Cecilia Osmond

Genre: Soprano


The Canadian-born soprano Cecilia Osmond is heard frequently as a soloist and as a member of elite vocal ensembles, such as The Cardinall’s Musick, The Tallis Scholars, The Marian Consort and Ensemble Plus Ultra. She was educated at St Paul’s Girls’ School and Trinity College, Cambridge.  During her postgraduate study at the Royal Academy of Music she was awarded the Silver Medal of the Worshipful Company of Musicians.

Notable solo performances include Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Gabrieli Consort and Paul McCreesh, Bach’s Matthew Passion with the Sixteen and Harry Christophers, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem with the London Mozart Players and Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri with The English Concert and Harry Bicket at the Wigmore Hall.  In 2016 Cecilia made her solo operatic debut with New Chamber Opera, as Cintia in Cimarosa’s The Parisian Painter.

Cecilia can be heard on over sixty recordings, including solo appearances on award-winning discs with Polyphony and The King’s Consort.  Her recent recordings include the critically acclaimed Bach Matthew Passion and Bach Mass in B Minor, performed with solo voices by the Dunedin Consort and Players under John Butt.

In 2016 Cecilia was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music.


For oratorio and concert repertoire please scroll down:

Oratorio and concert rep
Composer Work
Bach C.P.E Magnificat
Bach. J.S B Minor Mass
Cantatas BWV 198, 82 199, 140, 202, 147, 115, 21, 80, 61, 133, 78, 51, 31, 36, 68, 57, 210, 89, 208
Christmas Oratorio
St John Passion
St Matthew Passion
Beethoven Mass in C
Brahms German Requiem
Dvorak Requiem
Faure  Requiem
Finzi In Terra Pax
Handel Acis and Galatea
Dixit Dominus
Let God Arise
Judas Maccabaeus
Ode on St Cecilia’s Day
Utrecht Te Deum
Haydn Creation
Missa brevis St Joannis Deo
Missa Sancti Nicolai
Nelson Mass
The Seasons
Mendelssohn Elijah
Hear my Prayer
Hymn of Praise
Monteverdi Vespers
Mozart Coronation Mass
Exsultate Jubilate
Mass in C Minor
Missa Solemnis in C
Regina Coeli
Orff Carmina Burana
Pergolesi Stabat Mater
Rutter Magnificat
Schubert Mass in G
Taverner Innocence
Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony
Dona Nobis Pacem
Vivaldi  Gloria
Artist: Cecilia Osmond
Label: Ann Ferrier Artists
Genre: Soprano