British soprano Lorna Bridge is a graduate of the Royal College of Music and the Benjamin Britten International Opera School. She continues to study with Janis Kelly.
She made her debut at the Royal Opera House as Solo Ragazzo in concert performances of Linda da Chamounix conducted by Sir Mark Elder. Elsewhere Lorna has appeared as Meleagro Atalanta and Erato Terpsicore/Il Pastor Fido for the London Handel Festival, Gretel Hänsel und Gretel for Dorset Productions, Fox The Cunning Little Vixen for Woodhouse Opera, and Tatyana Eugene Onegin for White Horse Opera. As a student at the BBIOS she performed the roles of Mařenka The Bartered Bride, Erste Dame Die Zauberflöte, Arminda La Finta Giardiniera. In a collaboration between the BBIOS and English Touring Opera, she covered the role of Seleuce Tolomeo.
On the concert platform she has sung Bach B Minor Mass at St John’s Smith Square with Peter Schreier, Angelo La Resurrezione for the London Handel Festival, Carissimi’s Jephte for ETO, has toured China with the Amadeus Orchestra and has appeared in recital at the Prague Festival. Further appearances include performances of Bach Magnificat, Handel Dixit Dominus and Messiah, Haydn Creation and Nelson Mass, Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle, and Requiems by Mozart, Fauré, Rutter and Brahms.
Lorna was awarded the Opera Trust Prize at the 2009 Les Azuriales Opera Festival, the Eric Joseph Shilling Prize for Opera at the RCM and she was the recipient of the Douglas Craig Bursary.
Recent engagements include performances of Fiordiligi Così fan tutte, and Laika the Space Dog, both for English Touring Opera.
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