Becca Anne Marriott – Soprano
"Especial praise must be given to Becca Marriott as Tosca who looked every inch the diva and sung with passionate relish; her Vissi d’arte was memorable."
— Sameer Rahim, The Telegraph
Becca Anne Marriott is a lyric soprano and actress performing Opera, Oratorio and Art Song.
She gained a Distinction in her MMus at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2014, where she held the Morag Noble scholarship and won the Roy Pleasance Prize for solo voice and orchestra, and sung the role of Nitocris in Handel's Belshazzar, directed by Emma Rivlin and conducted by Nicholas Kraemar.
She has worked with Grange Park Opera, Carl Rosa Opera, Opera Up Close, Winslow Hall Opera, The Philharmonia Britannica, Midsummer Opera Chorus, Black Robin Opera, The Wedding Collective, The Thames Philharmonia, Aria Alba and lutenist and composer, Michael Fields.
Notably, Becca has performed at The Queen Elizabeth Hall, The Soho Theatre, The Tower of London, The Old Vic Tunnels, Tête à Tête Opera Festival, The Theatre Royal Winchester, The Severn Theatre Shrewsbury and Blackheath Halls.
In June 2012 Becca translated, directed and performed in a new production of Pergolesi's La Serva Padrona at City University, London. Her new libretto for the opera, re-composed by Danyal Dhondy, was staged by Lucid Arts and Music at the Tête à Tête Opera Festival in 2013 to excellent reviews. In 2016 she worked on her first collaborative libretto with Adam Spreadbury-Maher, artistic director of the King's Head, writing a radical new translation for Puccini's La Boheme, a production in which she also sang Mimi. She recently completed a new translation of Tosca, set in Paris on D-Day, which will be performed at the Kings head in the Autumn, and in which she will sing the title role.
Becca also lectures for Opera Prelude, and was the first recipient of their Friends' Fund Grant. In 2015 she was awarded the Della Jones' song prize; a bursary to study with the mezzo-soprano.
Becca Marriott also created and directed Music Box the Improvised Musical – a highly successful London based comedy show: www.musicboximprov.com
Tosca, Tosca 2012
"The star among the youthful cast is Becca Marriott, giving an intense and tuneful voice to the title character, Floria Tosca...she is utterly convincing as the feisty, petulant diva." — Jonathan Lennie, TimeOut
"Becca Marriott's Tosca, a compelling vision in red lipstick and black market furs, has a suitably wanton allure and sounds fiery" — Neil Fisher, The Times
Amelia, Ballo 2013
"Becca Marriott combines and intriguing breadth and power" — Warwick Thompson, Metro
"Amelia (Becca Marriott) stands dressed in trademark yellow and blue, harshly lit by two street lamps and sings her heart wrenching aria with the opening line “Here I am in this bloody freezing car park.” It was mesmerising." — Alison Wisenfeld, West End Frame