Warwickshire born soprano Charlie-Jade is a graduate of The Royal Academy of Music where she graduated with Distinction in 2015. Most recently she portrayed the role of Iola Stover in the 5* revival of Jason Robert Brown's Tony Award Winning musical, Parade and sang Maury Yeston's crossover song cycle: December Songs for Debut Opera.
Charlie-Jade began training in classical singing from a young age and also enjoyed musical theatre developing a strong love for both. After singing and playing the piano and flute through school, she successfully auditioned for the Hampshire Specialist Music Course as a first study singer and second study pianist and trained for two years as one of ten promising musicians. At eighteen Charlie-Jade moved to London to continue her vocal training and studied at the Royal Academy of Music.
After graduating, Charlie-Jade made her professional debut in the Thursford Christmas Spectacular as a soprano and soloist and has since enjoyed performing in a varied selection of theatre and concerts including, Principal Soprano for the 2017 & 2018 Fingask Follies UK & European Tour. In 2016 Charlie-Jade played the title role in Red Riding Hood in one of London's original stunning music halls, Hoxton Hall after taking an Ensemble role in the 5* reviewed State Fair at Cadogan Hall directed by Thom Southerland.
As well as musical theatre, Charlie-Jade is often found performing more classical music and performs as a concert & recording vocalist. She has been a vocalist for BBC Radio 2's Friday Night is Music Night, The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra at Cadogan Hall as well as a solo singer in the concert Curtain Up at the Prince Edward Theatre. She has performed as a soloist in Debut Opera's concert, Songs of Broadway and most recently recorded for Peter Pan - An Arena Spectacular at Wembley Arena.
Charlie-Jade is delighted to be making her professional opera debut in Summer 2018 with Surrey Opera as Cover Cunegonde/Ensemble in Bernstein's Candide at the world famous open air, Minack Theatre.
R E V I E W S
"...It wasn't just the musicals of the moment which were on display, as Charlie-Jade Jones proved as she sang Jimmy from the beloved Thoroughly Modern Millie, her crystal clear voice perfectly complimenting the silvery love song..."
Charlotte O'Growney, Talk Stagey To Me
★★★★★ "...Later in this act Charlie-Jade Jones gets to build on her already emotionally intense performance as Iola Stover."
Greg Stewart, Theatre Weekly
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