Eleanor Greenwood carries off McDonald’s Aria

21 July 2015

Canberramezzo soprano, Eleanor Greenwood (BMus (Performance) Hons '05), was last night named winner of the $43,000 Sydney Eisteddfod McDonald's Operatic Aria first prize.

Before a capacity crowd in the Concourse Concert Hall, Chatswood, adjudicators John Bolton-Wood and Rosamund Illing judged her the finest singer of the night for her rendition of 'Sein wir wieder gut' from "Ariadne auf Naxos" by Richard Strauss and 'Non più mestam' from "La Cenerentola" by Rossini.

Born and bred in Canberra and now resident in Potts Point, Greenwood is a graduate of both the ANU School of Music and the Royal College of Music, London. She is also is a past recipient of an Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant.

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