Zandra McMaster / mezzo-soprano
Zandra McMaster studied at Trinity College of Music London and at the London Opera Centre with Frederic Cox and Audrey Langford. She received singing advice from Felix Lavilla and Renata Scotto. She sang in many of the great halls in the world, including the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Philharmonie and at the Schauspielhaus in Berlin, Auditorio Nacional and Teatro Real in Madrid, Palau in Barcelona and Valencia, Waterfront in Belfast, Liszt Academy in Budapest, Köln Philharmonie, Baden-Baden Festpielhaus, Royal Palace in Warsaw, Konserthaus in Oslo, Tonhalle in Zurich, Victoria Hall in Geneva, Konserthaus in Luzern and the Wigmore Hall and the South Bank Halls in London. She participated in opera productions throughout the world – most notably at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden with Sir Colin Davis and with the London Opera Ensemble. She has highly praised for her interpretations of “Rosina” in Rossini's Barber of Seville, "Orfeo" in Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice, “Yniold” in Debussy's Pelleas et Melisande, “Dinah” in Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti and “Alisa” in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor with Edita Gruberova.