Stared as Christine in the West Ends production of Phantom of the Opera.
Australian/American soprano Corinne Cowling is currently performing as understudy to the leading role of Christine Daaé on London’s West End in the original production of Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre. Corinne has performed in major concert halls across the UK as soprano soloist for Raymond Gubbay’s Johann Strauss Gala National UK Tour 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Recent performance engagements include the role of Arthebuze in Charpentier’s Actéon with Lost&Found Opera; Movement Director/Assistant Director/Ensemble in J. Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus, Bernstein’s Candide and Puccini’s Madama Butterfly with West Green House Opera; Assistant Movement Director for Mozart’s Così fan tutte with the Guildhall School of Music and Drama; Peep-Bo in Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado with Charles Court Opera at the King’s Head Theatre; Barbarina/Cover Susanna in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro with Clonter Opera; Cosette in Schönberg’s Les Misérables with Pimlico Opera.
Previous orchestral and recital engagements include Romance on the Green with Perth Symphony Orchestra; 'Home’ with Freeze Frame Opera featuring Alexander Lewis and Mark Coughlan; Songs from the Shows with Clonter Opera: soprano soloist in Handel’s Messiah with the University of Plymouth Choral Society and Sinfonia; The Magic of Opera Gala at Woburn Abbey; Semi-Chorus for Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius with London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Mark Elder; LSO’s Guildhall Artist Platform Recital Series (Barbican Centre, LSO St Luke’s); Stephen Hough’s Other Love Songs alongside The Prince Consort (Wigmore Hall); UK Premiere of Juliana Hall’s Night Dances and When the South Wind Sings (Song in the City, Re-Sung).
Winning first place in the Franz Schubert Prize at the GSMD, Corinne was awarded a place on the Franz Schubert Institute Master Course in Austria, working closely with industry professionals including Elly Ameling, Julius Drake, Roger Vignoles and Helmut Deutsch. She also won third prize in the AESS Dame Patricia Routledge Competition 2017 and was a finalist in Bampton Opera Young Singers’ Competition 2017.
Corinne graduated with an MMus, MPerf in Vocal Performance (Distinction) from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. Corinne has a BMus, GradDip (Opera Studies) from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, and studied ballet at the Charlesworth Institute and the Koninklijk Conservatorium (The Netherlands) where she was selected to perform pieces by Jiří Kylián on tour across The Netherlands for the Holland Dance Festival.