Eleanor Meynell


Eleanor Meynell won a scholarship to Chetham’s School of Music at the age of 11 where she studied with Heather Slade-Lipkin and Ryzsard Bakst and later, singing at the Royal Northern College of Music.

During her time at Chetham’s she was a prize- winner in several national and international competitions, winning Bromsgrove Young Musician of the Year aged 15 and was awarded both ARCM and LGSM diplomas.

Eleanor developed an interest in singing while still at school and, inspired by singing Pierrot Lunaire with Daniel Harding and Simon Rattle, went on to pursue a joint career as both singer and pianist at an international level.

Eleanor has broadcast as a soloist and chamber musician on BBC Radio 3, Classic fM and Radio Belfast and collaborates with several instrumentalists and singers. She is also a member of the Monteverdi Choir and for the past ten years has toured with them performing at major concert halls and opera houses all over Europe and the USA. She made her Wigmore Hall debut in 2015 conducted by John Eliot Gardiner in music by Schubert and Brahms which received critical acclaim in The Times.

Eleanor sang full-time with the BBC Singers for five years with whom she broadcast regularly for BBC Radio 3 and the BBC Proms and she is on the staff at both Trinity Laban conservatoire and Goldsmiths College as accompanist and vocal coach.

For more information please visit www.eleanormeynell.com