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 21 Apr 2018 Philharmonie Berlin, BERLIN More info  

    WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Symphony No. 32
    WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART “Misero! O sogno”-“Aura, che intorno spiri” K.318
    WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Per questa bella Mano K. 612
    Interval
    WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Mass in C minor ‘Great’ K. 427

    Conductor: Daniel Harding
    Soprano: Lucy Crowe
    Soprano: Genia Kühmeier
    Tenor: Andrew Staples
    Bass: Georg Zeppenfeld

  • 19:30 04 May 2018 Wigmore Hall, LONDON More info  

    HENRY PURCELL From silent shades (Bess of Bedlam)
    FRANZ SCHUBERT An Sylvia D. 891
    FRANZ SCHUBERT Gretchen am Spinnrade D. 118
    FRANZ SCHUBERT Marie
    FRANZ SCHUBERT Suleika
    FELIX MENDELSSOHN 6 Gesänge Op. 34: 4. Ach, um deine feuchten Schwingen
    FRANZ SCHUBERT Lieder und Gesänge aus ‘Wilhelm Meister’, Op. 98a: 1. Mignon (Kennst du das Land)
    ROBERT SCHUMANN Der Liederkreis Myrthen Op. 25: 9. Lied der Suleika
    HUGO WOLF Goethe-Lieder: 8. Philine
    RICHARD STRAUSS 3 Ophelia Songs, op.67
    RICHARD STRAUSS Cäcilie Opus 27, No. 2
    Interval
    REYNALDO HAHN 20 Songs Book II: 14. À Chloris
    GABRIEL FAURÉ 2 mélodies Op. 4: 2. Lydia
    GABRIEL FAURÉ Sylvie
    GABRIEL FAURÉ 3 mélodies Op. 18: 1. Nell
    CLAUDE DEBUSSY Jane
    HENRI DUPARC Phidylé
    ÉMILE PALADILHE Psyché
    WILLIAM WALTON Three songs (Edith Sitwell) No 1 ‘Daphne’
    WILLIAM WALTON Beatriz’s Song
    BENJAMIN BRITTEN Sweet Polly Oliver
    BENJAMIN BRITTEN Sally In Our Alley
    HOAGY CARMICHAEL Georgia on my Mind
    COLE PORTER Miss Otis Regrets

    Soprano: Lucy Crowe
    Piano: Anna Tilbrook

  • 20:00 01 Jun 2018 Los Angeles Philharmonic, LOS ANGELES More info  

    ROBERT SCHUMANN Das Paradies und die Peri

    Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
    Director: Peter Sellars
    Peri: Lucy Crowe
    Narrator: Joshua Steward
    Young Maiden: Ying Fang
    Young Man: Benjamin Bliss
    Old Man: Davone Tines
    Angel: Tamara Mumford

  • 20:05 02 Jun 2018 Los Angeles Philharmonic, LOS ANGELES More info  

    ROBERT SCHUMANN Das Paradies und die Peri

    Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
    Director: Peter Sellars
    Peri: Lucy Crowe
    Narrator: Joshua Steward
    Young Maiden: Ying Fang
    Young Man: Benjamin Bliss
    Old Man: Davone Tines
    Angel: Tamara Mumford

  • 14:05 03 Jun 2018 Los Angeles Philharmonic, LOS ANGELES More info  

    ROBERT SCHUMANN Das Paradies und die Peri

    Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
    Director: Peter Sellars
    Peri: Lucy Crowe
    Narrator: Joshua Steward
    Young Maiden: Ying Fang
    Young Man: Benjamin Bliss
    Old Man: Davone Tines
    Angel: Tamara Mumford

  • 20:30 14 Jun 2018 Basilique de St Denis, DENIS More info  

    WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Exsultate Jubilate K. 165

    Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini
    Soprano: Lucy Crowe
    Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de Paris

  • 19:00 26 Jun 2018 Westminster Abbey, LONDON More info  

    FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN The Creation/Die Schöpfung

    Soprano: Lucy Crowe
    Conductor: James Odonnell

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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