Biography

Lynn is a graduate of the Alexander Gibson Opera School, at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, studying under Margaret Izatt. During her studies, Lynn participated in masterclasses given by Susan Graham with Malcolm Martineau, Rachael Nicholls, Patricia McMahon and Lisa Milne. In 2018, Lynn was an Emerging Artist with the Opera in the City Festival, where she performed in Gluck’s Orpheo ed Eurydice, an Opera Scenes Showcase and a public masterclass with James Clutton, and in 2019 took chorus roles in Un Ballo in Maschera and Manon Lescaut with Opera Holland Park. This year, Lynn is delighted to be returning to Opera Holland Park as a Young Artist, taking the role of Filippyevna in Eugene Onegin.  Lynn has also recently returned from touring the Canary Islands with new quartet “Appassionata”, as part of Music Festivals at Sea. 

Lynn’s operatic roles include La Grosse Dame in Poulenc’s Les mamelles de Therésias, The Neighbour in Stravinsky’s Mavra, Kate in Britten’s Owen Wingrave, Narciso in Handel’s Agrippina, La Mere in Frank Martin’s Le Vin herbé, Prince Orlofsky in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus. Lynn has also covered the roles of Bianca in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, Suzy/Lolette in Puccini’s La Rondine and and Cherubino in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro. 

In performances of Opera Scenes, Lynn took the roles of Cherubino in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Polly Peachum in Britten’s The Beggar’s Opera, and Pitti Sing in Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado as part of the 2013 Aberdeen International Youth Festival, and has performed 3rd Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Tisbe in Rossini’s La Cenerentola, Hänsel in Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel, Meg Page in Verdi’s Falstaff, Frau Reich in Nicolai’s Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor, Hermia in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Octavian in Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier, Romeo in Bellini’s I Capuleti e I Montecchi and Pippo in Rossini’s La Gazza Ladra with the Royal Conservatoire. 

Lynn regularly performs in concert, recently including Mozart’s Requiѐm Mass in D minor with Peebles Orchestral Society, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Durufle’s Requiem with Strathaven Choral Society, Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music with Bridge of Weir Choral Society and the Pergolesi Stabat Mater with Galloway Voices. In 2019, Lynn took part in a concert performance of Wagner’s Götterdämmerung as part of the Edinburgh International Festival, under the Baton of Sir Andrew Davis, following a concert performance of The Rake’s Progress with Sir Andrew Davis and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra as part of the Festival in 2015. In 2017, Lynn took part in a re-staging of Beethoven’s 1808 ‘Academy’ concert by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Thomas Dausgaard. 

Lynn presently sings with the female chamber choir Les Sirènes, who held the prestigious title of “Choir of the Year” between 2012 and 2014. They maintain a busy concert schedule, most recently in collaboration with Norddeutsche Figuralchor from Hanover. 

For more information about Lynn Bellamy, please see www.lynnbellamymezzo.co.uk 

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