Fiona Hammacott won a scholarship to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama after gaining a 1st Class honours degree in music.
She has been the subject of a BBC documentary and currently studies with Marie McLaughlin. Fiona has won numerous awards and scholarships, most notably the Countess of Munster Musical Trust. Fiona was chosen by Kate Rothschild and Ben Goldsmith to be the soloist at their wedding, a review in The Spectator deemed her performance “worthy of Callas”.
Other operatic roles include: Nedda in Pagliacci (Vietnam) Fiordiligi in Cosi fan Tutte (Netherlands) Musetta (cover) in Francesca Zambello’s acclaimed production of La Bohème for Raymond Gubbay and the Royal Albert Hall, The Mother in Hansel and Gretel (Buxton Festival), Mercédès in Carmen (Garden Opera), The Aunt in Madam Butterfly for Raymond Gubbay and the Royal Albert Hall, Josephine in HMS Pinafore, Solange in Not in front of the Waiter and Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana for Kentish Opera, Elle in la voix humaine (GSMD) Dido in Dido & Aeneas (GSMD) and Venus in Thésée cond. William Christie, (BBC radio Performance on 3, Avignon opera-théatre, Uttrecht Muziekcentrum vredenburg, theater de Caen and The Barbican).
Fiona has given several acclaimed performances of Canteloube’s Songs of the Auvergne and Richard Strauss' Four Last Songs.
Recital and oratorio work have taken her all over Europe.