Louise Wayman studied at Birmingham Conservatoire and the Wales International Academy of Voice and continues to study with Dennis O’Neill. Roles have included Zerlina Don Giovanni (Moon Little Theatre), Melpomeme Nisbet’s Ant & Cleo and Scyllar/Calypso Nisbet’s Troy Story (Talking Birds), Giannetta The Elixir of Love (Midland Opera), Soprano solo 3 Mittwoch aus Licht (Birmingham Opera Company), Belinda Dido and Aeneas (Operamus).
‘Louise Wayman’s creamy-voiced arias were her speciality, exploring the facets of each phrase with ease.’
Katy Wright, Bachtrack.com
Louise has also sung for theatre productions including incidental chorus for Escorial (Transparant, Belgium), Voice/Demon Bloed en Rozen (Toneelhuis/ Festival d’Avignon) and created the role of The Singer Trauerzeit (Johan Leysen/Théâtre Bouffes du Nord/ Théâtres de la Ville Luxembourg). She regularly appears on the oratorio platform with ensembles such as the Orchestra of St John’s and the Blenheim Singers and was a finalist in the 2015 London Bach Society Singing Prize. Louise is a featured artist on the disc Odes, Songs, Sonatas &c with The Musical and Amicable Society. Future plans include Una Conversa Suor Angelica (Manchester Opera Ensemble) and chorus Vanessa, Donizetti’s Maria de Rudenz, David’s Herculaneum (Wexford Festival Opera).
Louise is grateful for the support of the Dennis O’Neill Foundation.