Héloïse Werner Soprano/Composer
Recipient of the Michael Cuddigan Trust Award 2018, Linda Hirst Contemporary Vocal Prize 2017 and a Leeds Lieder Young Artist 2018, French-born and London-based soprano and composer Héloïse Werner was one of the four shortlisted nominees in the Young Artist category of the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards 2017. She was one of the BBC Radio 3’s 31 under 31 Young Stars 2020. This year, Héloïse will record her debut solo album with Delphian Records for release in June 2022. Héloïse is soprano and co-director for contemporary quartet The Hermes Experiment (soprano, clarinet, harp and double bass). They were shortlisted for the RPS Awards 2019 in the Young Artists category, winners of the Royal Over-Seas League Mixed Ensemble Competition 2019, Héloïse has written for musicians including violist Lawrence Power, mezzo-soprano Marielou Jacquard, pianist Kunal Lahiry, violinist Fenella Humphreys, mezzo-soprano Helen Charlston, The Gesualdo Six, The Bach Choir, mezzo-soprano Grace Durham and Miller-Porfiris Duo, commissioned by Spitalfields Music Festival 2020. Upcoming 2021 commissions include works for bassoonist Amy Harman, CoMA and harpsichordist Pawel Siwczak.