Heather Lupton

Heather Lupton


"is real find, with charm, acting ability and bucketfuls of vocal charisma"
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«"Heather Lupton, in very baggy green trousers as the boy lutenist Smeton is a real find, with charm, acting ability and bucketfuls of vocal charisma. When she is in the queen’s bedchamber, revealing the fact that she dare not speak to her, smelling the perfumed sheets and clutching a pillow, she is simply brilliant. "»
bach track, 2012 (2017)
«"Heather Lupton, as a pale and severe-faced Elisabetta, dominated proceedings from the moment she first sailed in, elaborately-costumed, a flagship of state, to declare that a chaste love from Heaven had singled her out - 'Ah! Quando all’ara scorgemi'. She conveyed a harshness which would grow as the opera progressed, but an intimate softness as well, when she dealt with Leicester Lupton had all the ornamentations required by Donizetti well under control, making all of them dramatically significant."»
bach track, 2014 (2017)
2016Donizetti: Anna BolenaGiovanna Seymour
2014Bizet: CarmenCarmen
2014Donizetti: Maria StuardaElisabetta
2014Verdi: La TraviataAnnina
2014Mascagni: Cavalleria RusticanaLola
2013Bizet: CarmenMercédès
2012Gluck: Orfeo ed EuridiceOrfeo
2012Donizetti: Anna BolenaSmeton
2011Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraUlrica
2011Verdi: RigolettoMaddalena
2010Offenbach: Les Contes d'HoffmannMuse/nicklausse/stimme Mutter Antonias
2010Purcell: Dido and AeneasSecond Witch
2009Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilègesLa Mère


Heather Lupton completed a postgraduate diploma in Opera and Vocal studies at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Since the completion of her studies she has performed widely through the United Kingdom and Europe, receiving much critical acclaim for her bel canto roles such as Elisabetta in Maria Stuarda and Giovanna and Smeton in Anna Bolena. She has sung a wide variety of operatic roles including Carmen, Orfeo in Orfeo ed Euridice, Ulrica in Un Ballo in Maschera, Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel, Nicklausse in Les Contes D’Hoffmann, Maddalena in Rigoletto and  Brandemante in Alcina.

Equally at home on the concert stage, Heather Lupton has performed with various choirs throughout Europe. Her oratorio repertoire includes Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle, Bach’s Magnificat in D, Handel’s Messiah, Jenkins’ Stabat Mater, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and Vivaldi’s Gloria.

A highly versatile musician, Heather Lupton studied classical piano from a young age. During her Bachelor of Music at UWS she expanded her abilities to jazz piano, composition and music technology. Simultaneously she studied classical singing privately as well as her continued persuit of languages including German and Italian.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Donizetti: Anna Bolena Giovanna Seymour No Opera Seria 2016
Bizet: Carmen Carmen No 2014
Donizetti: Maria Stuarda Elisabetta No Opera Seria 2014
Verdi: La Traviata Annina 1 week Heritage Opera 2014
Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana Lola 24 hours Opera Seria 2014


semi finalist city Of Sydney Opera award
Stependium von Wagner verband berlin
stipendium für lotte lehmann akademie, de
annie Ridyard stipendium
phonographic perfromance bursary, aus
sarah andrews stipendium, Rncm, uk
deans medal for academic excellence