Scottish soprano Lisa Milne studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
On the concert platform, recent highlights have included 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; Beethoven's Symphony no. 9 with the Budapest Festival Orchestra and Fischer, Haydn's Die Sieben Letzten Worte Unseres Erlösers Am Kreuze with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Jurowski, Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Runnicles and Mahler's Symphony no. 4 with the New York and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras with Harding.
Upcoming engagements include Elijah with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Sir Andrew Davis, Schumann's Faust-Szenen with the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester and Daniel Harding, Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Sir Roger Norrington and Beethoven's Symphony no. 9 at the Verbier Festival with Charles Dutoit and at the BBC Proms with Vasily Petrenko.
In opera she has appeared at the Metropolitan Opera, New York 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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