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 Antonio Pappano, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Roger Norrington, Edward Gardner, Andris Nelsons, 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 and the 2013/14 season sees her recital debut at Carnegie 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 engagements include concerts with Iván Fischer in Berlin, a European tour with Haïm, Rome with Pappano, Munich with Gardiner, the London Symphony Orchestra under Elder, and the Philharmonia Orchestra with Salonen. Future operatic engagements include Iole in Toronto; Susanna (‘Le Nozze di Figaro’) and 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