Hazel Neighbour is an operatic soprano based in London. Hazel is on the Royal Academy of Music Opera course studying with Nuccia Focile and Jonathan Papp, generously supported by the Maria Callas Award and the Josephine Baker Trust.
Hazel Neighbour’s L’Ensoleillad also had the vocal allure and colour to really make something of this role – particularly in the upper-reaches of the role where she was bewitching and beguiling in equal measure.
- Classical Source
Dambrauskaitė was well-partnered by Hazel Neighbour’s Fox, whose slightly heavier soprano shone richly against Dambrauskaitė’s brightness. Their love duet was a highpoint but revealed the gentle humour of their relationship too
- Opera Today
Neighbour sparkled suitably and also convinced as a dancer, she has to spend a lot of time mooning seductively and Neighbour did this brilliantly
- Planet Hugill
Hazel Neighbour, Jonathan Miles and Peter Martin all made lively contributions
- Opera Magazine
The superb soprano, Hazel Neighbour, overpowered the room with her majestic vocal prowess and exquisite stage presence