Recently applauded for her performance of Donna Anna with Longborough Festival Opera, Paula Sides has performed on stages and concert platforms across the UK, the United States and Europe. She was awarded the Tagor Gold Medal from the Royal College of the Music and the winner of the Karavoitis Prize in the Les Assurial International Competition. Recent roles include Donna Anna Don Giovanni, Cunegonde Candide, Tosca, Mimi La Boheme, Lauretta Gianni Schicchi, Eleonora L'Assedio di Calai, Gilda Rigoletto, Poppea Aggrepina, Calisto La Calisto. Concert engagements include Britten’s War Requiem, Rossini's Stabat Mater, Mozart Requiem, Beethoven Missa Solemnis, Mass in C. She performed under the baton of Richard Farnes in Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 7 Antarctica with the Stavanger Symfonikor as well as the Opera North Orchestra. She performed again with the Opera North Orchestra under the baton of David Hill in Mahler 8.
Photographs by Sussie Ahlburg