Harriet is a scholarship student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama studying with Yvonne Kenny and previously Professor Susan McCulloch on the Artist Masters Course, and is an alumni of the Royal Academy of Music where she studied with Jennifer Dakin and Audrey Hyland. Harriet is a Samling Artist, 2018 Oxford Lieder Young Artist with pianist Michael Pandya, a Britten-Pears Young Artist, and a Wigmore Hall Chamber Tots Ensemble Artist with Krystal Tunnicliffe. In September 2018 Harriet will join the GSMD Opera School.
Harriet recently made her Wigmore Hall debut with Graham Johnson in a recital of Schubert Lieder, performed in Brahms in Love devised by Jeremy Sams and Christopher Glynn in the Chiltern Arts Festival, and performed in Iain Burnside's latest production Swansong. In 2017 she won the Paul Hamburger prize for Lieder, was a semi-finalist in Das Lied competition and the Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition and a finalist in the International Student Lied Duo Competition. Harriet won the Franz-Schubert-Institut competition leading to a full scholarship to study at the 2017 Franz-Schubert-Institut and in 2016 Harriet was a participant on the Oxford Lieder Residential Mastercourse.
Harriet recently made her BBC Radio 3 debut performing Varèse's Offrandes as part of the BBC's Total Immersion series with Geoffrey Paterson and the Guildhall New Music ensemble, performed music by Weir and Golijov in the This is Rattle series at the Barbican (Milton Court Concert Hall) and has performed alongside Cellophony in the premiere of Edward Nesbit's The Burial of the Stars.
Recent operatic roles have included Gold-Tressed Maiden (The Hogboon) with the LSO directed by Sir Simon Rattle at the Barbican, Adina (L'elisir d'amore), Carolina (Il Matrimonio Segreto), Second Lady (Die Zauberflöte), Drusilla (L'incoronazione di Poppea) for the Guildhall School opera scenes, Emmie (Albert Herring) with Hampstead Garden Opera, Lead Vocalist (Improvised History of the World) at the Tête à Tête Opera Festival, Mary 2 (The Passion and Resurrection) at the Voices of London Festival and Jove as Diana (La Calisto) and Barbarina (Marriage of Figaro) with Hampstead Garden Opera.
Harriet also enjoys working with young voices and is the vocal coach of the choristers of St Mary Merton, and is grateful for the financial support of Hazel and Chris Abbott, the Sidney Perry Foundation, the Guildhall School, The Altrusa Careers Trust, The Michael James Music Trust and The Winship Foundation. For future performances please see Schedule.