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South African soprano.

Sally Silver's operatic career has been concentrated on European houses, with a repertoire that splits between the bel canto school and modern work. In France she has worked with the opera companies at Nantes, Metz (including Marguerite in Les Huguenots) and Rennes. She has also worked in Berlin, Copenhagen and Amsterdam. The Duchess in Cover Her Face (Adès) is a role she has sung in Nantes, Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Berlin.

She made her British debut in 2007, singing Lucia with Scottish Opera, returning for I puritani and Orlando. More recently she visited Scotland in the Music Theatre Wales revival of Greek.

Recordings include the title role in Lurline (Wallace) and Ariadne in The Bride of Dionysus (Tovey). She has also recorded songs by Balfe and Wallace.

Roles in Scotland

Lucia Lucy Ashton, Henry's Sister
Lucia di Lammermoor 2007
Elvira daughter of Lord Walton
Puritani 2009
Angelica Queen of Cathay
Orlando 2011
Mum Waitress 2; Sphinx 1
Greek 2011

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