JACQUELINE MIURA started her career as a Mezzo-Soprano. Whilst studying at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, she made her debut in the title role of Lucretia in Benjamin Britten’s ”The Rape of Lucretia”.
Jacqueline was awarded major scholarships from the Christina Nilsson Foundation and the Swedish Musical Academy to continue her studies at the RNCM and attend masterclasses with, amongst others, Thomas Hampson and Brigitte Fassbaender.
After taking her Professional Performance Diploma, Jacqueline appeared in many important European Opera houses including, The Royal Swedish Opera (Stockholm), The Baden-Baden Festival, Opera de la Bastille (Paris), English National Opera and The Royal Opera House Covent Garden (London) in roles like Carmen, Jeanne D’Arc and Dorabella. She has performed under the baton of conductors such as Michael Tilsson Thomas, Andre Previn and Kent Nagano in performances of L’Enfant et les Sortileges (Ravel), Le Martyr de Saint Sebastien (Debussy), Bernstein’s Candide and White House Cantata.