Soprano

Lucy Crowe

“Lucy Crowe dazzles with her every appearance, a young singer blessed with look-at-me-and-listen charisma.”
The Sunday Times

“Lucy Crowe…brings down the house with a soprano artistry beyond compare”
The Independent

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Introduction

Born in Staffordshire, Lucy Crowe studied at the Royal Academy of Music, to which she has recently been appointed a Fellow.

With repertoire ranging from Purcell, Handel and Mozart to Donizetti’s Adina and Verdi’s Gilda she has sung with opera companies throughout the world, including the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, the Glyndebourne Festival, English National Opera, the Teatro Real Madrid, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Bavarian State Opera and the Metropolitan Opera.

On the concert platform she is much in demand with the world’s major orchestras and conductors and she has appeared at the BBC Proms and the Aldeburgh, Edinburgh, Mostly Mozart and Salzburg Festivals. Recital appearances include London’s Wigmore Hall, New York’s Carnegie Hall and Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw.

Highlights in her 2017-18 season include Donna Elvira with the Budapest Festival Orchestra under Ivan Fischer, the title role of Vixen with the Berlin Philharmonic under Sir Simon Rattle, her role debut as Countess at the English National Opera, the title role of Peri ‘Paradies un die Peri’ with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic, as well as the Mozart C minor mass with the Berlin Philharmonic under Daniel Harding, Mozart aria concerts with the English Concert under Harry Bicket, and a solo Wigmore Hall recital with Anna Tilbrook.


Performance Schedule

  • 20:00 24 Nov 2017 Konzerthaus Berlin, BERLIN More info  

    WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major K. 543
    Interval
    WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Requiem Mass No. 19 in D minor K. 626

    Conductor: Ivan Fischer
    Soprano: Lucy Crowe
    Alto: Sophie Harmsen
    Tenor: Jeremy Ovenden
    Bass: Hanno Mueller-Brachmann

  • 20:00 25 Nov 2017 Konzerthaus Berlin, BERLIN More info  

    WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major K. 543
    Interval
    WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Requiem Mass No. 19 in D minor K. 626

    Conductor: Ivan Fischer
    Soprano: Lucy Crowe
    Alto: Sophie Harmsen
    Tenor: Jeremy Ovenden
    Bass: Hanno Mueller-Brachmann

  • 12:00 19 Dec 2017 Royal Opera House, LONDON More info  

    GIUSEPPE VERDI Rigoletto

    Conductor: Alexander Joel
    Director: David Mcvicar
    Duca Di Manotova: Ivan Macrì
    Rigoletto: Dmitri Hvorostovsky
    Gilda: Lucy Crowe
    Sparafucile: Andrea Mastroni
    Maddalena: Nadia Krasteva
    Giovanna: Kathleen Wilkinson
    Conte Monterone: Darren Jeffery
    Marullo: Dominic Sedwick
    Matteo Borsa: Thomas Atkins
    Conte Ceprano: Simon Shibambu
    Contessa Ceprano: Francesca Chiejina

  • 19:30 21 Dec 2017 Royal Opera House, LONDON More info  

    GIUSEPPE VERDI Rigoletto

    Conductor: Alexander Joel
    Director: David Mcvicar
    Duca Di Manotova: Michael Fabiano
    Rigoletto: Dimitri Platanias
    Gilda: Lucy Crowe
    Sparafucile: Andrea Mastroni
    Maddalena: Nadia Krasteva
    Giovanna: Kathleen Wilkinson
    Conte Monterone: Darren Jeffery
    Marullo: Dominic Sedgwick
    Matteo Borsa: Thomas Atkins
    Conte Ceprano: Simon Shibambu
    Contessa Ceprano: Francesca Chiejina

  • 19:30 04 Jan 2018 Royal Opera House, LONDON More info  

    GIUSEPPE VERDI Rigoletto

    Conductor: Alexander Joel
    Duke Of Mantua: Michael Fabiano
    Rigoletto: Dmitri Platanias
    Gilda: Lucy Crowe
    Sparafucile: Andrea Mastroni
    Maddalena: Nadia Krasteva
    Giovanna: Kathleen Wilkinson
    Count Monterone: James Rutherford
    Marullo: Dominic Sedgwick
    Matteo Borsa: Thomas Atkins
    Count Ceprano: Simon Shibambu
    Countess Ceprano: Jacquelyn Stucker

  • 19:30 06 Jan 2018 Royal Opera House, LONDON More info  

    GIUSEPPE VERDI Rigoletto

    Conductor: Alexander Joel
    Duke Of Mantua: Michael Fabiano
    Rigoletto: Dimitri Hvorostovsky
    Gilda: Lucy Crowe
    Sparafucile: Andrea Mastroni
    Maddalena: Nadia Krasteva
    Giovanna: Kathleen Wilkinson
    Count Monterone: James Rutherford
    Marullo: Dominic Sedgwick
    Matteo Borsa: Thomas Atkins
    Count Ceprano: Simon Shibambu
    Countess Ceprano: Jacquelyn Stucker

  • 19:30 16 Jan 2018 Royal Opera House, LONDON More info  

    GIUSEPPE VERDI Rigoletto

    Conductor: Alexander Joel
    Duke Of Mantua: Michael Fabiano
    Rigoletto: Dimitri Platanias
    Gilda: Lucy Crowe
    Sparafucile: Andrea Mastroni
    Maddalena: Nadia Krasteva
    Giovanna: Kathleen Wilkinson
    Count Monterone: James Rutherford
    Marullo: Dominic Sedgwick
    Matteo Borsa: Thomas Atkins
    Count Ceprano: Simon Shibambu
    Countess Ceprano: Jacquelyn Stucke

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Discography

Interviews

Interview with the Daily Express – November 2014

Interview with the Guardian – May 2012

Interview with The Telegraph – May 2012