Having graduated from Edinburgh University in History of Art, Alexandra was selected for the Associated Studios Opera Programme, which she completed with the generous support of the Richard Carne Trust. She has taken part in masterclasses with Jonathan Cohen, Catherine Bott, Donald Maxwell and the late John Shirley-Quirk. She currently studies with Andrew Watts.
Concert engagements in UK and Europe have included the works of Bach (Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen), Haydn (Nelson Mass), Mozart (Mass in C Minor), Beethoven (Symphony No. 9), Rossini (Stabat Mater), Orff (Carmina Burana) and Mahler (Symphony no. 4). A champion of contemporary repertoire, Alexandra has given several world premières, including Patrick Hawes’ Te Deum (conducted by the composer), works by Cecilia Macdowell and creating the role of Princess Sabia in Malcolm Archer’s St. George & The Dragon.
Alexandra has given recitals at the Guildford International Music Festival, the Portsmouth Festivities, the Chelsea Schubert Festival, the Shipley Arts Festival (with trumpeter Crispian Steele-Perkins), the National Gallery in London and the Usher Hall in Edinburgh. Alexandra performed at a re-opening concert of the Fairfield Halls, Croydon and has regularly appeared as a guest soloist with the Band and Orchestra of HM Royal Marines. Alexandra is frequently featured on Classic FM Social Media (performing in venues such as the Royal Opera House) and is one of their partner solo artists; her videos have been used to mark important national occasions such as the Coronation of King Charles III.
Alexandra’s operatic roles include Belinda (Dido and Aeneas), Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus), Tatyana (Eugene Onegin), Dew Fairy (Hansel and Gretel) and Monica (The Medium). She has appeared at St. John’s, Smith Square as Le Feu and Le Rossignol (L’enfant et les sortileges) and Anne Trulove (The Rake’s Progress).
A lover of jazz, Alexandra has performed at the Pigalle Club, London. Together with pianist Nicola Rose, Alexandra works for the charity Lost Chord, which brings recitals to dementia patients in care homes across the UK. An experienced singing teacher and choir director, Alexandra has taught singing at Charterhouse School for a decade.