Eleanor Ross

Award: Transmission Fund

Year: 2018

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Soprano

Location: London

Website: http://www.eleanorrossmusic.co.uk

Soprano Eleanor Ross trained as an oboist at both the Royal College of Music and the Norwegian Academy of Music, and then as a singer with Dennis O’Neill at the Wales International Academy of Voice. Eleanor was an OperaWorks artist at English National Opera 2013-14, and now studies privately in London with Neil Baker.
Notable solo engagements include the Villa-Lobos ‘Bachianas Brasileiras No.5’ at Cadogan Hall, Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ at St John’s Smith Square, Brahms “Ein Deutsches Requiem’ at St Paul’s Knightsbridge, and ‘The Ultimate Opera Gala’ with Dame Kiri te Kanawa, Dennis O’Neill and the orchestra of Welsh National Opera.
Recent opera roles include Konstanze (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, Mozart) with Pop Up Opera, Lili (Carina, Ansdell-Evans) in workshop with English National Opera, Juliette (Romeo et Juliette, Gounod) with Riverside Opera, and Cover Dalinda (Ariodante, Handel) for the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. Eleanor joined English Touring Opera for their Spring 2017 tour as Shepherd Boy (Tosca, Puccini) and as Alona in their new education opera ‘Different’ by Llywelyn Ap Myrddin, which she later toured to the Philharmonie Luxembourg.
2018 sees Eleanor sing her first Violetta Valery (La Traviata, Verdi) with Hampstead Garden Opera. Other engagements include Olympia/Giulietta (Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Offenbach) in a return to Opera in Oborne, Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart) with Intermezzo Opera, Handel's 'Messiah' at St John's Smith Square, and the Hong Kong International Operatic Singing Competition.