Praised in Opera Magazine for her “exquisite singing and acting”, British soprano Lucy Knight is winner of the Making Music Award for Young Concert Artists and the International Opera Awards Foundation. Lucy read Music at Cambridge University and was a member of the Monteverdi Choir before training at Guildhall and English National Opera. In opera, she has sung the roles of Ninfa/L’Orfeo (Bayerisches Staatsoper); Bridesmaid/Der Freischütz (Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Opéra Comique and BBC Proms); Tytania/A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Aldeburgh); and Cover Fifteen Year Old Girl/Lulu and Meketaten/Akhnaten (English National Opera).
Her concert appearances have included the soprano solo in Nielsen’s Third Symphony with the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Oxford Lieder Festival with Graham Johnson, Sibelius Kuolema with the English Chamber Orchestra, Mendelssohn Ein Sommernachtstraum with the LSO, and her solo début at Carnegie Hall New York with Karl Jenkins and in London’s Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. She recently made her début at the Sydney Opera House singing Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Australian Chamber Orchestra.