Amelia Berridge (Soprano) is a graduate from the University of York (UK) with a first class BA Hons in Music. Throughout her studies, Amelia sang as a soloist and consort singer with numerous ensembles including The Ebor Singers, Yorkshire Bach Choir, Pezzettini, The National Youth Choir of Great Britain, The National Youth Chamber Choir of Great Britain and the Rêverie choir.
Since graduating, Amelia has lived in France and the Netherlands where she has engagements with Collegium Vocale Gent, Amsterdam Baroque, Les Arts Florissants, Les Voix Animées, Vox Luminis and others. Amelia also works with the Ensemble William Byrd under the direction of Graham O’ Reilly, sings regularly as a guest soloist for the Paris Choral Society and as a soloist for the l’Ensemble Orchestral des Hauts de Seine, directed by Laurent Brack. She has performed frequently as an oratorio and opera soloist amongst other engagements in France, Germany and the UK. Recently performed roles include ‘Belinda’ in Purcell’s Dido and Aneas with the Ensemble William Byrd, previously with the National Canter for Early Music in England, ‘Theodora’ in excerpts from Handel’s Theodora with the Queens Baroque Ensemble, as well as many other works and oratorios such as Messiah, Dixit Dominus, Samson, Solomon (Handel), Carmina Burana (Orff), Requiem (Faure), Magnificat, Mass in B minor, Christmas Oratorio (Bach) Requiem and Mass in C minor (Mozart).
Amelia has been lucky enough to travel throughout Europe and America and has featured on many recordings, including Light and Gold with the Eric Whitacre Singers – a gramophone award-winning CD which reached No.1 in the US and UK classical charts. She has also been fortunate to work with many prestigious conductors including Philippe Herrweghe, William Christie, Edo de Waart, Daniel Barenboim and Sir David Willcocks.