B i o g r a p h y
Mehreen is an accomplished soprano, with performing experience in opera, musical theatre, concerts and recitals, 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.
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. Solo performances 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.
Opera roles include Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), 1st Woodsprite (Rusalka), Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare), Second Woman (Dido and Aeneas), Louisa (A Feast in Time of Plague), Yum-Yum (The Mikado - International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival, Harrogate), Cupid (Orpheus in the Underworld) and Second Lady (The Magic Flute).
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).
Mehreen has regularly performed as guest soloist for the British Legion's Remembrance Concerts at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, and in 2018 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 Master Class, based on the later years of soprano Maria Callas and her teachings of the opera students at Julliard in the 1970s.
During the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, Mehreen played Le Canapé in the virtual production of Ravel's L’Enfant et les Sortilèges for VOPERA and the London Philharmonic Orchestra (available to view on Marquee Arts TV), winning the 2021 South Bank Sky Arts Award for Opera and Musical Theatre, and the RPS Award for Opera at Wigmore Hall.