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Elizabeth (Tilly) Green is a second-year postgraduate at The Royal Academy of Music studying under Kate Paterson. Here, she holds the position of being a Josephine Baker Trust Scholar. Having started her singing career as a chorister at both Canterbury and Rochester Cathedral, Elizabeth has performed on commercial recordings for Regent Records and Decca Records, the latter of which was both as part of the choir and as a soloist.


Elizabeth has performed as a soloist internationally, singing J S Bach’s St John Passion in Aachen, Germany. Some of her other soloist opportunities have included Handel’s Messiah at Canterbury Cathedral, Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Haydn’s Creation and Dvorçak’s Stabat Mater amongst others.


Whilst pursuing her undergraduate studies at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and graduating with a first-class honours degree, Elizabeth had the privilege of being nominated for the Kathleen Ferrier Junior Bursary Competition and was awarded third prize in the Molly Robb prize for singing. Here, Elizabeth successfully auditioned for the Associate Artist programme under the tutelage of Karen Cargill. Whilst at RCS, she took part in opera scenes, performing the roles of Papagena and Fiordiligi. Elizabeth also completed a year-long contract with the Scottish Opera Young Company as well as a workshop with British Youth Opera. In December 2021, she performed the role of Sandmann in Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel as a Young Artist for Westminster Opera Company, the performance of which was reprised at Château de Panloy, France.


Elizabeth recently performed as Venus in Venus and Adonis with Hampstead Garden Opera and Gertrude (Hänsel und Gretel) with Berlin Opera Academy under the Ian Donald Wilson Memorial Scholarship. Elizabeth is also in demand as a recitalist internationally, performing at venues such as Budapest International School, Cobham Hall School and Canterbury Cathedral.


On the concert platform, Elizabeth has performed Songs for Sue by Oliver Knussen under the baton of Barbara Hannigan as part of a project with Julliard school. She also performed the Staged Messiah with The Merry Opera Company which toured around Kent and London. Most recently, Elizabeth has been an Emerging Artist with The Australian Contemporary Opera Company, based in Melbourne where she performed many roles, most notably the Secretary in Menotti’s The Consul. Elizabeth will also be taking over the role of Director at The Merry Opera Company and looks forward to expanding this company and being involved in their future productions.

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