Singer (soprano)

Lucy Elston

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Lucy Elston is an award-winning lyric soprano based in Warwick and London.
Singer (soprano)
Warwick
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Lucy Elston is an award-winning lyric soprano based in Warwick and London. She is a winner of Wilton's Music Hall's 'Music 4all' competition in the Opera Category 2020, a finalist of the Douglas Rees Memorial Young Opera Singer of the Year 2019, and was awarded an honorary mention by the panel of the Kyrenia Opera Competition 2019. In 2021 Lucy performed with Gothic Opera as Anna in the UK premiere of La Nonne Sanglante by Gounod, which won an OFF WEST END award for Best Opera Production. ​​ Lucy's roles include Pamina ‘Die Zauberflöte’ (WIAV Opera Role), Euridice ‘Orfeo ed Euridice’ (Grassroots Opera), Galatea ‘Acis and Galatea’ (Aylesbury Opera), Suor Genovieffa ‘Suor Angelica’ (Opera in the Meantime), Mrs Gobineau ‘The Medium’ (Clockwork Opera), Cathleen ‘Riders to the Sea’ (City Lit Opera), Grittly ‘Le 66’ (Irrational Theatre), and Maria ‘West Side Story’ (Saint Monica's Players). For Trinity Laban Opera Scenes, she played Blanche ‘Dialogues des Carmélites’, Donna Anna ‘Don Giovanni’, and Woglinde ‘Das Rheingold’. In June 2022 Lucy will be performing as both Hélène and Mrs Bouncer at the Maldon Festival in a double bill of Chabrier and Gilbert & Sullivan. ​​ Lucy has a particular interest in Modern Opera. In July 2022 she will be performing at Hoxton Hall in The Hive Opera, which challenges popular stereotypes about women killers and their pathology. In July 2019 Lucy took part in the Tête à Tête festival, both as a Director, and in the role of Elder Sister for Motley Opera's production of The Cruel Sister. In 2018, she created the role of Natalya for the premiere of John Whittaker's Opera 'The Proposal' which was performed as part of a Comic Triptych at The King’s Head Theatre. Lucy performed with British Youth Opera for their production of The Vanishing Bridegroom, working with Stuart Barker, James Holmes and Mandy Demetriou. For Trinity Laban Opera, she portrayed Rachel Turner in the world premiere of Stephen McNeff’s Banished, working with Elaine Kidd and Jessica Cottis. ​ Concert engagements include Haydn's Nelson Mass (Sidmouth Choral Society) and J.S.Bach’s St John Passion (Southend Bach Choir). Lucy has taken part in masterclasses with David Gowland, Susan Bullock, Ryland Davies, Della Jones and Janice Chapman. She has enjoyed performing in The Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall, Buxton Opera House, St Albans Cathedral, Leeds Town Hall and The ORNCC in Greenwich. ​ In 2019 Lucy graduated with Distinction from the Wales International Academy of Voice where she studied under the tutelage of Dennis O'Neill and Nuccia Focile. In 2017, she graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire with Distinction for her MMus in Vocal Performance. At Trinity she studied with Alison Wells, and was a grateful recipient of the Kathleen Roberts Scholarship Award. She also has a BA (hons) degree from The University of Leeds, where she studied music and graduated with a 2:1 in 2011.

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Classical, Classical crossover, Early music, Film / TV music, Opera, Contemporary classical, Baroque
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Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Singing teaching, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Reviews

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- R
4 years ago

"Lucy Elston as Grittly [was] fantastic, Elston in particular has impressive control."

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- L
3 years ago

"Le 66 [...] was exquisitely sung. Offenbach’s 1856 score showcased the vocal talent of [...] Elston; the latter of whom was excellent throughout the evening."