Lucy Crowe has established herself as one of the leading lyric sopranos of her generation. Described as having a voice of bell-like clarity with an impeccable vocal technique and powerful stage presence she has performed and recorded with many of the world's greatest conductors. These include Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Emannuelle Haïm, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Roger Norrington, Trevor Pinnock, Mark Minkowski and Harry Bicket. She made her Salzburg Festival debut under Ingo Metzmacher. She has given recitals throughout the UK including London’s Wigmore Hall.
Her operatic roles include Servilia (‘La Clemenza di Tito’) for the Metropolitan Opera, New York; Belinda (‘Dido and Aeneas’) and Gilda (‘Rigoletto’) for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Sophie (‘Der Rosenkavalier’) for the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich and Covent Garden; Poppea (‘Agrippina’) and Drusilla (‘The Coronation of Poppea’) for English National Opera; Dorinda (‘Orlando’) in Lille, Paris and for the Opera de Dijon and ‘The Fairy Queen’ and the title role in ‘The Cunning Little Vixen’ for Glyndebourne Festival Opera. She made her US Opera debut as Iole in Handel’s ‘Hercules’ for the Chicago Lyric Opera.
Future concert engagements include the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under Gardner; Mahler 4 with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin under Iván Fischer; and a Messiah tour and recording (Virgin Classics) with Emanuelle Haim. Future operatic engagements include Gilda for the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Iole in Toronto; Rosina (‘The Barber of Seville’) for English National Opera; and Susanna (‘Le Nozze di Figaro’), Adina (‘l’Elisir d’Amore’) for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
"Lucy Crowe dazzles with her every appearance, a young singer blessed with look -at -me- and -listen charisma."
THE SUNDAY TIMES
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