Elenora Hu is a Dutch soprano and an alumna of the Dutch National Opera Studio in Amsterdam. She has received prizes at the Grachtenfestival Conservatorium Concours (2019); the Royal Virginia Zeani Competition (2019); and most recently the televised opera competition ARIA (2021) that was broadcast nationally in the Netherlands and Belgium.
In 2021 Elenora made her debut at Dutch National Opera in the new opera Anansi by composer Neo Muyanga.
Following her entry into the Dutch National Opera (DNO) Studio in 2022, she has performed in Dido and Aeneas as 2nd Woman and 1st Witch and and Princess Galathea in the new highly acclaimed DNO production Operettaland. She also made her debut at the ZaterdagMatinee as Catarina in L’Amico Fritz. Elenora furthermore sang in the oratorios Ein Deutsches Requiem; the Johannes Passion and the Matthäus Passion.
In spring 2023 Hu stepped in for the role of Grieving Woman in the new Opera Forward Festival production Ändere die Welt. In June 2023 Hu made her role debut as 2nd Nymph in Rusalka under the baton of Joana Mallwitz, whilst simultaneously performing in the new production Kings and Queens as Queen Nitocris (Belshazzar) and Dalinda (Ariodante). A new collaboration between the DNO Studio and the Nederlands Kamerorkest (NKO) directed by Christof Loy featuring works by G.F. Händel.
As both an opera and lied recitalist, Elenora has performed at theatres and concert halls throughout the Netherlands such as TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht, the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ and Het Koninklijke Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. In 2021, Elenora recorded the program “American Songs Remembered” for NPO Radio 4 together with soprano Roberta Alexander and pianist Gilbert den Broeder. A celebration of American lied and opera composers rarely performed in Europe.
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