Jessica Cale

Jessica Cale is a Masters of Performance student at the Royal College of Music studying with Rosa Mannion. She is a Robert Lancaster Scholar in addition to receiving support from the Josephine Baker Trust. Her solo performances include the role of Serpetta in Mozart's “La Finta Giardiniera” for Ryedale Festival, Brahms' “Requiem”, Handel's “Messiah”, and she also appears alongside Mark Padmore and Roderick Williams in seven performances of Bach’s “St Matthew Passion” across Europe with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

Jessica built a successful career performing as both a soloist and as an ensemble and consort singer, working regularly with many of today's leading Baroque vocal ensembles including the Monteverdi Choir, The Sixteen, the Gabrieli Consort and Tenebrae. Jessica has performed as a soloist for Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the London Symphony Orchestra in Mendelssohn's “A Midsummer Night's Dream” at the Barbican Centre, and in Bach's “St Matthew Passion” across 16 performances in Europe with the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists. Jessica's most recent concert performances include Mozart's “Mass in C Minor”, Mendelssohn's “Elijah”, Monteverdi’s “Vespers” alongside soloists from I Fagiolini, Handel’s “Dixit Dominus” with the Gabrieli Consort, Vivaldi's “Gloria” at the Barbican, and performing the role of Dido in Purcell's “Dido and Aeneas” for the Erebus Ensemble.

In addition to singing baroque and classical repertoire, Jessica enjoys performing contemporary music and working alongside composers on collaborative projects.