Welsh Soprano Elin Pritchard is a graduate of the Alexander Gibson Opera School at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she was awarded a Master of Opera with distinction and a Master of Music, and of London’s National Opera Studio. She is also a Samling Artist.
Her operatic roles have included Micaëla / Carmen for Mid Wales Opera, Female Chorus / The Rape of Lucretia for British Youth Opera, Miss Jessel / The Turn of the Screw, Nella / Gianni Schicchi, Giorgetta / Il tabarro, Stella / I Gioielli della Madonna and Musetta / La bohème for Opera Holland Park, Lucia / Lucia di Lammermoor for Buxton Festival Opera, Fiordiligi / Così fan tutte for Den Jyske Opera, and Donna Elvira / Don Giovanni for Finnish National Opera. For Scottish Opera, she has sung Donna Elvira, Anne Trulove/ The Rake’s Progress and Violetta / La traviata.
Elin is equally in demand on the concert platform with repertoire including Bruckner Mass in F Minor, Brahms Requiem, Dvorak Te Deum, Fauré Requiem, Mendelssohn Elijah, Mozart Coronation Mass, Mass in C Minor and Requiem, Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle and Stabat Mater, Rutter Requiem and Verdi Requiem.
Recent and future engagements include Kupava / The Snow Maiden and Nedda / I Pagliacci for Opera North and Violetta for Den Jyske Opera, Beethoven Symphony No. 9 with the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, Poulenc Gloria with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Brahms Requiem with the Ulster Orchestra and at St John’s Smith Square, Haydn St Nicholas with the English Chamber Orchestra, Mahler Symphony No. 4 at the Northern Chords Festival, Vaughan Williams Sea Symphony with the Brighton Philharmonic, Hathaway – Eight Arias for a Bardic Life at the Buxton Festival and Opera Galas for Clonter Opera and the Samling Foundation.