Lesley-Jane Rogers has a bright, well-focused voice with a large vocal and dramatic range. Her voice has variously been described as “liquid gold”, “the voice of an angel”, and “awesome!”. With her powerful voice, she is well able to be heard over a large symphony orchestra and chorus, but she is also a sensitive artist capable of ravishing pianissimi and gentle singing when required. Click here to listen to Lesley-Jane.
A naturally high soprano, Lesley-Jane is nevertheless blessed with a large vocal range, which means that, in addition to her easy high notes, she has a rich low register and a blended middle voice. She also has perfect pitch.
below middle C to Eb
two octaves above middle C
Lesley-Jane Rogers is a rare performer in having both the musical knowledge and the necessary vocal ability to respond to music from different eras. Her diversity of vocal colour and technique coupled with her strong sense of style makes Lesley-Jane equally at home performing baroque music - aware of the light and shade of baroque phrasing, and with good coloratura skills - as singing large romantic works - able to sustain a good bel canto line over a large chorus and orchestra - or complex modern music - works requiring specialist vocal skills, expert pitching and accurately-executed complex rhythms.
Lesley-Jane is an established concert soloist, specialising in oratorio, “vocal concertos”, solo cantatas, recitals and contemporary music. Heralded as one of the most versatile soloists of today, she is renowned for her captivating and evocative performances. She commands a broad repertoire of many hundred works, and is praised for her interpretation of individual composers’ styles.
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Lesley-Jane has a lively outgoing personality with the will to get things done. She is utterly dedicated to her work, and brings to her performances a sense of drama appropriate to the occasion. She is a secure performer, and conductors find her amenable and easy to work with.