Emma Jüngling is a Franco-Swiss mezzo-soprano based in London. She is the winner of the Friedl Wald Prize in 2016, the Bourse du Cercle Romand Richard Wagner in 2017 and the Alice Gamble Prize 2019.
Emma first studied singing with Hiroko Kawamichi at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Lausanne until 2017. After obtaining her Bachelor's degree there, she continued her studies with Caitlin Hulcup and Marek Ruszczynski at the Royal Academy of Music in Lausanne. London and obtained a distinction for his Master's degree as well as a DipRam for an excellent recital at the end of his studies. She is currently a private student of British soprano Cathy Pope.
Since 2016, the young mezzo has been part of the choir of the Opéra de Lausanne and has been a soloist for their Young Audience workshops for two seasons. Her first stage role was Tituba in The Crucible by Robert Ward at the Berlin Opera Academy in 2019 thanks to the Lorna White Prize.
During her studies at HEMU or RAM in London, Emma had the chance to explore many roles such as Octavian (Der Rosenkavalier), Dorabella (Così fan tutte), Carmen and Mercédès (Carmen) and Cherubino ( Le Nozze di Figaro). She has also participated in numerous masterclasses with, among others, Susan Bullock, Heidi Brunner, Nadine Denize and Steven Higgins.
Emma has been heard as a soloist in Schönberg's Pierrot Lunaire as well as in Handel's Israel in Egypt conducted by Leonardo Garcia Alarcon. His oratorio repertoire also includes the Dixit Dominus by Scarlatti and Handel, the Requiem by Dvorak and the Oratorio de Noël by Saint-Saëns.
With the pandemic having canceled and postponed a large number of projects, Emma is very excited to return to the stage as a member of the choir at the prestigious Grange Opera Festival in England this summer. She will then join the young artists of the Wexford Opera Festival in Ireland in October 2021. Emma will sing the role of Venus in Orpheus in the Underworld with the Opéra des Champs (Bulle) in 2023.