Lucy Hall (soprano) graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with a first-class honours degree in 2013. Winner of the Dove Memorial and the Ann Wyburd prizes, she studied with Susan McCulloch and Yvonne Kenny. She completed her training as a member of the National Opera Studio.
She made her debut at the Aix-en-Provence Festival as Barbarina Le nozze di Figaro with Jérémie Rhorer conducting and has covered Zerlina Don Giovanni for Glyndebourne Festival Opera and Sandrina La finta giardiniera for Glyndebourne on Tour; she also created the role of Asia in Wakening Shadow for Glyndebourne conducted by Vladimir Jurowski. Other operatic roles include Lucia The Rape of Lucretia at the Grimeborn Festival, Aurore Le portrait de Manon and Susanna Le nozze di Figaro at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Sandrina La finta giardiniera with Andreas Spering at the Grand Théâtre du Luxembourg and the Opéra de Toulon, Barbarina Le nozze di Figaro for British Youth Opera, Susanna Le nozze di Figaro for Diva Opera touring Europe and the UK and Euridice Orfeo ed Euridice for Scottish Opera.
In concert Lucy sang Flora The Turn of the Screw with the London Symphony Orchestra and Richard Farnes (recorded for LSO Live), J.S. Bach Cantatas on tour with the Israel Camerata, Detlef Glanert’s arrangement of Schubert’s Einsamkeit with the BBC Philharmonic and H.K. Gruber, Elias with Ensemble Pygmalion and Raphaël Pichon and Messiah with the Royal Choral Society. Works by Mozart include the Coronation Mass at St John’s Smith Square, Exsultate jubilate with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Requiem at St John’s Smith Square and at the Ambronay Festival with Leonardo García Alarcón. She was the soloist in Nielsen Symphony No. 3 and Bridesmaid Der Freischütz with the late Sir Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra (also recorded for LSO Live). More recent performances include Messiah with the Guildford Choral Society, Alexander’s Feast at Aldeburgh, Nielsen Symphony No. 3 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Marzelline Fidelio with the BBC Philharmonic.
In 2015/16 Lucy sings the role of Lila in The Firework-Maker’s Daughter for Covent Garden at the Linbury and Zerlina Don Giovanni for English Touring Opera.