The coloratura Soprano, Lisa Cassidy, is known for her expressive performances and her versatile, rich toned voice. She has sung under Jirí Belohlávek, Ilan Volkov, Gregory Rose, Ramón Souto, Sharon Choa and many other vibrant conductors. Recent appearances include a contemporary adaptation of Lucia di Lammermoor’s Madness Aria in Vigo, Spain with Vertixe Sonora Ensemble; a second improvisatory project called ‘Undead and Other Tales’ for ‘Block Universe’ at the Royal Academy of Arts in London; 'The Becker Project' which premiered new compositions by the composer Gordon Crosse; The William Alwyn Festival in Aldeburgh where she performed with violinist Fenella Humphries and the actress Eleanor Bron; Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and Britten’s Spring Symphony in St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich; Work with Sistema Norwich on Kemal Yusuf’s new work ‘Cain’ for the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, multiple performances of Will Todd's 'Mass in Blue' and tours with Francis Poulenc’s unique dramatic opera ‘La voix humaine’. In 2015/16 Lisa starred in the new opera, ‘Lady Macbeth is dead’ at the Hostry Festival. The piece was written for her by composer Kenneth Ian Hÿtch and received great critical success. In 2017 Lisa was also delighted to be invited to sing the solo role in The Arms of Sleep’ (a series of five all night concerts) with the Voice Project and the Norfolk and Norwich Festival. Lisa is a graduate at postgraduate level from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where she studied under Judith Howarth and a Britten Pears Young Artist. She is also an alumna of the Oxford Lieder Mastercourse and the Live Music Now scheme. She currently studies classical singing with Ann de Renais and Christopher Glynn, jazz with Chris Ingham and is in demand as a performer throughout the UK and Europe.
As a singing teacher, I am deeply committed to helping people find their unique voice and their individual way of communicating with it.
Every singing journey is a personal one and each step along the path is both developmental and food for the soul.
When you sing, you connect and when you connect you are truly alive!
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