Cally comes from Chester and studied at the Royal Northern College of Music with Sandra Dugdale where she received a first class degree and won the Chris Petty English Song Prize. She completed her masters at The Royal Conservatory of The Hague under the guidance of Catrin Wyn-Davies, Michael Chance and Dorothee Mields.

2018 saw Cally cover the role of Poppea in Agrippina (Handel) at The Grange Festival, make her role debut as Zerlina in Opera on Location's production of Don Giovanni (Mozart) and perform as soprano soloist in The Merry Opera Company's Messiah (Handel), staged by John Ramster. This year Cally joined the forces of The Sixteen and The Grange Festival to perform a staged version of Handel’s Belshazzar, conducted by Harry Christophers.

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Cally has performed as a soloist on Dutch national radio and BBC Radio 3 and 4. She currently sings with the Dutch Radio Choir as a freelance member.

Past Roles: 

2018         Zerlina, Don Giovanni (Mozart) Opera on Location

                 Soloist, Staged Messiah (Handel) Merry Opera Co

                 Medea, Giasone (Cavalli)

                 Michael Chance, Koninklijke Conservatorium

        

2017          Drusilla, Poppea (Monteverdi)

                  Michael Chance, Koninklijke Conservatorium

                  Papagena, Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)

                  Timothy Nelson, B.O.O.M

2016           Belinda, Dido & Aeneas (Purcell)

                   Lunchtime concert Dutch National Opera

                   Titania/Hermia Cover Fairy Queen (Purcell)

                   Iford Arts, Timothy Nelson

 

                    Poppea, Agrippina (Handel)       

                    Michael Chance, Koninklijke Conservatorium

                    La Musica, L'Orfeo (Monteverdi)       

                    Michael Chance, Koninklijke Conservatorium

2015            Cupid, Venus & Adonis (Blow)      

                    Michael Chance, Koninklijke Conservatorium

                    Nunzia, La Liberazione di Ruggiero (Caccini)      

                    Deborah Roberts, Brighton Early Music Festival

Concert Engagements:

Magnificat (CPE Bach), Nelson Mass (Haydn), Der Israeliten in der Wüste (CPE Bach), Machet die Tore weit (Telemann), Messiah (Handel), Dixit Dominus (Handel), Gloria (Vivaldi), Weihnachts-Oratorium (Bach), Stabat Mater (Haydn), Jugendmesse (Haydn), Requiem in C minor (M. Haydn), Coronation Mass (Mozart), Requiem (Mozart), Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (Schubert), Stabat Mater (Pergolesi), Requiem (Faure), Miserere (Allegri), Armida Abbandonata (Handel), Exultate, Jubilate! (Mozart)