The Four Sopranos are four singers Eleanor Sanderson-Nash, Helena Raeburn, Chloe Morgan and Lucy Prendergast. They have all graduated from the top colleges and academies of the UK. They perform both as soloists and as part of the group The Four Sopranos.
Lucy Prendergast began her musical career with the Halle Youth Choir in Manchester under the direction of James Burton and subsequently progressed to the National Youth Choir. She later read for a degree in Arabic and recently graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge where she held a choral scholarship under Stephen Layton. Lucy has featured in recordings and solo performances across the UK, Europe, USA and Canada – notable highlights include an acclaimed live recording of ‘The Dream of Gerontius’ with Sir Mark Elder, appearances at the London Proms directed by Daniel Barenboim, as well as multiple award winning recordings and performances with Trinity College Choir.
Chloe Morgan graduated from Trinity College of Music, London. While in her final year at college she won a place on the prestigious Monteverdi Choir Apprentice scheme and also became a Britten Pears young artist. Recent roles include Eurydice in Orpheus in the underworld (Offenbach) for Opera in the Open, Marina Abramović in Breakdown (Synnott, world premier), Cissy Cassidy in Losers (Wargo) for Wexford Festival Opera, Papagena in The Magic Flute (Mozart) for Wexford Festival Opera and Lismore Music Festival, Madame Mao (cover) in Nixon in China (Adams) for Wide Open Opera, Sidonie in Armide (Glück) for the Yorke Trust, Adina (cover) in The Elixir of Love (Donizetti) for Opera Theatre Company, and Alison in The Wandering Scholar (Holst) for Wexford Festival Opera.
Helena Raeburn is a versatile vocalist, performing in many different styles including Musical Theatre, Classical, Folk, Pop/Rock/Soul, Jazz and Choral. She works regularly with the Royal Shakespeare Company on recording projects and live music for plays and is currently singing for two plays in the ‘King and Country’ cycle; Richard II and Henry V. Performing experience includes studio session work (solo and choral), live radio broadcasts and televised performances as well as concerts, musicals, operas, plays and cabarets. She trained on the Musical Theatre Course at the Royal Academy of Music having studied Classical Singing at the Birmingham Conservatoire and Music at the University of Birmingham.
Eleanor Sanderson-Nash recently graduated with a First Class Honours Degree from the Royal Northern College of Music. Eleanor is now completing her postgraduate training at the Royal College of Music under the tutelage of Janis Kelly and Gary Matthewman where she is an RCM Award Holder. In opera and musical theatre, Eleanor has thoroughly enjoyed playing varying roles including Cobweb (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Britten), Miss Ellen (Lakme, Delibes), Dodo (The Merry Widow, Lehar), April (Company, Sondheim) and Elisetta (Il Matrimonio Segreto, Cimarosa). Her forthcoming plans include covering the role of Ida in J Strauss’ ‘Die Fledermaus’ at the RCM International Opera School and performing the role of Despina from ‘Cosi fan tutte’ in RCM Opera Excerpts in January 2016.