Eloise Irving - soprano
Eloise Irving is a soprano who was a choral scholar at Kings College, London. She is currently studying singing with Paul Farrington having trained in voice and harp at the Guildhall School of Music.
She began her professional career by winning the 1998 BBC Radio 2 Choirgirl of the Year competition. This led to her appearing as a soloist in a wide range of music programmes on radio and television and further solo performances at the Royal Festival Hall, Fairfield Hall and Birmingham Symphony Hall.
Recent engagements include appearing as Almirena in Handel's “Rinaldo” with Longborough Festival Opera, as principal soprano in “The Fairy Queen” with Bury Court Opera, Galatea in “Acis and Galatea” with Chilmark Opera and performing a role in a new opera alongside William Towers at Kings Place and on tour. Other appearances include singing Bach’s Jauchzet Gott with Crispian Steele-Perkins, duetting with Emma Kirkby in a concert featuring pieces by Schütz and Handel, singing in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with Trevor Pinnock in Leipzig’s Gewandhaus and singing in the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall with the OAE and Marin Alsop. She has also performed and recorded with Polyphony, Tenebrae, AAM, Armonico Consort, Philharmonia Voices, Oxford Baroque, Platinum Consort, Sarum Consort, Brabant Consort, Oxford Camerata, the Eric Whitacre Singers and Gareth Malone’s Voices.