Kiera Lyness


Kiera Lyness studied the violin at Trinity College of Music and on a scholarship at Utrecht Conservatorium. She studied singing with Enid Hartle. Her early work as a singer was in the churches of London, in particular Holy Trinity, Brompton.

Kiera has worked with The D’Oyly Carte Opera, BBC Singers and extensively with London Voices, with whom she travelled internationally, and recorded many film soundtracks including the Harry Potter and Star Wars series. She has a wide experience of opera, oratorio, recital and ensemble work. Her main operatic roles have been Pamina, Despina, Gretel, Serpina (La Serva padrona), Mme Silberklang (Der Schauspieldirector), Berta (The Barber of Seville), Miss Wordsworth (Albert Herring).

Kiera joined the Royal Opera House Chorus in 2006 and has sung and covered numerous roles, including Despinio (The Greek Passion), Papagena (The Magic Flute), Poussette (Manon), A Flowermaiden (Parsifal), La Charmeuse (Thaïs, in concert), The Milliner (Der Rosenkavalier), Elizabeth’s Attendant (Tannhäuser), Youca (L’Étoile), A Bridesmaid (Lohengrin), A Female Convict (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk) solo roles in 1984, Anna Nicole and the ballet Les Noces.


An orchestral concert with soloists: fabulous music and Opera Arias under the stars

Concert avec solistes : Concerto pour violon de Tchaikovsky – et aires d’Opera Direction: James Lowe
Dima Bawab, Kiera Lyness, soprano Charlotte King, mezzo-soprano Aidan Coburn, Julian Gregory, ténor Tristan Hambleton, bass Jonathan Martindale, violon
Tchaikovsky: Concerto pour violon et orchestre

Annual Academy & Orchestra Concert

Direction: James Lowe
Jonathan Martindale, violon Kiera Lyness, soprano
Debussy: Prélude à « L’après-midi d’un faune » Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915 Beethoven: Symphony n° 2 Tchaikovsky: Concerto pour violon

Opening Concert and Singing Recital – songs & arias for a summer night

Récital de chant Kiera Lyness, soprano  Aidan Coburn, tenor Rebecca Taylor, piano Mozart: Dans un bois, Das Veilchen, Ridente la Calma, Oiseaux si tous les ans Fauré: Le Papillon et la Fleur, Chanson d’Amour En Prière, Adieu Schubert: Le Pâtre sur le Rocher (Danny Lyness. alto) Delibes: Les Filles de Cadiz Gilbert & Sullivan: Poor Wandering One Schumann: In der Nacht Donizetti: Uno sguardo di nera Vaughan Williams: Silent Noon Verdi: Lo spazzacamin Tosti: Ideale, Non t’amo piu Britten: O Waly, Waly Watson: The Charmer Offenbach: Night of stars and Night of Love Ray: The Sunshine Of Your Smile Sanderson: Until