|The LA Times’ described Frances Young as “A soprano of gossamer sheer purity.” Concerts include Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion, B minor Mass and Jauchzet Gott In Allen Landen, Handel’s Samson, and Messiah, Mozart’s Exsultate Jubilate, Requiem, and Mass in C; Brahm’s Requiem, Haydn’s Creation; and Mendelssohn’s Elijah.|
Her operatic roles have included: Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress at the Aldeburgh Festival, the Countess in The Marriage of Figaro with Mayer-Lismann Opera Centre, London; Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus for LA Concert Opera; and Rosina in The Barber of Seville, Pamina in Magic Flute; and Yum-Yum in Mikado—with Los Angeles Guild Opera.
After graduating from UC Irvine, Frances was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. She studied at the London Guildhall School of Music in London, with Vera Rozsa. Awards include International Young Singer of the Year at the Llangollen Musical Eisteddfod, Wales, and first prize in the Los Angeles NATS competition. Frances is a member of the voice faculty at UC Irvine, and teaches for Songfest at Pepperdine University, Malibu.