Sopranos
Elinor Chapman

Elinor graduated with an honours degree in Law with French before pursuing a diploma in Performance and Vocal Studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Since then, she has performed various operatic roles including Giannetta (L'Elisir d'Amore), Mercedes (Carmen), Diana (cover) and Venus (Orpheus in the Underworld) all for Kentish Opera, Adele (Fledermaus) and The Bride (The Wedding - A Street Opera) for Unexpected Opera, Despina (Cosi Fan Tutte), Oscar (Ballo in Maschera), Flora (Turn of the Screw), Blonde (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) and Malwina in Duchy Opera's "The Vampire" which received critical acclaim in Opera magazine. In Summer 2013 Elinor covered the role of Susanna (Marriage of Figaro) for NCO.

As a concert soloist, Elinor has performed at many venues around the UK, including St James's Piccadilly and Bristol, Durham and Southwark Cathedrals. Oratorio solo work includes Mozart's Requiem and Exultate Jubilate, Handel's Judas Maccabeus and Vivaldi's Gloria. She has toured China as soprano soloist with the Kent Sinfonia in both January 2012 and January 2013, and has twice toured as far afield as New Zealand.

Elinor Chapman

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  • “Elinor Chapman shone as the cheeky maid, Despina. She had it just right: all shining eyes, clear-as-a-bell singing and real stage presence.”
    Cosi fan tutte (Cambridge)
  • “The vocal soloist was the hugely accomplished soprano Elinor Chapman, an exceptional talent ... Elinor performed a varied programme of operatic arias, wowing the audience with her fantastic range.”
    Helston Prom in the Park, Cornwall
  • “Soloist Elinor Chapman put on a star performance ... Singer Elinor Chapman - hailed as an exceptional talent - delighted the audience.”
    Helston Prom in the Park, Cornwall
  • “Elinor Chapman's excellent and convincing characterisation shone throughout the concert, drawing the audience into each aria and song. Her wide range of expression and skilful coloratura in arias such...”
    Marlborough Express, New Zealand. Feb 2013

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