Joanna Foote

Joanna Foote

Susanna

Joanna Foote holds a Master’s in Music from UCLA and a Bachelors from The University of
Auckland. Career highlights include Graham Vick’s production of Death in Venice at Deutsche Oper
in Berlin, and Rose Maurrant in The Opera Group’s award-winning Street Scene production at the
London Young Vic, Paris Châtelet and Barcelona Liçeu with the BBC Concert Orchestra.

At UCLA Joanna studied with acclaimed directors Peter Kazaras and James Darrah, in roles such as
Susanna/Le Nozze di Figaro, Nannetta/Falstaff, Monica/The Medium, Belinda/Dido & Aeneas,
Polly/Threepenny Opera, and Julie Jordon/Carousel, going on to sing Najade in Ariadne auf Naxos
with the Seattle Young Artist Program. Joanna attended the Chautauqua Institution, Solti/Te
Kanawa Accademia, Academy of French Song and Opera, and Samling Academy on full
scholarships. She was a finalist in the Sydney Opera House McDonald’s Aria Competition, won the
Otago Times Aria Competition and was a finalist in the Kathleen Ferrier Award at The Wigmore
Hall. Joanna toured Europe extensively in roles such as Marie/La fille du Regiment, Susanna/Le
Nozze di Figaro, Despina/Cosi Fan Tutte, Zerlina/Don Giovanni, Adina/L’elisir d’amore, and
Nannetta/Falstaff.

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