Charlotte Forrest

Charlotte is a Senior Vocal Coach for Glyndebourne Festival Opera and currently a regular member of visiting music staff for English National Opera, Grange Festival, Garsington Opera, Longborough Opera and Opera Holland Park.

Charlotte spent 10 years as a member of music staff at Opera North and collaborated regularly with Sir Graham Vick for Birmingham Opera Company. Internationally, she has worked at the Bregenzer Festival, Estonian National Opera, Bergen Opera and L’Opera Comique in Paris. She regularly gives masterclasses as a visiting lecturer and coach at the Royal Academy of Music, London, as well as the Royal Welsh College of Music and Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Committed to bridging the divide between higher education and the profession, Charlotte has worked regularly for British Youth Opera, coached the Jerwood Young Artists at Glyndebourne, the Jette Parker Young Artists at the Royal Opera House, the Alvarez Young Artists at Garsington and has worked closely with the ENO Harewood Artists.

As a recitalist Charlotte is heard regularly on BBC Radio 3 and made her Wigmore Hall debut in 2011, going on to perform regularly there as well as at the Pisa Duomo, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Versailles and Paris Salle Pleyel. For nearly 20 years she has been Associate Keyboardist with the Monteverdi Choir and its orchestras, collaborating in over 30 projects with Sir John Eliot Gardiner.