After appearing in the musical Robert and Elizabeth with such actors as John Clements and Keith Michel, Wendy continued her career as a soloist with Glyndebourne Festival Opera, English National Opera, Welsh National Opera and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and was a familiar face at the BBC promenade concerts. Wendy has worked with such conductors as Rattle, Boulez, Haitink, Davies and Boult and her gramophone records include performances of Handel, Bach, Monteverdi, Scarlatti, Delius and Vaughan Williams. She began teaching at Trinity College of Music in 1985, later becoming the first Head of Vocal Studies, Opera and Music Theatre and at present as Senior Lecturer spends most of her time teaching individual students singing, auditioning and examining. In 1994, she was awarded the Sir Charles Santley Memorial Prize by the Worshipful Compnay of Musicians for her contribution to music and in 2000 was given a Fellowship at Trinity College of Music.
Qualifications / Educational Background
Wendy Eathorne studied at the Royal Academy of Music from 1959 to 1965, with May Blyth and later gained scholarships with Flora Nielsen and Dame Eva Turner.