Mezzo-soprano Alexandra Gibson studied at the Royal College of Music.
Alexandra is in great demand throughout europe and enjoys a busy career combining concerts, opera, broadcasts and recordings. She is particularly renowned for her interpretation of Baroque music. She has collaborated with many well known international orchestras and conductors including Harry Christophers and the Symphony of Harmony and Invention, Laurence Cummings and The London Handel Players, Emmanuelle Haim and Concert D’astree, Roger Norrington and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Christian Curnyn and The Early Opera Company, Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort, The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Trevor Pinnock and the English Consort, The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, The Berlin Philharmonic, The Bardi Orchestra, The Academy of Ancient Music and The London Mozart Players.
Recent appearances have included: Handel’s Joshua for The London Handel Festival, Mozart’s Requiem - Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) with Harry Christophers and the Radio Kamer Filharmonie, Bach’s St Matthew Passion, Bridgewater Hall, Mozart’s Requiem at the Auditorio Nacional de Música (Madrid), Handel’s Theodora (Irene), Barber Institute. Maxwell Davis’s Missa Super l’homme arme, BBC Radio 3.
She has sung Bach’s B minor Mass - Pamplona/Cuenca (Spain). The title role in Dido and Aeneas. Mozart and Mendelssohn Lobgesang with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Barbican (London) Mahler 2nd Symphony, Diana in Carissimi’s La Calisto,( London), Polinesso Handel’s Ariodante (Early Opera Company), Cephise Rameau’s Pygmalion
Alexandra also enjoys her work with contemporary composers and was recently involved in the staged Premier of Gavin Bryar’s new commission, The Paper Nautilus (Theatre Cryptic/Paragon Ensemble) in Scotland and at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. She has also toured and been sole vocalist with the Birmingham Royal Ballet in their production of ‘Still life at the Penguin Café’.