Mae Heydorn is a Swedish/German mezzo soprano and graduated on a scholarship from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with distinction in 2012. She made her Glyndebourne début the same year as the Woodpecker in The Cunning little Vixen. Mae has covered the roles of Bianca/The Rape of Lucretia and Mrs Grose/The Turn of the Screw at Glyndebourne since and she covered the role of Polina/Pikovaya Dama for Grange Park Opera.
Acclaimed as a mezzo soprano whose "cut and amplitude of timbre puts her at an advantage" (Opera Magazine), Mae is an award winning performer and recipient of the Wagner Society's President's Prize in 2014.
Following her success at the WSC Mae has made her role débuts as Marcellina/Le Nozze Di Figaro, Emilia/Otello, Frau Mary/Der fliegende Holländer, Siegrune/Die Walküre,and Erda/Das Rheingold. She sang the lead mezzo part in a new, critically acclaimed West End production The Rinse Cycle.
Recognised for her Lied interpretations she remains an enthusiastic explorer and lover of the art song, chamber music, oratory and contemporary repertoire.
In the autumn Mae is making her role débuts as Roßweiße/Die Walküre with Saffron Opera Group and as Orlofsky/Die Fledermaus with Fulham Opera. She is a finalist in this year's Wagner Singing Competition in London.