Jayne May-Sysum

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Operatic, Orchestral and Choral

Jayne's performances have received critical acclaim around the country and her lovely, natural voice is a joy to listen to. (Hear some of her recordings).

An exponent of the works of many composers, her training was in the classical and operatic repertoire.
Please refer to the Repertoire page for detailed information. Her operatic roles have included Adina (L'Elisir d'Amore), Michaela (Carmen) and Sophie (Werther).

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Concerts and Recitals

Jayne May-Sysum is a professional soprano who has appeared in major concert venues across the United Kingdom including Symphony Hall, Gloucester Cathedral, St John’s Smith Square and St Martin-in-the-Fields. In her concert work, she has performed with Vivaldi Concertante, Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra, Norwich Pops Orchestra, The Maggini Quartet and Norwich Baroque. A very particular feature of Jayne’s recital programmes is how she enjoys engaging with her audiences, introducing and setting the context of the music she performs. Also, the programmes very often embrace a number of genres.

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Shows and Theatre

Jayne's fun loving good nature comes to the fore within this Genre. The theatre is a natural environment for her, where interaction with the audience and general 'joie de vivre' are essential.
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Weddings and Functions

With a wide range of genres and a large repertoire Jayne is an ideal addition to a wedding, birthday party or other function. Make it an even more special occasion and book Jayne for your function. You won't be disappointed!
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Jayne's voice is suited to many styles of music and her superb intonation and easy going nature make her a delight to work with in a recording situation.

"Listening through the headphones when setting up, I was immediately struck by how lovely Jayne's voice is. I knew it would be fabulous in the recording, and sure enough it was!" - Paul Keeler of Sugati Sound (
hear the recording - Amitabha by Peter Hayes)

If you need a session soprano then Jayne will be the right choice!