Soprano Eline Vandenheede
Belgian soprano Eline Vandenheede has appeared on the concert platform across Europe and is a graduate of the Guildhall Opera School, where she studied with Susan Waters. Eline is generously supported by Opera Prelude - as a member of their Young Artist Programme.
Previously performed operatic roles include Ilse (Frühlings Erwachen - Benoït Mernier) and Cendrillon (Jules Massenet). Eline performed the role of the first moon woman (A Trip to the Moon - Andrew Norman) with Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra. Season 2019/2020 Eline performed as Amaranta (La Fedeltà Premiata - Joseph Haydn) and Gracie (The Angel Esmeralda - Lliam Paterson).
Eline won the 2018 Franz-Schubert-Institut Lieder Prize incorporating the Vera Rózsa-Nordell Travel Award and obtained a Virtuoso Award in the 2020 Vienna International Music Competition. She has taken part in various masterclasses with artists such as Gerald Finley, Elly Ameling, Robert Holl, Ann Murray, Peter Konwitschny, Roger Vignoles, Amanda Roocroft, Yvonne Kenny, Sir John Tomlinson and Helmut Deutsch.
Highlights in previous and forthcoming engagements are at the Barbican Hall, Wigmore Hall, LSO St. Luke’s, St. John’s Smith Square, ROH covering Amore and Melantho (The Return of Ulysses) and the role of the first moon woman (A Trip to the Moon) with Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra. Most recent collaborations are with Opera Prelude, the Library Conservatory Antwerp and the Guildhall Composer’s Studio. Eline is a member of the Philharmonia Chorus’s professional scheme and the extra chorus at the Royal Opera House and the English National Opera.