Fiona after the performance of Alles unter einem Hut in Schaffhausen

Fiona Powell, born 1970 in Christchurch, New Zealand, second child of Brigitte and Kit Powell

Studied singing at Zurich Conservatorium (Teaching Diploma, Teacher: Jane Mengedoht) and at the University of Tel Aviv (MA, Teacher: Tamar Rachum). Performed for several years as free lance soprano soloist. Taught singing at Winterthur Conservatory. Since 2006 married to architect Roger Boltshauser, two children: Moris and Timon.

Many of Kit Powell’s works for soprano were written for Fiona: