Eleanor Janes is a Lyric soprano with regular performances in the UK and abroad.
Upcoming performances include Tatyana Eugene Onegin with Park Opera, Fenena Nabucco with Guildford Opera and Donna Anna Don Giovanni with Rogue Opera.
Operatic roles to date include Marguerite Faust (Brent Opera); Micaëla Carmen (Barefoot Opera); Vitellia La Clemenza di Tito (Henfenfeld Operanakademie); Euridice Orfeo ed Euridice (New Sussex Opera); Mařenka The Bartered Bride (Guildford Opera); Countess Almaviva Le Nozze di Figaro (Ensemble OrQuesta); Mimì La Bohème (Cooper Hall); Manon Manon (Opera Coast); Elle La Voix Humaine (The Forge); Hanna Glawari The Merry Widow (Kentish Opera, cover).
Eleanor has performed in the chorus with many notable companies such as Grange Park Opera, Longborugh Festival Chorus, Classical opera, Opera Project, West Green House Opera and Winslow Hall Opera.
In demand on the concert platform, Eleanor has performed at the London Song Festival and with the award winning ‘No Voice Unheard’ Song Project. Recently, Eleanor toured the UK with Wunderbar’s Opera Helps, appearing on several national Radio stations. She was a member of the Philharmonia Student singer scheme for several years, performing at numerous prestigious concert venues in the UK and abroad.
Eleanor has performed with several leading orchestras in London, performing works such as Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Mozart’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah and Dixit Dominus. A keen recitalist, Eleanor has performed recitals at Holywell Music Room, Oxford; St. Mary’s, Battersea and St. Bride’s, Fleet Street and is a Oxford Lieder Festival Mastercourse alumna.
Eleanor has sung in masterclasses with Della Jones, Lauren Pillot, Wolfgang Holzmair, John Mark Ainsley, Ryland Davies, James Gilchirst, Matthew Rose, Ian Partridge. Eleanor was also selected to perform in a masterclass with Laurent Pillot as part of the European Opera Centre programme.
In 2010, Eleanor was awarded a Distinction for her Masters of Music degree from Trinity Laban Conservatiore, for which she was generouslly supported by the Henry Wood House Trust, The Bluecoat Foundation and The Newcomen Collet Trust. Eleanor currently studies with American soprano, Pamela Kuhn.