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.

Luci has just been awarded two prizes at the inaugural Opera: By Voice Alone Competition 2019. As well as Second Prize awarded by the jury, she was also voted top in the Audience Prize. Currently covering Matilde in Rossini's Elisabetta for English Touring Opera's Spring season, Luci will return to ETO to play the role of Fennimore in Kurt Weill's Der Silbersee and cover Konstanze in Mozart's The Seraglio for their Autumn season.

Other recent operatic roles include: title role in Patience (ETO), The Queen of the Night The Magic Flute (OperaUpClose), Iris The Prometheus Revolution (Grimeborn Festival),  Adele Die Fledermaus (Fulham Opera),Zerlina (cover) Don Giovanni (ETO), Mimi La Bohe`me (Opera Loki), Die Konigin der Nacht Die Zauberflote (Pavilion Opera), Donna Anna Don Giovanni (HGO), Gilda Rigoletto (Opera Loki), Leila The Pearl Fishers (Opera South East), and Violetta La Traviata (Opera Loki).

Luci has a passion for contemporary children's opera and in 2019 will tour the UK as soloist with ETO's education project, Paradise Planet. In 2013 she created the role of The Grandma in Mario Ferraro's Ahayiuta and the Cloud Eater and in 2016 toured with ETO's Laika the Spacedog. Following her 2012 roles in Martyn Harry's My Mother Told Me Not To Stare, in 2020 Luci will once again tour nationally with several roles in his new opera for children, Vehicles.

Recent and upcoming oratorio engagements include: Mozart Requiem at St Martin in the Fields with the NLSO, Vierne Les Angelus with Bath Choral Society, Poulenc Gloria and Brahms Requiem with the Brandenburg Sinfonia, Orff Carmina Burana with Opus48 in Oxford and Verdi Requiem at Cheltenham Town Hall.

In 2019, Luci will be recording a CD of Peter Warlock songs, with pianist Eleanor Meynell.

©Luci Briginshaw 2018 

 

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