Emma Kirkby, Sirinu and the Royal Shakespeare Company.

The concert is part of a tour of new music for harpsichord part-funded by the R.V.W. Trust. Recent performances include new Italian music for soprano, for the Oxford Italian Association and concerts at the King’s Lynn Festival and English Music Festival with the group Sirinu. This year sees the release of two recordings of contemporary music for Métier Music on which she is singing and playing – Ogloudoglou – Vocal Masterpieces of the Experimental Generation and works for early and unusual instruments by Howard Skempton The man Hurdy-gurdy and me. She is Associate Lecturer at Bath Spa University.