British Mezzo Soprano Ellie Edmonds trained at Chetham’s School of Music, Birmingham Conservatoire with Christine Cairns, and later with Dennis O’Neill at his school, The Welsh International Academy of Voice.
Recent Operatic roles include Un Musico Manon Lescaut, Annina La Traviata, Natalia Zazà (Leoncavallo) Opera Holland Park, Carmen Carmen Kings Head Theatre, Zaïda Il turco in Italia Proper Opera and Ottavia L’incorinazione de Poppea Berlin Opera Academy.
Ellie made her Royal Opera House debut in the role of Victorian in Opera Holland Park’s ‘Alice’s Adventures in wonderland’ (Todd), which was performed at the Linbury Studio in November 2015.Since then she has featured as an ROH Artist in various workshops and performance settings including Engender, Light bulb Theatre Company and Graeae Theatre Company.Operatic roles; Puck Trouser Power (Bradley) ROH and cover in The Lost Thing (Maxwell) Linbury.
Concert highlights include Tippet’s A Child of our Time (Dartington), Mahler’s Ruckert Lieder (Bham Conservatoire) Handel’s The Messiah, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle (OSJ) and Berio’s Folk Songs (Birmingham Sinfonia).
Ellie participates in regular outreach work including performing for OHP’s Inspire programme, chorus mentoring for Birmingham Opera Chorus, teaching as an associate for West Sussex Music Service and volunteers for The Choir with no name, Brighton. As well as her exciting upcoming work with ETO, Ellie is looking forward to returning to the role of Annina in Opera Holland Park’s revival of La Traviata in summer 2021.