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Ruby Hughes

Recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award and winner of both First Prize and the Audience Prize at the 2009 London Handel Singing Competition, Ruby Hughes was shortlisted for a Royal Philharmonic Society Music Award in 2014 and is also a former BBC New Generation Artist. She made her debut at Theater an der Wien as Roggiero (Tancredi), conducted by René Jacobs, returning as Fortuna (L’incoronazione di Poppea). She has sung major roles at the Buxton International Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, London Handel Festival, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Musikfestspiele Potsdam, and Schwetzinger Festspiele, as well as at English National Opera, Garsington Opera, Scottish Opera, and Opéra de Toulon; she also sang in Jonathan Miller’s acclaimed production of Bach’s St Matthew Passion at the National Theatre. She has made further appearances at the Cheltenham Music Festival, Manchester International Festival, Spitalfields Music Festival, Internationale Händel-Festspiele Göttingen, Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus, La Folle Journée de Nantes, Lucerne Festival, Marlboro Music Festival, Nürnberg Festival, OdeGand in Gent, and West Cork Chamber Music Festival, as well as with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and BBC Symphony Orchestra at the BBC Proms. Ruby Hughes has broadcast and recorded extensively, and has sung under many leading conductors; she is also a keen recitalist, working particularly closely with the pianists Julius Drake and Joseph Middleton. www.rubyhughes.com



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Chandos Records
Chandos House
1 Commerce Park
Commerce Way
Colchester
Essex
CO2 8HX
United Kingdom