Annabella Vesela Ellis

Annabella Vesela Ellis


British born Bulgarian-Turkish mezzo-soprano Annabella-Vesela Ellis is a Fellow with ENO Chorus for their 2021/22 season and is making her solo debut as New Ofglen in The Handmaid’s Tale. Later in 2022 she will be making her Finnish debut as a solo artist with Savonlinna Opera Festival.

Annabella performed Ankhesenpaaten, in the opera Akhnaten, with Opéra de Nice where she also understudied Nefertiti. As a touring artist she appeared as Mercédès and Carmen cover, Suzuki, Orlovsky and Rosina throughout Europe. Annabella has performed with Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Longbrough Festival Opera, British Youth Opera, Dorset Opera, Regents Opera, Swansea City Opera and Devon Opera.

Career Highlights

As a concert artist, Annabella was a featured soloist in the Mozart Requiem at the Grande Halle aux Grains Toulouse with Orquesta Reino de Aragon. She has performed solo and collaborate concerts at the Wigmore Hall, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Leeds Lieder Festival (Pop-Up) and launched the Norfolk County Music Festival.

Annabella has also performed Mozart’s C Minor Mass, Bach’s B Minor Mass and Christmas Oratorio.


Last updated: 7th April 2022