Preston born soprano, Helen Latham graduated from Birmingham Conservatoire with a Post Graduate distinction in performance, under the tutelage of Anne Dawson and then continued her studies with Jane Irwin.
Upcoming Roles include Adele in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus for Bolton Choral Union, Vivaldi’s Gloria/Bach Magnificat for Darlington Choral Society, and the Bach Cantatas Project for ADM Productions.
Roles have included; Fox Cub (Cunning Little Vixen) Birmingham Conservatoire opera, Gretel (Hansel and Gretel) and Micaela (Carmen) for North Star Opera, Miss Jessel (Turn of the Screw), Anne Truelove (The Rake’s Progress) and Mimi (La Boheme) for the Birmingham Conservatoire Opera Scenes. Helen also sang the the role of Micaela in Opera74’s production of Carmen, and the role of Gretel in Outreach Opera’s debut production of Hansel and Gretel.
Other performances have included Zerlina (Don Giovanni) for Opera Seria, for which the company won an Buxton Fringe Festival award and First Boy in Preston Opera’s production of The Magic Flute. Helen also performed as part of The Octagon Theatre’s Reveal Festival in Bolton, bringing pop-up opera events to the town centre.
Helen’s community based work began with Welsh National Opera Max, where she sang the role of Nurse Notes at Wrexam Maelor Hospital, for their ‘Singing Doctor’s project, and had the pleasure of working with expectant mothers, helping them to write lullabies for their unborn children for the Blooming Voices project.
Helen continues her community based work, as choral director of Hoghton In Harmony and as a founding member of Outreach Opera.