Honey Rouhani, recently made her debut with the King's Head Theatre,

performing the role of Musetta in a radical production of Puccini's La Boheme directed by

Adam Spreadbury-Maher. In June 2016 Honey made her Barbican debut premiering

'Love and Peace Quotes' by her father Mehran Rouhani, comissioned by the UNICEF as part of the

Children of War charity concert.

Following her KH debut, the Opera magazine descibed her as

"a supremely entitled and manipulative Musetta"

 

The British/Iranian graduated from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and

Dance with a Postgraduate Diploma in Vocal/Opera studies, where she was a Leverhulm scholar.

She continues to study with Alison Wells.

Honey is no stranger to the stage and the world of performing arts, she started Ballet at the

age of 4 and continued for fifteen years. She started her musical journey at the age of six

with leraning the piano with her father, Mehran Rouhani, Composer.

She has studied with professors, Jennifer Dakin ARAM, Ameral Gunson GSMD,

Ian Kennedy GSMD and Sophie Grimmer RCM. She has also performed in masterclasses with

Linda Hirst, Joan Rogers, Neil Jenkins, John Hancorn and Ron Morris. In 2013,

Honey was the English Song competition finalst at the Trinity Laban.

 

Recent roles and performances include: Carlotta in Phantom of the Opera (LMTO) , Phyllis in Gilbert and Sullian's 'Iolanthe' (East Surrey Choral Society) Mahler's Symphony no 4 (Angel Orchestra), Opera gala (Dubai), Opera Gala (Burgh Houe), Josephine in HMS Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan (ELOC), Musetta in Puccini's La Boheme (Dulwich Opera), Magda in Puccini's ' La Rondine' (Trinity Laban), Sandman and Dew Fairy in Humberdinck's 'Hansel and Gretel' (Opera in Space), Susanna in Mozart's 'Le noze di Figaro' (Trinity Laban).

Chausson's 'Poem de l'amour et de la mer' with the Angel orchestra conducted by Peter Fender, Venus in Offenbach's 'Orpheus in the Underworld' (Trinity Laban - Blackheath Halls), soloist in Haydn's 'The Creation' conducted by Nicholas Craemer (St John's Smith Square), Tina in Jonathan Dove's 'The Flight' (Trinity Laban), Opera Diva in John Cage's centinary festival curated by Stephen Montague (Trinity Laban), Honey has also had the pleasure singing with the Pazardjik Symphony Orchestra conducted by Peter Fender.

In 2010 Honey made her Opera debut with the role of Mabel in Gilbert and Sullivan's 'The Pirate's of Penzance' and later Cupid in Offenbach's 'Orpheus in the Underworld' with the Epsom Light Opera Company.

 

Recent premiers include:  Mehran Rouhani's 'Love and Peace Quotes' (Barbican Centre), Babak Kazemi's 'Ode to Peace' (Cadogan Hall) Recent performances include a European tour of Iranian Composer, Shohreh Shakoori's new vocal works, ' Norooz Suit' by Babak Kazemi (V&A). UK Premier of Reza Vali's 'Persian Folk Songs' (Epic Persia - Cadogan Hall) with the Docklands Sinfonia conducted by Spencer Down. Nightingale in Sarah Percival's new Play 'The Gate' (Leighton House), premier of ' Only Sound Remains' by Soosan Lolavar (V&A)

 

Honey is ecxited to be making her West End Opera Debut at the Trafalgar Studios this winter, returning to her favourite role, Musetta, in a revival of Puccini's La Boheme (King's Head Production)

 

Apart from life as a singer, Honey enjoys a busy schedule of teaching singing privately and directing school choirs around London.  

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