Soraya Mafi

Soraya Mafi

Soraya Mafi is a graduate of the Royal College of Music. She is the winner of the 2016 Susan Chilcott Award – an award from the Susan Chilcott Scholarship to support a ‘major young artist with the potential to make an international impact’.

A Harewood Artist at the English National Opera, her roles for the company have so far included Tytania A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mabel The Pirates of Penzance, Karolka Jenůfa and Papagena The Magic Flute.

Elsewhere she has sung Nannetta Falstaff  for Garsington Opera, Cleopatra Giulio Cesare for English Touring Opera, Aminta Il re pastore at the Chatelet Theatre in Paris, Johanna Sweeney Todd for Welsh National Opera, Suor Genoveva Suor Angelica for Opera North and Constance Dialogues des Carmélites and First Niece Peter Grimes for Grange Park Opera.

Highlights in the 2018/19 season include her U.S. debut as Flora The Turn of the Screw for Seattle Opera; Cintia in Giovanni Legrenzi’s La Divisione del Mondo for the Opéra national du Rhin and the Opera National de Lorraine and Gretel Hänsel und Gretel for Grange Park Opera.