Ellen Pearson


Ellen Pearson is a mezzo-soprano in the second year of her Master's of Music at the Royal College of Music. An Ian-Evans Lombe scholar, Ellen studies with Alison Wells and Sebastian Wybrew. Ellen is also financially supported by the Countess of Munster Trust and the Josephine Baker Trust.

Ellen is delighted to be an Opera Holland Park Young Artist for their 2023-24 Season and is excited to be performing the role of Rosina in the Opera Holland Park Young Artist production of Il Barbiere di Siviglia by Rossini. Ellen recently performed the role of Donna Ximena in the Royal College of Music’s Autumn 2023 Production of Gazzaniga’s Don Giovanni.

In August 2023 Ellen made her role debut of Dorabella in Berlin Opera Academy’s production of Cosí fan Tutte. She also interpreted (on stilts!) the role of Anna Swann (Solo8) in the Royal College of Music’s summer production of Libby Larsen’s Barnum’s Bird.

A keen performer of Art Song, Ellen recently won the Charles Wood Song Competition 2024. Recent wins also include AESS Dorothy Richardson Prize for English Song (2022) as well as the RNCM Chris Petty English Song Prize (2022). Ellen has also been highly commended for her recent performances in the RCM Lieder Competition (2024) and in the RCM English Song Competition (2024). She has also performed in masterclasses with internationally renowned artists including Thomas Allen, Michael Chance and Susan Manoff.

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