Alison McDonald, soprano, was born and brought up in Arbroath.She studied singing with
Raimund Herincx at North East Scotland Music School in Aberdeen where she
herself now teaches singing. (
Since her professional
debut in Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana at Aberdeen
International Youth Festival she has sung with many oratorio
groups throughout Scotland.
In concert she has
performed Mozart’s concert arias with orchestra, premiered two
new Scottish song cycles and demonstrated a wide recital repertoire
encompassing Schumann, Schubert, Brahms, Faure and Greig .
Alison has appeared as
guest soprano with Bands, Choirs, Strathspey and Reel Societies, and
Orchestras in Scotland and with Male Voice Choirs in England. She has sung at Pitlochry
Festival , Ruthven Festival of Music, appeared at Dundee Rep with three
tenors from Maggio
Musicale, Florence and performed on many occasions in the
splendour of Glamis Castle.