Philippa studied at King’s College, London and Guildhall School of Music and Drama, graduating with Distinction in 2010. She has sung with Academy of Ancient Music, BBC Singers, Ex Cathedra, Gabrieli Consort, the Monteverdi Choir, The Sixteen and Tenebrae.

Recent solo engagements include Bach’s Magnificat in St John’s Smith Square with Oxford Baroque, Arvo Pärt’s Stabat Mater at the Three Choirs Festival, Berlioz’s Messe Solennelle in the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Mozart’s Requiem, Gounod’s Messe Solennelle, Bach’s Mass in B Minor and Filia in Carissimi’s Jephte, all for Armonico Consort, Bach’s Ascension Oratorio (BWV 11) with the Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge and the OAE, and Graupner’s Ach Gott und Herr in the London Handel Festival with Adrian Butterfield.

Roles include Dido, Belinda (Dido and Aeneas) and Second Lady (Magic Flute) for Armonico Consort, Mary (Hugh the Drover) for Hampstead Garden Opera, Sandrina (La Finta Giardiniera) for Handmade Opera, Galatea (Acis and Galatea) for Benedict Hoffnung, First Lady (Die Zauberflöte) and Leonora (Fidelio) in Guildhall opera scenes, and Elsie (Yeoman of the Guard) for Hounslow Light Operatic Company. She sang in Birmingham Opera Company’s award-winning production of Stockhausen’s Mittwoch aus Licht (Chorus and Koloratur-Sopran (cover)) in 2012, reviving it last year for the BBC Proms. Other recent work has included an opera by Alexander Campkin in the Tête à Tête Opera Festival, Mary Crawford in Dove’s Mansfield Park for HGO, Jou-Jou in Opera Danube’s The Merry Widow, in St John’s Smith Square, Oberto (Alcina) with Musica Poetica, and Chorus for Clemenza di Tito with The Classical Opera Company. She was a finalist in the John Kerr English Song Award in October 2012.