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 2019 production of Don Pasquale, and covered the role of Zerlina in Longborough Festival Opera's 2019 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 with Mid Wales Opera. 

Other work includes assistant directing and outreach work for English National Opera and Welsh National Opera plus numerous smaller companies across the UK, and as director for Bute Park Opera, Pocket Opera and as Artistic Director for Scruffy Peacock, bringing opera to young people along the south coast.

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. She is represented by Patrick Allen of Connaught Artists.


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