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Jessica Cale

"freedom of spirit with absolute vocal control"
- Opera Today

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Marcin Kopec
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Polina Pisarenko


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Ian Page, Conductor

Biography Highlights


Recent & Upcoming

St John’s Passion with Academy of Ancient Music at the Barbican Hall and with Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Swinging Sixties concert series with the Mozartists at the Wigmore Hall, Handel’s Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall and Mendelssohn’s Elijah at the Berlin Philharmonic, role debut as Fiordiligi Cosi fan Tutte with Saffron Opera Group. In 2021 Jessica gave her final performance at the Royal College of Music in the title role of Rodelinda.  


Other Engagements

Flaminia Il mondo della luna, Susan A Dinner Engagement, Second Bridesmaid Le nozze di Figaro for Royal College of Music International Opera Studio, Despina Cosi fan tutte and Serpetta The Garden of Disguises for Ryedale Festival Opera, Dido Dido and Aeneas, Blanche Dialogues des Carmelites, Tina Flight; Fortuna L’incoronazione de Poppea, Musetta La Boheme, Melisande Pelleas et Melisande for RCM Opera Scenes.  



The 2020 First Prize winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Awards and Audience prize winner at the London Handel Festival International Singing Competition.



Jessica Cale
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Susanna's Aria - Le Nozze di Figaro

Final of the Kathleen Ferrier Awards, filmed at the Henry Wood Hall, London

Susanna's Aria - Le Nozze di Figaro

Final of the Kathleen Ferrier Awards, filmed at the Henry Wood Hall, London


Reviews & Press


2020 Kathleen Ferrier Award

Cale traversed the text lightly and briskly; after a wonderfully shaped diminuendo combining freedom of spirit with absolute vocal control, as the self-satisfied lover reflected on his numerous amours, the piano postlude was fittingly wild. 

The strength, expanse, nuance and discernment which Cale demonstrated were nowhere more communicative and touching than in the beautifully floating high notes...  

Cale’s precision and focus were impressive, while the high-octane aria that followed was notable for the use of ornament for expressive, rather than purely virtuosic, effect...

- Claire Seymour , Opera Today

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