Luci Briginshaw studied Music (with Italian) at King's College London, as a pianist and singer, and went on to gain the Singing Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music with Distinction.

In 2018 Luci will play the role of Iris in Keith Burstein's new work The Prometheus Revolution at the Arcola Theatre as part of Grimeborn Festival. She also continues to tour as the Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute for Opera UpClose, following their 2017 run at the Soho Theatre, London. Recently, Luci has played the title role in Gilbert and Sullivan's Patience for English Touring Opera, cover Zerlina (Don Giovanni) for English Touring Opera, Adele (Die Fledermaus) for Fulham Opera, Mimi` (La Bohe`me) for Opera Loki, Die Ko¨nigin der Nacht/Papagena (Die Zauberflo¨te) for Pavilion Opera, Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) for Hampstead Garden Opera, Gilda (Rigoletto) for Opera Loki, Leila (The Pearl Fishers) for Opera South East, Violetta (La Traviata) for Opera Loki, and The Queen of the Night (The Magic Flute) for Opera Minima. 

Luci has a keen interest in educational opera, and in 2016 played the dual role of Sofiya/Yelena in ETO's education project, Laika the Spacedog, for their Spring tour. In 2012 she toured nationally (as pianist and singer) in Martyn Harry's children's opera, My Mother Told Me Not To Stare and in 2013 she gave three performances as The Grandma in the world premiere of Mario Ferraro's children's opera, Ahayiuta and The Cloud Eater.

Recent and upcoming oratorio engagements include: Mozart Requiem at St Martin in the Fields with the NLSO, Durufle Requiem with Bath Choral Society, Poulence Gloria and Brahms Requiem with the Brandenburg Sinfonia, and Verdi Requiem with Reading Phoenix Choir and Cheltenham Bach Choir.

©Luci Briginshaw 2018 

 

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