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WNO Associate Artists

WNO Associate Artist programme is the ideal opportunity for recent graduates who have specialised in any strand of performance or vocal studies and are looking to develop their performance skills and career within an opera company. 

WNO is grateful for the generous support of the Shirley & Rolf Olsen Bursary, Sheila and Richards Brooks Bursary, Anthony Evans Scholarship, The WNO E.L. Schafer Bursary, Bateman Family Charitable Trust, Kirby Laing Foundation, WNO Sir John Moores Award, Thriplow Charitable Trust, Joseph Strong Frazer Trust, Idlewild Trust, Stanley Picker Trust, Garrick Charitable Trust, Fidelio Charitable Trust, Chris Ball Bursary, and The Parry Family Bursary towards our WNO Associate Artist Scheme.

World-renowned Welsh soprano Rebecca Evans is the programme’s Ambassador.

Meet our current Associate Artists