Ariane Prüssner (mezzo)

Ariane Prüssner was born in Hanover, Germany, where she studied opera for four years before coming to London to do a postgraduate course at the Royal Academy of Music. She has sung oratorio and song recitals all over Britain. She fell in love with medieval music when she joined the groups Fifth Element, Third Voice and Mediva, all together with Clare Norburn. Mediva were finalists in the York Early Music Festival Young Artists Competition and selected for the Fresh Young Artists series at the Southbank Centre.  She now resides in Barcelona where she regularly sings at the Palau de la Musica.