biography


Lucy Schaufer’s
current and future engagements include SUZUKI Madama Butterfly New Zealand Opera, MA MOSS The Tender Land Opéra de Lyon, SOLOIST George Benjamin’s Upon Silence Settembre Musica FestivalMilan and Turin, a contemporary music concert with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group at the Aldeburgh Festival and BARONESS SCHRAEDER The Sound of Music Central City Opera. Lucy’s first solo recording, CARPENTERSVILLE, co-produced with ABC Classics in Australia, is released in spring 2013.

Most recent engagements include JENNY Knussen’s Higglety Pigglety Pop Aldeburgh Festival and the Barbican, DER TROMMLER Der Kaiser von Atlantis Opéra de Lyon, SWISS GRANDMOTHER The Death of Klinghoffer English National Opera, JUDY Punch and Judy Grand Théâtre de Genève, SUZUKI Houston Grand Opera, SWISS GRANDMOTHER/AUSTRIAN WOMAN/DANCING GIRL The Death of Klinghoffer Opera Theatre of St. Louis, SOLOIST The Garden of Earthly Delights (world premiere) BBC Proms, MARCELLINA Le Nozze di Figaro ENO, CAROLINA Elegy for Young Lovers ENO at the Young Vic, ANNE Heggie’s To Hell and Back Oper Faber in Portugal and MARGARET JOHNSON The Light in the Piazza The CurveLeicester.

Additional noted engagements have included PAGE Salome, BLUMENMÄDCHEN Parsifal and SUZUKIMetropolitan Opera, CLARE DE LOONE On the Town ENO and Théâtre du Châtelet, JUDY Punch and Judy and AMASTRIS Xerxes ENO,  SMERALDINE The Love for Three Oranges New Israeli Opera, CHERUBINO Le Nozze di Figaro and HÄNSEL Hänsel and Gretel Los Angeles Opera, OCTAVIAN Der Rosenkavalier and CORNELIAGiulio Cesare Staatsoper Hamburg, and ERIKA Vanessa Los Angeles Opera, Hamburg StaatsoperOpéra du RhinWashington National Opera and Opéra de Monte-Carlo. Lucy was a member of the Oper Köln ensemble, where roles included CHARLOTTE Werther, OLGA Eugene Onegin and CHERUBINO.

Concert performances include her collaboration with Transition Projects and Netia Jones for Recollections of My Childhood and other songs by Stravinsky Wilton’s Music Hall and Kings Place in London, Elgar’s Sea Pictures and Music Makers Orquestra Simfonica de BarcelonaSongs of the Auvergne New York City Ballet, ORLOFSKY Die Fledermaus Domingo & FriendsLA Opera Gala, Bernstein’s Symphony No.2 Kaddish and Zeisl’s Requiem Ebraico Gulbenkian Orchestra and NARRATOR The Diary of Anne Frank Gűrzenich Orchester.

Recordings include 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 Catalyst.

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