British soprano Meeta Raval made her Royal Opera debut in 2015 as Girl (Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny).
Raval studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the Royal Academy of Music and the National Opera Studio. She was a finalist in the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition in 2011, and is the winner of the Dame Eva Turner Prize for ‘Soprano with Dramatic Potential’. Her operatic engagements include Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly) for English National Opera, Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Lisa (The Queen of Spades) and Ortlinde (Die Walküre) for Opera North, Nedda (Pagliacci) for Welsh National Opera and Countess Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro) for the RAM under Colin Davis.
Concert engagements include Simply Gershwin in UK concert tour with Raymond Gubbay, Beethoven’s Symphony no.9 with Fondazione Orchestra Sinfonica e Coro Sinfonico di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Milan, and Ortlinde (Die Walküre, Act III) in concert with WNO.
In November 2016 Raval covered the role of Manon (Manon Lescaut) with support from the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation as part of its annual Cover Awards.