• ..the Lucretia of the young Scottish mezzo Rowan Hellier is totally gripping, neurotically yet credibly acted, superbly sung in a rich, expressive contralto-like timbre.
    — Richard Morrison, The Times
  • Mezzo Rowan Hellier makes a noble, troubled Penelope, her rich lyric tone a huge asset.
    — George Hall, The Stage
  • As Adriano..the lovely richness of her tone gave stature to the Emperor despite his fickle caprices, while in higher registers her voice shone beautifully.
    — Claire Seymour, Opera Today
  • Mezzo soprano Rowan Hellier was compelling, with her rich, matt velvet tone, as she performed these haunted and expressive melodies with focus, drama and clarity.
    — Rosenna East, The Herald


Equally at home on the opera stage and concert platform, Rowan appears regularly with the world's leading orchestras and baroque ensembles, including BBC Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Dunedin Consort, and The King’s Consort. She has appeared at the Bregenz Festival, St. Magnus International Festival and as a recital artist at the Wigmore Hall, London.





London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall

Performances January 2018

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Dunedin Consort, Misteria Paschalia Festival, Krakow

Performances March 2018

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