Lucy Mellors

Soprano

Lucy graduated with Distinction from the Advanced Opera Performance Masters at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in July 2018. 

Most recently, Lucy played the role of Norina in Burry Port Opera's production of Don Pasquale, and covered the role of Zerlina in Longborough Festival Opera's production of Don Giovanni. Lucy also performed the roles of Olympia, Antonia, and Giulietta in Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann at the Arcola Theatre London, for Grimeborn Festival in August 2018. 

Other roles include Pamina/The Magic Flute, Clorinda/La Cenerentola, Nella/Gianni Schicchi with the orchestra of Welsh National Opera, conducted by Carlo Rizzi, Rose Maurrant/Street Scene, Bubikopf/Der Kaiser von Atlantis, and the title role in Handel's Semele (a collaboration between RWCMD and Mid Wales Opera). Future plans include Lena in Saint-Saëns' La Princesse Jaune for Berwick Festival in November 2020. 

Lucy is the winner of the Valetta Iacopi Aria Prize, the Dolan-Evans Memorial Prize, and is the two-times winner of the David and Phillipa Seligman Award for Excellence. Lucy's studies were gratefully sponsored by the Women's Careers Foundation, South Square Trust, Yorkshire Ladies' Council of Education, Mario Lanza Educational Foundation, Worshipful Company of Builders' Merchants, Leverhulme Scholarship, Richmond Douglas Charitable Trust, Sir Richard Stapley Trust, Sidney Perry Foundation, and the Aspinwall Educational Trust.


Previously for Longborough: Chorus & cover Zerlina/Don Giovanni (2019)