Elizabeth has just recorded an edition of Radio 3’s Saturday Classics, to be broadcast on Saturday 13th September at 2pm. It’s an eclectic mix of tunes that have influenced her in her musical life along with a few tall stories. Tune in!
Elizabeth is delighted to be singing at The Last Night of the Proms this year on 13th September. She will be singing in Strauss’ cantata about the Battle of Hastings “Taillefer”. Elizabeth will be wearing a top designer dress that will be auctioned on ebay after in aid of Streetwise Opera. Watch this space for more details…
“Inside Opera: Becoming Zerlina – From first rehearsal to stage” featuring Elizabeth Watts is now available from Covent Garden Royal Opera House.
“Watts turns Batti, batti into a song of seduction, claiming the entire audience as her conquest.”
Andrew Clark, Financial Times
“Elizabeth Watts’s Zerlina was exquisitely sung, elevating the character into a passionate, sexually aware creature who has clearly outgrown her provincial past.”
Ashutosh Khandekar, Opera Now
“Best of all was Elizabeth Watts’ Zerlina – perhaps the most purely captivating aspect of an invigorating if uneven evening.”
Rupert Christiansen, Daily Telegraph
“Holten is lucky with his cast…Elizabeth Watts’ perky Zerlina… ”
George Hall, The Stage
– Andrew Clark, Financial Times
“[She] immediately makes plain why she is one of today’s most talked about young sopranos. Her beautiful, honey-toned voice, perfect intonation and innate understanding of this repertoire make this a stand-out CD.” – Stephen Pritchard, The Observer.