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Name: Lynn Houghton
Skills: Singer, Soloist
Phone: +44 20 7261 1676
Address: 1 Theed Street, London SE1 8ST, United Kingdom
Links: E-mail
Born in Calgary, Canada and educated in California, Lynn trained at California State University, Fullerton with Jane Paul, whose notable students also include Deborah Voight and Rodney Gilfrey. There she won the University’s Concerto Competition (1994) and was awarded a scholarship to attend the Aspen Opera Theatre Centre. While at University she sang Lucia (Rape of Lucretia), Miss Wordsworth (Albert Herring) Clara (Signor Deluso by Thomas Pasatieri). She has recently performed in Masterclasses with Sir Thomas Allen, Rodney Gilfrey and Jane Manning.

Lynn has sung with Opera Pacific, Long Beach Grand Opera, Santa Barbara Grand Opera, San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival in performances of Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Aida, Carmen, L’Orfeo and Die Jacob’s Leiter and sang recently in a televised performance of the St John Passion with ENO. Operatic roles include: Electra (Idomeneo), Königen die Nacht (Magic Flute), Nanetta (Falstaff) Palace Opera at Holland Park, Pamina (Magic Flute), Micaëla and Frasquita (Carmen), Dew Fairy (Hansel and Gretel), ), Blönde (Die Entführung aus Dem Serail), Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica), Suzel (L’Amico Frtiz) and Contessa (Le Comte Ory).

Performances on the concert stage have included: the 3rd UK Performance of the Bernstein Songfest with the Westminster Philharmonic Orchestra, Professional Solo Recital Debut at the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre and also many opera galas and charity concerts. She performs regularly with Tenor Robert Watson in a concert series that takes her to Copenhagen (Garnison’s Kirke and St Alban’s Church), NYC and Washington D.C.

Oratorio experience includes, most notably, a performance of the Bach b minor Mass under the baton of Helmut Rilling at the Oregon Bach Festival, Elijah, Seven Oaks Festival and St Matthews Passion with the Orange County Master Chorale. Other works include Carmina Burana, Haydn’s Harmonimesse and Bach Magnificat. Lynn studies with Paul Farrington and Jane Manning.



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