".... A delightfully vivacious Rosina, her very presence lighting up the stage." The Oxford Times
".... Helen Évora is a constant delight: sprightly, bespectacled, imperturbable." Opera magazine
"Fine supporting performances come from Helen Évora's balletic Annina...". Bachtrack
Recently for Opera North: Second Lady The Magic Flute in a new production directed by James Brining, and conducted by Robert Howarth; cover Kate/Lilli Vanessi Kiss me, Kate! and Silviane in a revival of the Giles Havergal production of Lehár's The Merry Widow; Mezzo Soloist in Rossini's Stabat Mater in Ilkley; and A Celebration of Richard Rodgers at the Presteigne Festival. Justine in Orpheus in the Record Shop by Testament Homecut. A co-production by Opera North & Leeds Playhouse with live performances in Autumn 2020, the show has gone on to be filmed for BBC4, airing in April 2021.
Helen's other performances include Annina Der Rosenkavalier Opera North in a revival of David McVicar's award-winning production; Little Red Riding Hood Into the Woods in Opera North's new highly-acclaimed co-production with the West Yorkshire Playhouse; cover Dinah in Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti Opera North; Rosina The Barber of Seville for The Merry Opera Company, Heritage Opera, and also highlights for London Festival Opera; Flora La Traviata and Prince Orlofsky Die Fledermaus for Focus Opera at Chiswick House; and Mercédès in NCO's production of Carmen at the Minack Theatre.
Helen Évora won full Scholarships throughout her vocal training in London. She attained her First Class BMus (Hons) at Trinity College of Music, and went on to attain her MMus at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, followed by the GSMD Opera Course. About Helen