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.
Recent solo work includes Brahms' Requiem in Worcester Cathedral, John Blow's Venus and Adonis at the MA Festival in Bruges and Haydn's Creation with Bedford Choral Society. In November she will be performing Poulenc's Gloria with Finchley Choral Society, other forthcoming work includes Handel's Messiah in Romsey Abbey.
As well as enjoying being a member of the BBC Singers Helen has many years of experience singing with a variety vocal ensembles including The Clerks Group, I Fagiolini, The Sixteen, and Britten Sinfonia Voices.
Helen sang on I Fagiolini's recording "Amuse Bouche" which is a collection of 20th Century French Music. She performed this programme with them in many venues across the UK including the Wigmore Hall, Norwich Cathedral, Blackburn Cathedral, and, most recently, in Yorkshire as part of the Ryedale Festival. She also joined them this year in London's Milton Court, Bristol's St.George's, and Hastings Early Music Festival for their 'Leonardo - Shaping the Invisible' programme.
Helen is a member of the Austen Trio with whom she has performed in venues across the UK including Blackheath Concert Halls, Winchester Cathedral and at the Jane Austen Festival in Bath. Recent concerts include a recital for Andover Music Club and a concert in Portsmouth Festivities. The trio have also recently recorded a CD which is due for release shortly.