Yvonne has been hailed by the International press as ‘one of the finest singing actresses this country has produced.’ This followed her performances the film of John Adam’s opera The Death of Klinghoffer’ and Beethoven’s Leonore / Fidelio for Opera Holland Park.
Most recent successes have included the title role of Norma for Opera Holland Park, Sieglinde with the Halle orchestra, and Fricka and 2nd Norn in Opera North’s highly acclaimed Ring Cycle.
Her work varies enormously, from the operas of Verdi, Britten and Wagner, to shows such as Carousel, by Rogers and Hammerstein and also recital,concert and Oratorio.
In 2018, she sang the role of Queen of the Fairies in Iolanthe for English National Opera and for Garsington Opera, Mistress Quickly in Falstaff.
Yvonne appears with the Opera North, the Royal Opera Covent Garden, and English National Opera here in the UK, and has also sung in the US , Japan, Brazil, Argentina and throughout Europe.
Since September 2015, Yvonne has been a Visiting Professor of Singing at the Royal Academy of Music.