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