Renee Fajardo is a mezzo-soprano born in Manila, Philippines. She currently studies with Susan Waters at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
She was recently awarded the Stonevale Concert Series and the City Lit Institute Prizes in the Musical Odyssey Masterclasses in Greece, after working with soprano Nuccia Focile. Last March, she won first prize at the Courtney Kenny Award held in Kent and was consequently featured in the London Song Festival last December in London.
In Manila, she performed in the choruses of La Boheme (MusicArtes Inc.), L’elisir d’amore (Filfest Cultural Foundation) and Filipino composer Felipe de Leon’s Noli me Tangere (Resorts World Manila). She concertized widely with the VivaVoce Ensemble and was a recurring soloist of the Manila Symphony Orchestra.
In the summer of 2017, she was a company member of British Youth Opera’s anniversary production of Don Giovanni. Later this year, she will be participating in the Toronto Summer Music Festival.
She will be rendering two recitals this year, one in February and another in October.
16 April 2018
Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road London, SE3 9RQ
Myramae Meneses, Renee Fajardo, Mark Bautista
Filipino soprano, Myramae Meneses performs a programme of French and English art song and is joined by two fellow Filipino singers, Renée Fajardo, mezzo-soprano and Mark Bautista, tenor in a group of traditional songs and duets from the Philippines.
30 May 2018
Milton Court Concert Hall, Milton Court
Silk St., London
Lunchtime Concert: Brahms and Bridge
Hunter Mabery, pianist
Renee Fajardo, mezzo-soprano
Katherine Clark, viola
9-21 July 2018
University of Toronto
Toronto Summer Music Festival: The Art of Song