Mehreen Shah
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Mehreen is an accomplished soprano, with over fifteen years of performing experience in opera and classical song, musical theatre, and on the concert and recital platform.
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Mehreen graduated with a 2:1 BA (Hons) in Music from Bath Spa University in 2011, gaining the highest mark in her year for her final Recital, which included the Poulenc song cycle Fiancailles pour rire. She studied voice with tenor Henry Moss, and participated in masterclasses with soprano Isobel Buchanan. While at university, she performed as a soloist in many venues, including Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music - conducted by Jason Thornton - at Bath Guildhall and Assembly Rooms, Michael Tippett’s A Child of Our Time at Bath Abbey, Vivaldi's Magnificat at the Rondo Theatre, and Thomas Arne’s Cantata The Morning at the Roman Bath Pump Rooms.
 
In 2010 she made her operatic debut as Zerlina in Don Giovanni at the Mission Theatre in Bath, and in 2011 played Lauretta in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi at the Michael Tippett Centre. Mehreen has performed in numerous venues including Wells Cathedral, Highcliffe Castle, The Turner Sims Concert Hall, Wiltshire Music Centre and at Iford Manor, where she performed two Dowland solos accompanied on the lute by Early Music specialist Dr Matthew Spring.
 
In 2013 she participated in choral services at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, where she performed the treble solo in Vaughan Williams’ Motet O Taste and See. In March 2015 she sang with the Central Band of the Royal Air Force at Milford-on-Sea, where she performed songs from World War Two, as well as songs from 'The Last Night of the Proms'. In 2016 Mehreen played the role of Yum-Yum in The Mikado​ with Bournemouth G&S Operatic Society, with performances at The Royal Hall in Harrogate at the International G&S Festival, and at The Lighthouse in Poole. She returned in 2017 to play Gianetta in ​The Gondoliers​. More recent performances include Rusalka​ with Harrow Opera.  Mehreen is currently studying with internationally renowned soprano Olivia Whelan.

 
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