YOUNG ARTIST LATE BITE: September 4
British soprano April Koyejo-Audiger is a Jette Parker Link Artist for The Royal Opera. April graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she studied with Wilma McDougall with a BMus with First Class Honours. She went on to take a Masters degree in Vocal Performance at the Royal College of Music, where she was a Leverhulme Arts Scholar and a Help Musicians UK postgraduate award recipient, and was taught by Amanda Roocroft.
She has sung the role Attendant (Susanna) for The Royal Opera House and covered Strawberry Woman (Porgy and Bess) for English National Opera.
Her other work includes as a workshop leader for Opera Nation, an initiative led by The Royal Opera House and The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, to develop the next generation of opera singers.
She also writes and produces her own works through her company, Aukoko.