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Manahan Thomas, Elin - Soprano

Period(s) Baroque
Style of ensemble Vocal, Soloist

Biography

Elin Manahan Thomas was born and bred in Swansea, and first studied Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at Clare College, Cambridge, before turning to the world of music, and to performing and presenting. She is known for her interpretation of baroque repertoire, and made the world premiere recording of the newly-discovered Bach ode 'Alles mit Gott' in 2006 for Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Elin has also recorded and performed Handel with the Orchestra of the Sixteen, Vivaldi and Pergolesi with Florilegium, Dowland and Campion with David Miller (lute), Mozart with the Academy of Ancient Music, and she released her debut solo disc of baroque music with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conducted by Harry Christophers. In 2012 Elin performed Handel at the Paralympics Opening Ceremony in London before a global audience of one billion people. She has presented the  Proms for BBC Four, and can be heard on Sunday nights on Radio 3 as the presenter of Early Music Late. Elin is an Honorary Fellow at the Universities of Swansea and Bangor, and the RWCMD. 

Sample programme

Agent name

Holly Skelton, Ikon Arts Management

Main contact name
Holly Skelton

Postal address
Holly Skelton Ikon Arts Management Suite 114 Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street LONDON N1 0QH

Telephone Number
020 7354 9199

Email address
holly@ikonarts.com

Website address
http://www.elinmanahanthomas.org/

Other associated sites
http://www.facebook.com/Elin-Manahan-Thomas-119529151466231/ http://twitter.com/elin_manahan