Australian mezzo-soprano Emily Edmonds was a member of the Royal Opera House, covent garden's Jette Parker Young Artists Programme from 2015 to 2017, where her roles including Third Grace/Third Fate (Orpheus), Alms Sister (Suor Angelica), Käthchen (Werther), Singer and Musician (Manon Lescaut), Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) and in the world premiere of 4.48 Psychosis for The Royal Opera and in Les Enfants Terriblesfor The Royal Ballet.
Edmonds studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and on the Young Artists Programme with Pacific Opera Company. Operatic engagements include Asteria (Bajazet) for Pinchgut Opera, Kate Julian (Owen Wingrave) and roles in Through the Gates and the Australian premiere of Into the Little Hillfor Sydney Chamber Opera, Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro) for Opera New England and Second Lady (Die Zauberflöte) for Pacific Opera. Concert engagements include The Sea Pictures and Third Maid (Elektra) with Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Edmonds was a scholar with the Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust, holding the Dame Nellie Melba Scholarship and the Patrick and Vivian Gordon Award. She has received an Australia Council for the Arts ArtStart grant allowing her to continue her studies abroad.