Our President

DELLA JONES

Della Jones, one of Great Britain's leading mezzo-sopranos, was born in Neath, South Wales. With a wide repertoire extending from early to contemporary music, Della has appeared with all the leading British opera companies, while foreign engagements have included performances in the U.S.A., Russia, Japan, Canada, and throughout Europe in over 120 operatic roles.

Her concert appearances include engagements all over the world with leading orchestras and conductors, such as Leonard BernsteinSir Georg SoltiSir Charles MackerrasSir Simon RattleSir Mark ElderSir John Eliot Gardiner and Mark Minkowski.

Della has recorded prolifically with all the major record companies in over a hundred recordings. She enjoys encouraging the new generation of singers. "I am enormously proud of ESCS, and delight in being its President."