Scottish soprano Lisa Milne studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
In the 2013/14 season Lisa returns to Scottish Opera as Donna Elvira in Sir Thomas Allen's new production of Don Giovanni and, on the concert platform, highlights include Thea Musgrave’s Songs for a Winter Evening with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Brabbins, Mozart's Mass in C Minor with the SCO and Elts and Schumann's Szenen aus Goethes Faust with the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester and Harding.
Other recent highlights have included Mahler's Symphony no. 4 with the New York and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras with Harding, Elijah with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Sir Andrew Davis, Beethoven's Symphony no. 9 at the Verbier Festival with Dutoit and with the Budapest Festival Orchestra and Fischer; Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Runnicles, Fidelio with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Levine and with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and Gergiev, Die Schöpfung with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and Rattle and Haydn's Die Sieben Letzten Worte Unseres Erlösers Am Kreuze with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Jurowski.
On stage she has appeared at the Metropolitan Opera as Pamina Die Zauberflöte and Susanna Le nozze di Figaro and, at the Glyndebourne Festival, her roles have included Pamina, the title roles in Rodelinda and Theodora, Marzelline Fidelio and Micäela Carmen. At the English National Opera she has sung Countess Almaviva Le nozze di Figaro, the title role in Alcina and Anne Trulove The Rake’s Progress. At the Welsh National Opera she has sung Leonore Fidelio and she created the role of Sian in the world premiere of James MacMillan’s opera The Sacrifice. For Scottish Opera she has sung the title role in Semele, Adina L’Elisir d’Amore, Zerlina Don Giovanni, Susanna, Ilia Idomeno and Despina Così fan tutte.
A renowned recitalist, she has appeared at the Aix-en-Provence and City of London Festivals; the Usher Hall in Edinburgh; the Oxford Lieder Festival; the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels and at the Schumannfeste in Dusseldorf. She is a regular guest at London’s Wigmore Hall.
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