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Orchidea Duo perform at the Old Royal Naval College Chapel

Thu 8 October 2020

Free lunchtime concert at the Old Royal Naval College Chapel on Fri 16 Oct, 13.05 

Orchidea Duo

Eleanor Rosser-Smythe soprano

Natalie Molloy piano


PROGRAMME: “A Celebration of Music and Song”.


Mahler Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?                  

Mahler Ich ging mit Lust durch einen grünen Wald 

Bach Prelude in G Major No. 15 (BWV 884).      

Liszt  S’il est un charmant gazon                               

Chaminade La lune paresseuse                                   

Greig Nocturne, Op. 54 

Britten Early One Morning 

Britten The last rose of Summer 

Rachmaninov Prelude in G major Opus 32

Traditional Pokarekare Ana (New Zealand Love Song)

Harnick & Baker Someone is Sending me Flower


Eleanor is currently training for an MMus in vocal performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance under Linda Hirst and Eamonn Mulhall, where she is generously supported by the Harpenden Music Foundation. Eleanor’s musical education began at the Junior Guildhall School of Music and Drama, followed by a move to the Junior Royal Academy of Music where she specialised in both voice and flute.

After graduating from Durham University with a degree in History, Eleanor regularly cantored at Westminster Cathedral and also performed roles including Anne Brontë in Polly Teale’s /Brontë/ (The Barn Theatre) and Kerry in John Finnemore’s /Wysinnwyg/ (Room One Theatre Company).

While training, performance credits include Martin Creed’s Toast (Tate Britain and Hauser & Wirth Gallery), The Director (/Der Schauspieldirektor/, Puzzle Piece Opera), Vicki (A Christmas Carol, Trinity Laban Opera) and multiple roles with Trinity Laban Opera Scenes including Barbarina (/Le Nozze di Figaro/) and Echo (/Ariadne auf Naxos/).

Eleanor recently performed in a masterclass with renowned soprano Susan Bullock. Other recital credits include The King’s Chamber Orchestra, Puzzle Piece Opera and London-based vocal trio Aukana.

Old Royal Naval College Chapel / Free