Bethany Partridge (soprano) studied music at Trinity College, Cambridge, where she was a Senior Academic Scholar and a Choral Scholar under Stephen Layton. Bethany now sings with choirs including Tenebrae, Gabrieli Consort and Polyphony, and is currently taking part in a professional musicianship training scheme with the National Youth Choir of Great Britain. As a soloist, Bethany’s recent performances include Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle (Musicanti, Paris), Filia in Carissimi’s Jephte (Ensemble Vocale de Pontoise, Paris), Mozart’s Exsultate Jubilate, Handel’s Messiah, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Mozart’s Mass in C minor, and one-per-part performances of Bach’s St Matthew Passion, St John Passion and the Weihnachts-Oratorium with Amici Voices. Her operatic roles have included Lucia in The Rape of Lucretia, Cobweb in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Second Boy in The Magic Flute. Bethany is a keen recitalist and recently performed birdsong-inspired programme Spring Voices in Cambridge with accompanist, Peter Cowdrey.