Lucy Crowe soprano
Lucy Crowe has established herself as one of the leading lyric sopranos of her generation. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, she is described as having a voice of bell-like clarity and a powerful stage presence.
Lucy has performed and recorded with many of the world's great conductors, including Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Emannuelle Haïm, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Roger Norrington, Trevor Pinnock, Mark Minkowski, Richard Egarr, Ivan Fischer and Harry Bicket.
Festival appearances have included Galatea in Handel's Acis and Galatea under Richard Egarr, Britten’s Praise we Great Men with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under Sakari Oramo, and Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang under Paul Daniel at Aldeburgh and Israel in Egypt under Emmanuel Haim at the Edinburgh Festival. She made her Salzburg Festival debut under Ingo Metzmacher in 2010 and has given recitals throughout the UK, including at London’s Wigmore Hall.
Lucy made her debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden as Belinda in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas in 2009 and returned as Sophie in Strauss Der Rosenkavalier, a role she subsequently repeated for the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich and the Deutsche Oper, Berlin. In the 2010-11 season Lucy made her US opera debut at the Chicago Lyric Opera as Iole in Hercules to critical acclaim. Other roles have included Dorinda in Orlando in Lille, Paris and for Dijon Opera, Poppea in Agrippina and Drusilla in The Coronation of Poppea for ENO and The Fairy Queen with William Christie at Glyndebourne.
Future engagements include roles at Glyndebourne Festival, the Royal Opera House, Deutsche Oper Berlin, and The Metropolitan Opera, New York.