Eleanor minney

Mezzo Soprano

In 2010 Eleanor gained a First Class Honours degree in Vocal Studies from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music, London. Upon graduating was also recipient of the Wilfred Greenhouse Allt college prize for Cantata and Oratorio for her performance in JS Bach's St. John Passion.

 

Recent solo engagements include Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, B Minor Mass, Magnificat and Cantata 198 “Trauer-Ode” with Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the English Baroque soloists, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion and Monteverdi’s Vespers with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Schumann’s Paradies und die Peri with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, and Handel's Messiah with the Mormon Metropolitan Tabernacle Choir in Salt Lake City, UT.

 

Operatic roles include Ninfa/Proserpina (Monteverdi L'Orfeo), Ruggiero (Handel Alcina), Cherubino (Mozart Marriage of Figaro), Fanny Price (Dove Mansfield Park), Mercedes (Bizet Carmen), Claretta (Leoncavallo Zaza), and Sukanya's Friend (Shankar Sukanya) for Royal Opera.

 

In recital Eleanor performs regularly with baroque violinist Davina Clarke, and solo recitals at London's St. Martin-in-the-fields, Cadogan Hall, St. George’s Hanover Square, and New York’s Weill Recital room at Carnegie Hall. Eleanor is currently a young artist and resident recitalist for the Handel House Museum.

 

Future solo engagements include a European tour of Bach's St. Matthew Passion with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Bach's B Minor Mass with the Academy of Ancient Music and Copland's In the Beginning with The Sixteen.

Eleanor is also a busy consort singer and enjoys a variety of repertoire with the The Monteverdi Choir, I Fagiolini, The Tallis Scholars, Galicantus and Tenebrae.

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