Morgana Warren-Jones is a recent graduate of the RNCM and studies under the guidance of Hilary Summers. During her time at college she was a finalist in the Gold Medal competition and winner of the Frederic Cox Award for Singing, the Kennedy Award for the Singing of Strauss, and the Williams-Howard Award for singing art songs by composers of African heritage. Born in North Wales, she previously read Music at the University of Leeds, including a year studying voice at the Strasbourg Conservatoire.
Morgana's has recently performed the roles of Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro, Madame Flora in Menotti’s The Medium, Fanny Price in Dove’s Mansfield Park (all for RNCM), Vava in Shostakovich's Cherry Town Moscow (WNO Young Company) and covered the role of Coll for the premiere of Anna Appleby's Drought (BBC Philharmonic). Chorus work includes La donna del lago (Buxton International Festival), The Cunning Little Vixen (RNCM), Eugene Onegin and Macbeth (Dorset Opera).
In the 2023/24 season, Morgana looks forward to joining English Touring Opera for their Spring season and singing in the chorus for Guillaume Tell with Nouvel Opéra Fribourg.
A keen recitalist, Morgana was a member of the RNCM Songsters throughout her studies, recently performing Mahler’s Rückert-Lieder with NEW Sinfonia at St Asaph Cathedral. Other performances include a lunchtime recital for Leeds Lieder at Leeds Conservatoire, Spanish art songs accompanied by classical guitar at the Instituto Cervantes Manchester, songs of the seasons in a pre-concert recital for the Hallé at Bridgewater Hall, and Sir Stephen Hough’s cycle Herbstlieder accompanied by the composer at RNCM concert hall.
Enthusiastic about making music available and accessible to all, Morgana is a workshop leader for Welsh National Opera and conducts a community choir in Eccles. Morgana is generously supported by Help Musicians UK, the Annie Ridyard Scholarship, the Oglesby Charitable Trust, the Wheldon Charitable Trust, the Manchester Welsh Society Award, the Sir Richard Stapley Award and the Clemence Trust.