Lucy Schaufer is a 2023 finalist for the Royal Philharmonic Society‘s Singer of the Year Award. Her current and future engagements include HELENE in Dove’s Marx in London Scottish Opera, MRS QUICKLY Sir John in Love BARD Festival, Laura Bowler’s The Blue Woman Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Britten Pears Arts, POLYCASTE Michael Zev Gordon’s Raising Icarus Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Pique Dame for Grange Festival, as well as future projects at Opera Philadelphia, Wigmore Hall and Santa Fe Opera, to be announced.

Most recent operatic engagements include MRS JONES Street Scene and MARGRET Wozzeck Opéra de Monte-Carlo and Teatro Real Madrid, DOCTOR Venables’ 4.48 Psychosis (nominated for a 2017 Olivier Award) Royal Opera House, PROTOTYPE Festival NYC, Opéra national du Rhin and Ensemble intercontemporain in Paris, MRS LOVETT Sweeney Todd Des Moines Metro Opera, Higgins’s Monstrous Child Royal Opera House, Linbury, SUSANNA The Ghosts of Versailles (2017 Grammy® winner) and BERTA Il barbiere di Siviglia Los Angeles Opera, RUTH The Pirates of Penzance English National Opera and Virginia Opera, MARCELLINA Le nozze di Figaro Los Angeles Opera, ENO, Opera Company Philadelphia and Arizona Opera, ALDONZA Man of La Mancha Central City Opera, IB Adamo’s Becoming Santa Claus Dallas Opera, MADDY Heggie’s Three Decembers Florentine Opera, JENNY Knussen’s Higglety Pigglety Pop Aldeburgh Festival and Barbican, OLDER WOMAN Flight Opera Holland Park, SUZUKI New Zealand Opera, DER TROMMLER Der Kaiser von Atlantis and MA MOSS The Tender Land Opéra de Lyon.

Additional noted engagements include PAGE Salome, BLUMENMÄDCHEN Parsifal and SUZUKI Met Opera, CLARE DE LOONE On the Town ENO and Théâtre du Châtelet, JUDY Punch and Judy ENO and Grand Théâtre de Genève, CHERUBINO and HÄNSEL Los Angeles Opera, OCTAVIAN and CORNELIA Staatsoper Hamburg, SUZUKI Houston Grand Opera, SWISS GRANDMOTHER/AUSTRIAN WOMAN/DANCING GIRL The Death of Klinghoffer Opera Theatre of St. Louis and ENO, CAROLINA Elegy for Young Lovers ENO at Young Vic, MARGARET JOHNSON The Light in the Piazza The Curve, Leicester and ERIKA Vanessa Los Angeles Opera, Hamburg Staatsoper, Opéra du Rhin, Washington National Opera and Opéra de Monte-Carlo.

Concert and recital performances: Bernstein concert BBC Proms with John Wilson Orchestra, The Sail of a Flame BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, solo recital debuts Wigmore Hall, Ravinia Festival and Buxton Festival, Ruth Crawford Seeger’s Three Songs Birmingham Contemporary Music Group as part of Oliver Knussen’s residency at the Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.), SOLOIST George Benjamin’s Upon Silence Settembre Musica Festival, Milan and Turin, Orquestra Simfonica de Barcelona, New York City Ballet, LA Opera (Gala: Domingo & Friends), Gulbenkian Orchestra and Gűrzenich Orchester. Recordings include Bray’s Fire Burning in Snow (BCMG on NMC), Kurt Weill’s The Firebrand of Florence (BBCSO/Sir Andrew Davies), Ira Gershwin at 100: Celebration at Carnegie Hall (PBS TV/Rob Fisher), Der Rosenkavalier (ARTE/Simone Young) and Paul Bowles’s The Wind Remains (EOS Ensemble/Jonathan Sheffer) for BMG. Lucy’s first solo recording, CARPENTERSVILLE, co-produced with ABC Classics, was released in the spring of 2013, and it was the Editor’s Choice in Classical Music Magazine in July 2013. She is the founder and Artistic Director of Wild Plum Arts.

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