Originally from Nottingham, soprano Zoë Brookshaw was a choral scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge where she read Theology. Beginning her singing career as an apprentice in the Monteverdi Choir, she is now an established soloist specialising in Baroque repertoire and has performed extensively around the world.
Highlights of solo engagements include Bach Matthew Passion (Sir John Eliot Gardiner), Handel Israel in Egypt at the Royal Albert Hall BBC Proms (Bill Christie and OAE), Monteverdi Lamento Della Ninfa at Carnegie Hall (Gallicantus), Bach John Passion at the Barbican (Britten Sinfonia), Bach John Passion at Wigmore Hall (Solomon’s Knot), Handel Dixit Dominus at Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (Collegium Vocale Ghent), Pergolesi Stabat Mater and Vivaldi Gloria (OAE), Handel Dixit Dominus (Paul McCreesh).
Opera credits include ‘Aerial Spirit’ in Opéra National de Lyon’s production of Purcell Indian Queen with Emmanuelle Haim, ‘Eurydice’ and ‘La Musica’ in Monteverdi Orfeo for Robert Hollingworth and soloist in Purcell Fairy Queen for Paul McCreesh.
Temple de Saint-Gervais