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Martha Jones studied at the Royal College of Music International Opera School and was awarded the Susan Chilcott Scholarship by the Royal Philharmonic Society during her time there. She has participated in Young Artist programs for the Ravinia Festival, Chicago, at Carnegie Hall, New York, the Britten Pears Foundation and for Samling. 

Martha Jones’ recent engagements include NERONE The Coronation of Poppea (English Touring Opera), ANGELINA Cinderella (cover English Touring Opera), CAT El Gato con Botas (Mid Wales Opera), HANSEL Hansel and Gretel (Diva Opera), DORABELLA Così fan tutte (Wild Arts Opera,  English Touring Opera and Classical Opera/The Mozartists), HERMIA A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Nevill Holt/Britten Sinfonia),.

Other engagements include ANNINA La Traviata, NEFERNEFERUATEN Akhnaten (English National Opera), FANNY PRICE Mansfield Park (The Grange Festival), OPERA HIGHLIGHTS (Scottish Opera), DORABELLA (West Green House Opera and Oxford Philomusica), LISETTA Il mondo della luna (Festival de Sédières and English Touring Opera), DAUGHTER Akhnaten (Vlaamse Opera), NANCY Albert Herring (English Touring Opera), GOFFREDO Rinaldo (Longborough Festival), OLGA Eugene Onegin (Southbank Sinfonia and English Touring Opera), Solo 2nd WITCH/LADY IN WAITING Macbeth  (Scottish Opera), COUNTESS CEPRANO Rigoletto (Opéra-Théâtre Limoges) and Serenade to Music with the LPO (Gardner/Royal Festival Hall). 

Recital engagements include ARIANNA A NAXOS at St. John's Smith Square, Brahms and Mendelssohn duets for the Ryedale Festival and recitals at Kings Place (for Wexford Festival Opera) and the Wigmore Hall (Samling Showcase). Orchestral song engagements include Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (London Mahler Orchestra), Mahler’s Rückert Lieder (New English Ballet Theatre), Mahler’s Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen (various including RCM Philharmonia) , BESSIE in Weill’s Mahagonny Songspiel (Kings Place) and selections from Henze’s Stimmen (Queen Elizabeth Hall). Recordings include Schubert Romanze (BBC Philharmonic for BBC Radio 3) and THE CALL with Malcolm Martineau (Stone Records and Momentum).

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