Lucy Crowe SOPRANO

Lucy Crowe has established herself as one of the leading lyric sopranos of her generation.

Her operatic roles include Servilia (La Clemenza di Tito) for the Metropolitan Opera, New York; Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Gilda (Rigoletto) and Belinda (Dido and Aeneas) for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden;  Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier) for the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich and Covent Garden; Gilda for the Deutsche Oper Berlin; Rosina (The Barber of Seville), 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 début as Iole in Handel’s Hercules for the Chicago Lyric Opera.

In concert she has performed with many of the world’s finest conductors and orchestras including the Australian Chamber Orchestra under Tognetti; the Philadelphia Orchestra under Nezet-Seguin; the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the Tanglewood Festival under Denève; the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under Andris Nelsons, Edward Gardner, Emanuelle Haim and Sakari Oramo; the Konzerthausorchester Berlin under Iván Fischer; the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under Sir Charles Mackerras and Richard Egarr; the Scottish Chamber Orchestra under Mackerras and Nezet-Seguin; the English Concert under Trevor Pinnock, Andrew Manze and Laurence Cummings; the Sixteen under Harry Christophers; the Gabrieli Consort under Paul McCreesh; and the Monteverdi Orchestra under Sir John Eliot Gardiner. 

Recordings include a solo Handel disc - ll Caro Sassone – with Harry Bicket and the English Concert on Harmonia Mundi.

Future engagements include a Messiah tour and recording (Virgin Classics) with Haim; B Minor Mass concerts with the Accademia Santa Cecilia Orchestra under Pappano; Der Rosenkavalier extracts with the London Symphony Orchestra under Elder; Iole in Toronto; and Adina (l’Elisir d’Amore) for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.   Lucy makes her recital début at Carnegie Hall this season.