Lucia Cervoni

Mezzo-soprano

Canadian mezzo-soprano Lucia Cervoni studied at the Manhattan School of Music‚ where she received numerous awards‚ including the Hugh Ross Award and the Anna Case Mackay Grant from Santa Fe Opera. She was a member of Seattle Opera’s Young Artist Programme‚ where roles included Mrs Grose/The Turn of the Screw and Peter Brook's Carmen‚ and won the Washington International Singing Competition.

Recent engagements include Carmen (Kitchener Waterloo Symphony‚ Canada)‚ Amastris/Xerxes (Handel Festspiele‚ and Magdeburg)‚ Fox/The Cunning Little Vixen‚ Octavian/Der Rosenkavalier and Sister Helen/Dead Man Walking (Welsh National Opera)‚ Suzuki/Madama Butterfly (Den Jyske Opera)‚ Boesmans’ Julie (Canadian Stage‚ Toronto)‚ Verdi’s Requiem (The Grange Festival); Amneris Aida, Grimgerde/Die Walkure, Dorabella/Cosi fan tutte‚ Siebel/Faust‚ Third Lady/Die Zauberflöte‚ Cherubino/Le Nozze di Figaro‚ Ulrica/Un Ballo in Maschera‚ Mary/Der fliegende Holländer‚ Frau Reich/Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor‚ Suzuki and Donna Isabella/Die Braut von Messina (Magdeburg).

Further engagements include Third Lady and Tessa in John Kennedy’s The Trinity (Santa Fe)‚ Cornelia/Giulio Cesare (Glimmerglass) and Suky Tawdry/The Beggar’s Opera (Castleton Festival), Octavian‚ Charlotte/WertherCarmen‚ Hansel/Hansel und Gretel‚ Eboli/Don Carlos‚ Hermia/A Midsummer Night’s Dream‚ Niklaus & Muse/The Tales of Hoffmann‚ Zita/Gianni Schicchi‚ Maddalena/Rigoletto‚ Diana/Orpheus in the Underworld‚ Tisbe/La Cenerentola and Henze’s El Rey de Harlem (all Magdeburg), Charlotte (Freiburg), Suzuki (Schwerin).


Longborough debut: Penelope/Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (2020)