Florence Daguerre de Hureaux
Coach (French repertoire)

Born in Paris, Florence graduated from Nice University and subsequently trained as a singer at the RAM in London and at the CMBV in Paris. 

Florence has been working as a French coach in Europe and beyond for 35 years: Glyndebourne, Garsington, Scottish Opera, ROH, Salzburg Festival, La Scala, Stockholm Royal Opera, Danish Royal Opera, New Israeli Opera, De Nederlandse Opera, Korea National Opera, Teatro Real, Wielki Theatre, Teatro San Carlos, Göteborg Opera, Zagreb National Opera, Opera Zuid.

As well as lecturing, narrating, doing pre-concert talks, workshops, masterclasses and adjudicating for competitions, she has worked with many distinguished singers in preparation for operatic roles, recitals and recordings.

She has a deep passion for poetry and French mélodie and is keen to encourage all singers to explore the répertoire.

Florence views her work with young artists as an essential part of her career and is a staff member in the London Music colleges (GSMD, RAM, RCM), NOS and the Jette Parker YAP at Covent Garden. She is also a regular visiting coach at the Royal Northern College of Music, and the Bolshoi Young Artists Opera Programme.