American soprano Emily Atkinson studied at the Crane School of Music in New York and at the Royal College of Music in London. She has appeared as a soloist in more than forty Bach cantatas with the Sweelinck Ensemble for St Anne’s Lutheran Church vespers services in London.
As a consort singer, she has toured with the Tallis Scholars and participated in their premiere of John Tavener's Requiem Fragments at the BBC Proms.
Emily performed the role of Theresa in the world premiere of A Synonym for Love (based on Handel’s Clori, Tirsi, e Fileno) with Toronto’s Classical Music Consort and experimental theatre group Volcano Theatre.
She is also a busy chamber music recitalist, performing with viol consorts, baroque chamber groups and other early music ensembles in the UK and abroad.