Highly-acclaimed concert and opera soprano, Lucy Crowe, performs a varied programme in Concert
Elizabeth Kenny, Theorbo & Archlute
Laurence Cummings – Harpsichord
LUCY CROWE – Soprano
Born in Staffordshire, Lucy Crowe studied at the Royal Academy of Music, where she is now a Fellow.
With repertoire ranging from Purcell, Handel and Mozart to Donizetti’s Adina, Verdi’s Gilda and Janacek’s Vixen, she has sung with opera companies throughout the world, including the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, the Glyndebourne Festival, English National Opera, the Teatro Real Madrid, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Bavarian State Opera, Munich, and the Metropolitan Opera, New York.
In Concert, she has performed with many of the world’s finest conductors and orchestras, including City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Haïm, Oramo and Nelsons, the Berlin Philharmonic/Harding and Nelsons, Vienna Philharmonic/Nelsons, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Egarr, Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Nézet-Séguin, the Monteverdi Orchestra/Gardiner, the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia/Pappano and the London Symphony Orchestra/Rattle.
A committed recitalist, she has appeared at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, New York’s Carnegie Hall, and the Aldeburgh, Edinburgh, Mostly Mozart and Salzburg Festivals. She is a regular guest at the BBC Proms and Wigmore Hall.
Her recordings include Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang with the LSO/Gardiner; Handel’s Il Pastor Fido and Handel & Vivaldi with La Nuova Musica/David Bates for Harmonia Mundi; Lutoslawski with the BBC Symphony Orchestra/Gardner, Handel’s Alceste with the Early Opera Company/Curnyn and Eccles’ The Judgement of Paris all for Chandos; a solo Handel disc – ll Caro Sassone – with the English Concert/Bicket for Harmonia Mundi, and Handel’s Queens with London Early Opera for Signum Records.