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Petra Wells

Petra Wells is a soprano based in Belfast. She trained originally under Robert Alderson whilst studying Law at the University of Manchester and continues her training with Valerie Reid and Graeme Danby, London. Her most recent roles for Northern Ireland Opera include the role of Daughter in Glass/Moran’s “The Juniper Tree” with chorus roles in the world premiere of Neil Martin’s ‘Nobody/Somebody’, ‘Tosca’, ‘La Traviata’ (Study Cover for Annina), ‘La Bohème’ and ‘Die Fledermaus’.

Petra was a finalist in the 2023 Glenarm Festival of Voice where she received training from Dr Ingrid Surgenor, Professor Mark Wildman, Simon Lepper and Ben McAteer. This is Petra’s third year with the Chorus Development Programme and looks forward to Eugene Onegin in the Grand Opera House, Belfast as a member of the chorus.