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Marie Elliott

Marie Elliott    Mezzo Soprano

Appearances with Wokingham Choral Society:

Verdi Requiem at University of Reading, 28th June, 2014

Marie Elliott            Mezzo Soprano

Marie was born in Devon. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she was awarded a DipRAM.

Opera roles include Bradamante (Alcina) for English Touring Opera, Olga (Eugene Onegin) for Opera By Definition and English Touring Opera, Angelina (Cenerentola) for Stanley Hall Opera, Genevieve (Pelléas et Mélisande) for Independent Opera at Sadler's Wells, Disinganno (Il Trionfo) for The Classical Opera Company, Oronte (La Fida Ninfa) and Licida (L'Olimpiade) for La Serenissima in Venice, St John's Smith Square, Israel & Bath Festival.

Covers include, Irene (Handel's Theodora) for Glyndebourne Touring Opera and Eduige (Handel's Rodelinda) and the title role in Handel's Giulio Cesare for Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Whilst at Glyndebourne, Marie was awarded the annual Erich Vetheer Prize for most promising young singer.

Marie is much in demand as a concert singer throughout the UK. Her many oratorio performances include the major works of Verdi, Rossini, Elgar and most especially Handel and Bach. She has worked with many of the UK's leading conductors, including Nicholas McGegan, Sir David Willcocks, David Hall, Edward Gardner, Vladimir Jurowski and Harry Christophers and The Sixteen.

Most recently Marie was the alto soloist for two performances of Messiah in India.

Future Engagements include Duruflé Requiem in Winchester Cathedral and a concert of Baroque music with Bath Consort.

April, 2014