Lee Bisset


Born in Scotland, which she represented at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition, Lee Bisset studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the Royal Northern College of Music, the National Opera Studio and privately in Italy.

Recent engagements have included her debut with the Royal Opera, London, as Liza/The Queen of Spades, Isolde/Tristan und Isolde at the Konzert Theater Bern, and Sieglinde/Die Walküre with The Orchestra of the Music Makers, Singapore.

Further UK engagements have included the title role in Jenufa for Scottish Opera, Mimì/La bohème for English National Opera, the title role in Tosca for Northern Ireland Opera and Gerhilde/Die Walküre at the Edinburgh International Festival; for Opera North she has sung Freia/Das Rheingold, Third Norn/Götterdämmerung, Sieglinde/Die Walküre, Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 and Songs by Sibelius.

International engagements have included Tosca for Opera Memphis and Opera Omaha, Minnie/La fanciulla del West for Opera Omaha, Senta/Der fliegende Hollander for the Ópera de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Sieglinde/Die Walküre at the Ópera São Paulo, Beethoven Symphony No.9 at the Teatro Real, Madrid, the premiere performances of Piet Swerts’ Symphony of Trees with the Flanders Symphony Orchestra and concerts at the Theatro São Pedro, Brazil.

Previously for Longborough: Brünnhilde/Die Walküre (2021), Isolde/Tristan und Isolde (2017), title role/Jenůfa 2016), Isolde/Tristan und Isolde (2015), title role/Tosca (2014), Freia/Das Rheingold (2013), Sieglinde/Die Walküre (2013), Gutrune/Götterdämmerung (2012), title role/Katya Kabanová (2012), Tatyana/Eugene Onegin (2007)