Lucy Crowe studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she is a Fellow. She was made an OBE in the 2023 King’s Birthday Honours.
Her 2023/24 season includes the title role of Handel’s Rodelinda on tour in the USA and Asia with Harry Bicket and The English Concert, Tytania in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Garsington Opera and concerts with Sir Simon Rattle, Sir András Schiff, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Bernard Labadie and Maxim Emelyanychev in Munich, Esterhazy, Gdansk, Tampere, Paris, Boston and London. A prolific recitalist, she will tour in the UK with accompanist Anna Tilbrook, including London’s Wigmore Hall.
With repertoire ranging from Purcell, Handel and Mozart to Verdi’s Gilda and Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen, she has sung with opera companies and orchestras throughout the world. Highlights of the last two seasons include Musetta La bohème and Poppea Agrippina at the Royal Opera House, Susanna Le Nozze di Figaro at The Metropolitan Opera and Pamina Die Zauberflöte at the Liceu Barcelona.
Her discography is extensive and in 2021 she received a Grammy nomination for Best Opera Recording for Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen (title role) with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle, a BBC Music Magazine award nomination for Rodelinda (title role) with The English Concert and Harry Bicket, and released her debut recital recording for Linn Records featuring Berg, Strauss and Schoenberg.
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