International Herald Tribune
A fine lyric voice
Polish-American soprano Pamela Hay was born in New York City and lives in London. She received her Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, Baltimore, and her Postgraduate Certificate from the Royal College of Music, London. Pamela won scholarships to the Aspen Music Festival and the Internationale Sommerakademie Mozarteum Salzburg and was the recipient of Peabody’s prestigious Charles M. Eaton Voice Award, the Kathleen and Wallace Hankins Award in Voice and the Azalia Thomas Prize. Pamela was also supported by an HSBC scholarship award and Pamela Litman for her work with British Youth Opera. Master classes include those of Barbara Bonney, Philip Langridge and Malcolm Martineau… more
Pamela started teaching while a Master of Music student, when Professor Thomas Grubb appointed her to the coveted position of Teaching Assistant at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore.
The Royal Opera House Covent Garden invited her to be a Create and Sing Artist for their Create and Sing Programme, delivering opera education and teacher training to schools across the U.K. with operas such as Carmen and Hansel and Gretel. The ROH commissioned her to devise the warm-ups for their newest addition, “Create and Sing The Magic Flute,” for which they filmed her presenting the songs and warm-ups in videos available on the ROH website. She was then invited to appear in a live broadcast, presenting the debut of the new “Create and Sing The Magic Flute” nationally to all their partners. The ROH have then invited her to be the singing teacher for the ROH Youth Opera Company, giving individual singing lessons and conducting the full chorus in rehearsals. She supervised the children’s chorus in rehearsal for the main stage production of Cavalleria Rusticana under Sir Antonio Pappano… more