Isabelle Atkinson

Young lyric coloratura soprano based in London. Trained at the Royal College of Music and Royal Academy of Music.

by Lillian Liu


Isabelle Atkinson, soprano, is a Josephine Baker Trust artist. She completed her BMus(hons) as a scholar at the RCM, and then earned a Distinction in her MA at the RAM where she also received a DipRAM for “an outstanding final recital”.

Isabelle’s accomplishments include winning the undergraduate English song award at the RCM, and the title of ‘Best Singer’ in the Rotary Young Musician competition. 

Her operatic roles include Pamina The Magic Flute, Almirena Rinaldo, Valencienne The Merry Widow, Galatea Acis and Galatea, Frau Fluth Die lustigen Weibe von Windsor, Zerlina Don Giovanni, Miles Turn of the Screw, Barbarina The Marriage of Figaro, and Belinda Dido and Aeneas. She has worked with the RAO, RCMIOS, Grange Park Opera, Winterbourne Opera and Hurn Court Opera. Her solo work in oratorio includes Mozart’s C Minor Mass and Requiem, Haydn’s Nelson Mass, Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s St Matthew Passion and Cantatas, and Schubert’s Mass in G. She continues to work internationally in opera, oratorio, and recital as well giving masterclasses to young aspiring singers. 

by Christopher Middleton