B i o g r a p h y
Mehreen is an accomplished soprano, with performing experience in opera, musical theatre, as well as weddings and corporate events.
Mehreen studies with internationally renowned soprano Olivia Whelan. She graduated with a 2:1 BA (Hons) in Music from Bath Spa University in 2011, gaining the highest mark in her year for her final Recital. She studied voice with tenor Henry Moss, and participated in masterclasses with soprano Isobel Buchanan. Solo opportunities whilst at university include Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music at Bath Guildhall, Tippett’s A Child of Our Time at Bath Abbey, Vivaldi's Magnificat at the Rondo Theatre, and Thomas Arne’s Cantata The Morning at the Roman Bath Pump Rooms. She was offered a place to study an MA in Vocal Performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Opera roles include Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), 2nd Spirit (The Magic Flute), 1st Woodsprite (Rusalka), Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare), and Second Woman (Dido and Aeneas). She has performed as a soloist in many prestigious venues including St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Wells Cathedral, Highcliffe Castle and The Turner Sims Concert Hall.
With Bournemouth GasP, Mehreen played the lead role of Yum-Yum in The Mikado at the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in Harrogate, and at The Lighthouse in Poole. She also played Gianetta in The Gondoliers.
Other highlights include soprano solo in Rossini's Stabat Mater in Eastbourne, conducted by former Glyndebourne Chorus Master Nicholas Jenkins. Other notable conductors she has worked with include Jason Thornton (Bath Philharmonia) and Gavin Carr (Bournemouth Symphony Chorus/Orchestra).
In 2018 Mehreen performed as guest soloist at the British Legion's Remembrance Concert at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, and she created and performed a series of concerts celebrating the centenary of Leonard Bernstein, including a performance at Brighton Fringe Festival.
In 2020 Mehreen played Sophie de Palma in Terrence McNally's Tony Award winning play Masterclass, based on the later years of soprano Maria Callas and her teachings of the opera students at Julliard in the 1970s.