Serenna Wagner

BA(Hons) MMus(Perf) PGDip




mezzo soprano

music teacher


Serenna has performed extensively as an opera, oratorio and concert soloist since graduating from the Royal Northern College of Music. She continues to study singing privately with Kathryn Harries.


On the operatic stage, highlights have included Carmen, Suzuki, Dorabella and Fanny Price, the latter being a role she created in the world premiere of Jonathan Dove's Mansfield Park directed by Michael McCaffery. After completing the Opera Works course at English National Opera, Serenna appeared as a chorus member at The Coliseum in productions of The Magic Flute, The Damnation of Faust, Madame Butterfly and The Flying Dutchman.


Serenna has performed many times on the oratorio and concert platform, both in the UK and in France. Perhaps most notably she was a soloist in Janacek's piece The Diary of one who Vanished with The Halle Orchestra at The Bridgewater Hall under Ed Gardner. She has also given many opera gala performances, and worked for Swan Hellenic cruises several times.


Serenna is currently singing the role of Second Lady for the Opera Anywhere Magic Flute tour (2016-17). She is looking forward to her debut with the Wagner Society later this year and to reprising her role as Flora in La Traviata. with Heritage Opera. Serenna will be appearing in Sarah Helsby Hughes' new production of Rigoletto as Maddalena later this year.



Serenna singing recently with Opera Anywhere in Wytham Woods. Photograph by Vanessa Woodward.