Elinor Rolfe Johnson - Soprano

Elinor Rolfe Johnson graduated from Cambridge University with a Masters degree in Music and studies with Susan Roberts. She completed her two years on the Opera school at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Summer of 2013. As an RCS scholarship holder Elinor was also very kindly supported by the Russell Sheppard Trust Vocal Scholarship and the Richard Stapely trust. She has performed at venues including the Theatre Royal Glasgow, L'Archeveche and Grand Theatre Aix-en-Provence, St John's Smith Square, Leeds Town Hall, Snape Maltings and St. George’s Hanover Square.

Operatic roles include Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, both Countess and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan Tutte, Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus and Tytania in A Midsummer night's Dream. Song repertoire comprises works by Britten, Poulenc, Schubert, Schumann, Wolf, Debussy and Strauss, and Oratorio by Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Handel, Tippet, Vaughan Williams and Brahms.

A finalist at the 2010 London Handel Festival Competition, Elinor more recently performed the role of Ismene in Telemann's Orpheus for the Classical Opera Company. In September 2013 she sang her debut recital at the Wigmore Hall with William Vann. Summer 2014 Elinor covered at the Aix-en-Provence Festival for the Bach, Trauernacht project, under Raphael Pichon and worked alongside the Freiburger Barockorchester, with Pablo Heras-Casado in the festivals production of Die Zauberflöte. In October she performed the role of Rosalinde for Opera Danube's Die Fledermaus at St John's, Smith Square. Up-coming performances include the role of Countess for Regents Opera's Le Nozze di Figaro in June. 

Website: elinorrolfejohnson.com