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Born Nottingham.

English mezzo-soprano.

Alexandra Cassidy studied in Glasgow at the RSAMD, in London at the National Opera Studio, and under Leo Nucci at the Solti Accademia di Bel Canto.

Roles during her time as a student in Glasgow include Second Woman (The Vanishing Bridegroom), Minskwoman (Flight), Mrs Herring, Dorabella and La Ciesca. With Scottish Opera she sang Zulma (L'italiana in Algeri). She has also worked with ENO and at the Glyndebourne and Wexford Festivals.

Roles in Scotland

Second Woman
Vanishing Bridegroom 2005
Minskwoman
Flight 2006
La Ciesca Marco's wife, aged thirty-eight
Gianni Schicchi 2007
Dorabella Fiordiligi's sister, engaged to Ferrando
Così fan tutte 2008
Siébel a student of Dr Faust, in love with Marguerite
Faust 2015

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