Soprano Rebecca van den Berg graduated with distinction from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama Opera Course, where she was awarded the Susan Longfield Prize and the Tracey Chadwell Memorial Award. She is proud to be a Britten Pears/ENOA Young Artist, a Chilcott Scholar, a New European Opera Young Artist and a Wingate Scholarship holder. Rebecca studies with Lillian Watson and Janice Chapman.
Rebecca’s operatic roles for Glyndebourne include Daphne (La descente d’Orphee) Siren (Rinaldo), Norina (Don Pasquale, cover) Despina (Cosi, cover). For ENO Soprano 1 (soloist)(Jakob Lenz), Kristina (The Makropulos Case, cover) Creusa (Medea, cover) Livia (Caligula, cover). For Midwales Opera: Miss Wordsworth (Albert Herring), Iford Arts: Nanetta (Falstaff), Windsor Festival: Rowan (Little Sweep), Opera East: Ann Trulove (Rake’s Progress), Barbarina (Le Nozze di Figaro), WNO 1st,2nd,3rd girl (Anon, cover) Ryedale Festival Opera: Drusilla (Coronation of Poppea) and at GSMD Fanny (La cambiale di matrimonio), Amine (La rencontre imprevue) and The nice Caroline (The king goes forth to France).
Rebecca has performed recitals in the Paxos, Edinburgh, Ryedale and Oxford Lieder Festivals, at Snape Maltings, St James’s Piccadilly, St Martins in the Field and the National Portrait Gallery. Concert performances include Mahler 4 (Linbury Theatre ROH) Cantata 202(Bach) at the Iford Festival and Knoxville Summer of 1915 (Barber)with Orchestra West. She has travelled far and wide as an oratorio soloist notably performing The Creation in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean with the Faroese Symphony Orchestra!