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Recently graduated from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, under the tuition of Louise Crane, Elouise has sung many roles in the College’s annual opera scenes and main productions. Her most recent debut was playing La Baronne in Royal Birmingham Conservatoires full production of Offenbach's La Vie Parisienne. She has also performed Junon in Actéon, Alice in Lucia di Lammermoor, Mrs Herring in Albert Herring, Rita in the première of Michael Wolter’s Ava’s Wedding, the lead role of Maurya in Riders to the Sea, Dorabella in Cosi fan Tutte, Tolomeo in Giulio Cesare, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, the Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas, Volpino in Lo Speziale, Jack in Arcadian Operas production of Ethel Smyths The Wreckers and the title role in Massenet's Cendrillion. Elouise toured with the National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company this summer 2018 and is looking forward to touring with them again this summer 2019. Elouise has won the Edward Brookes English song prize 2017 and the Stuart Cameron Smith American Song Prize 2018, second prize winner in the Edward Brookes Lieder prize 2018 and finalist in the Cecil Drew Oratorio prize 2016 + 2017, Corton Hyde early music prize 2016, Mario Lanza prize 2017, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire singing prize 2018 and the Winifred Micklam prize 2014. She has recently sung in master classes with Ning Liang, Christoph Prégardien and Jean Rigby.
Elouise has a strong choral background, growing up singing with the Orphic Singers (where she was head chorister), Formby Choral Society and Crosby Capriol Singers. Whilst in Birmingham, Elouise has been a member of the CBSO Chorus, taking part in the recording of Mendelssohn’s Hymn of Praise and the chorus of Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier in the Symphony Hall. She has also sung the alto solos in Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Pergolasi’s Stabat Mater, Durufle’s Requiem, Mozart’s Coronation Mass, Handel's Dixit Dominus, Rossini's Petite messe Solennelle, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Chorale Fantasy and Mozart's Mass in C Minor. Her ‘oratorio diary’ continues to fill up!
Elouise has also been part of the Conservatoire’s Chamber Choir conducted by Paul Spicer and Jeffrey Skidmore, which has made recordings of works by Samuel Barber, Vaughan Williams, John Joubert and Richard Rodney Bennett. Elouise recently enjoyed participating in the Ludlow Festival, broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
I'm © 2018 by Elouise Waterhouseasy.
© 2018 by Elouise Waterhouse