Rose Stachniewska is a Samling artist, Britten Pears Young Artist and graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Royal College of Music. Before exploring opera, Rose studied visual arts at Camberwell school of Arts, and ran a music, poetry and puppetry night in Brighton. Opera performances include Caterina L’amico Fritz (Opera Holland Park) Mabel The Pirates of Penzance Tour (Opera Holland Park Inspire) Anne Trulove (cover) The Rake’s Progress (British Youth Opera), Adele Die Fledermaus (RCS) Greta Fiorentino Street Scene (RCS), Pamina Die Zauberflöte, Adina L’elisir d’amore (Westminster Opera Co.); Nun in Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel (Scottish Opera), Soprano 1 in Le Vin Herbé by Frank Martin and Le Renard/La Soeur Jumelle in Les Malheurs d’Orphée by Milhaud (RCS). Recent recital work include recording a series of French song for The Rimbaud and Verlaine Foundation, a recital in the Royal Opera House Crush Room with Debut, a Ye Cronies prize winner concert with Sir Thomas Allen and Victoria Simmonds. An enthusiast for contemporary music, Rose performed a recital of Oliver Knussen songs with REDNOTE ensemble and has workshopped and premiered a number of roles including Young Leonora in a new opera by Philip Cashian and Jessica Walker based on the life of artist Leonora Carrington, Harlequin in Black Sand by Na’ama Zisser (Tête-à-Tête Opera) Alice in Now by Lewis Murphy and Laura Attridge (RCM), and Anne Brontë in Glassworks by Leo Geyer.
She has a keen interest in multidisciplinary works and using the arts within communities to create social change. She has worked as a singing facilitator with Core Arts, ENO Baylis, Opera Holland Park Inspire, Skylarks and Studio2909.