Musician in England, United Kingdom
Helen Neeves is a gifted soprano who relishes any opportunity to communicate the essential magic of music to her audience. She has many years’ experience as a solo and consort singer encompassing concert work, CD recordings and radio broadcasts.
A snapshot of Helen’s repertoire is shown in the following list of recent solo engagements - Rossini’s Stabat Mater, , Handel’s Messiah, Haydn's Little Organ Mass, and Haydn’s Creation with Bedford Choral Society. Helen performed Rutter’s Requiem and Gorecki’s Second Symphony in Munich during 2017, she then returned to perform Dupre’s De Profundis. Other recent performances include Poulenc’s Gloria with Finchley Choral Society.
As well as being a member of the BBC Singers, Helen has sung with many other vocal ensembles including the Sixteen, the Clerks Group, I Fagiolini, and Yorkshire Baroque Soloists. Recent engagements have included performances of I Fagiolini’s ‘Leonardo - Shaping the Invisible' programme in Bristol’s St Georges, London’s Milton Court and at Hasting’s Early Music Festival.
As an admirer of Jane Austen it is a pleasure to be part of the Austen Trio, with the group Helen has performed music loved and played by Jane Austen and her family. Recitals have taken place in various locations including Bath Assembly Rooms, Winchester Cathedral, Portsmouth Grammar School and Andover Lights Theatre. They have a released a CD - “Jane Austen’s Musical Treasures”.