Howard and Helen have been singing together since 2007, performing at hundreds of events all over the world with entertainment phenomenon Incognito Artists alongside their individual careers. They loved experiencing the universal appeal of classical music among audiences of all ages, languages and backgrounds and decided they wanted to delve deeper into the crossover repertoire taking inspiration from the two artists often credited as the founders of the genre, Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman.
Howard Ellis trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.
Howard’s theatre credits include: Elphaba’s Father/1st Cover Wizard and Dr Dillamond in Wicked (Zurich, UK/Ireland Tour), Jud Fry in Oklahoma at Kilworth House Theatre, Monsieur Lefevre/1st Cover Piangi in Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Willie Conklin in Ragtime at the Piccadilly Theatre, Joe/1st Cover Curly in Oklahoma at the Royal National Theatre and Lyceum Theatre, Billy Bigelow in Carousel at Perth Rep, Dave Coleslaw in HMS Pinafore at The New Victoria Theatre, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, ensemble/1st Cover King Roderic in La Cava at the Piccadilly Theatre, Abanazer in Aladdin at The STIWT Theatre, Company Member in The Regents Park Open Air Theatre Season 2002, ensemble/1st Cover Samuel in The Pirates of Penzance at Regents Park Open Air Theatre and UK Tour and four UK Tours with the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company.
TV/Film credits include Emmerdale, Oklahoma and The Royal Variety Performance.
Helen trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London and has since performed in many musicals, and around the globe as a crossover Soprano. Theatre work includes Christine in The Phantom of the Opera (Ken Hill edition, Theatre Orb, Tokyo); Gertrude Lawrence in the UK tour of Noel & Gertie; Roxie in Chicago (Oldham Coliseum Theatre); Sunset Boulevard (West End & Watermill Theatre) ; Chess (UK tour and Princess of Wales, Toronto); Me & My Girl (Frinton Summer Theatre); Singin’ in the Rain (tour); Thoroughly Modern Millie (Watermill Theatre); Salad Days (50th Anniversary Tour); The Blonde Bombshells of 1943 (UK Tour); Oh! What A Lovely War (Bolton Octagon); Carmen (Stephen Joseph Theatre); Hot Mikado (Watermill Theatre).
Concert work includes: The Rat Pack At Christmas (Cadogan Hall, Bridgewater Hall, St David’s Hall); Of Thee I Sing (Royal Festival Hall); The Sopranos Live (UK and European tours); Brittania soloist in Manx Last Night of the Proms (Gaiety Theatre, Isle of Man); Popera Café (St James’ Theatre, London); Helen Power in Cabaret (Southill Park Arts Centre and Erin Arts Centre). As Soprano with classical crossover group Bravo Amici, she has performed at The Moscow International Music House; a concert tour of China; Sardinia; around the US and they will tour New Zealand in 2020. She has also performed as a guest entertainer on cruise ships for Holland America with Tenors & Divas Incognito and for Saga with The Patriot Girls.
Helen has recorded at Abbey Road studios with Metro Voices and her debut solo album Enraptured is out now on iTunes.