Lee Bisset


Born in Scotland, Lee Bisset has established a firm relationship with Longborough Festival Opera, where she has sung the title roles in Jenufa, Katya Kabanova and Tosca, Tatyana/Eugene Onegin, Gutrune/Götterdämmerung, Freia/Das Rheingold, Isolde/Tristan und Isolde and Sieglinde/Die Walküre, and now looks forward to her debut as Brünnhilde in the new Ring cycle.

She made her debut at the Royal Opera, London, as Liza/The Queen of Spades and her UK engagements have further included Leonore/Fidelio, Chimène/Le Cid, Lady Macbeth/Macbeth and Senta/Der fliegende Holländer for the Dorset Opera Festival, Yaroslavna/Prince Igor for Chelsea Opera Group, the title role in Jenufa for Scottish Opera, the title role in Tosca for Northern Ireland Opera and Third Norn/Götterdämmerung, Freia/Das Rheingold and Sieglinde/Die Walküre for Opera North. 

Most recently  she has sung Isolde / Tristan und Isolde at the Konzert Theater Bern and Sieglinde for the Orchestra of the Music Makers in the Singapore première of Die Walküre. Her international engagements have further included Minnie/La Fanciulla del West and the title role in Tosca for Opera Omaha, Tosca for Opera Memphis, Senta/Der fliegende Holländer for the Ópera de Bellas Artes, Mexico City and Sieglinde/Die Walküre at the Ópera São Paulo. Her recordings include Piet Swerts’ Symphony of Trees with the Flanders Symphony Orchestra.

Previously for Longborough: 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)