Lisa Newill-smith

Lisa Newill-smith

Soprano

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«"Personally I loved Lisa Newill-Smith as Gretel (who had also an good German pronunciation)"»
l giardino di Armida, https://ilgiardinodiarmidablog.wordpress.com/ (2016)
2017Puccini: La BohèmeMimì
2017Puccini: La BohèmeMusetta
2017Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosEcho
2017Poulenc: Dialogues des CarmélitesMadame Lidoine/new Prioress
2017Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Elvira
2017Leoncavallo: PagliacciNedda
2016Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelGretel
2016Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErste Dame
2016Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelGretel
2015
2015
2015Hindemith: Hin und ZurückHelene
2015Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Elvira
2015Puccini: Suor AngelicaPrima Cercatrice
2015Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Elvira
2015Beethoven: Fantasia, Op. 80, C minor (Choral Fantasy)Soprano soloist
2014Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 (German Requiem)Soprano

Bio

Lisa Newill-Smith currently lives in Berlin, studying&nbspunder the expert tutelage of Abbie Furmansky.  In 2016, she has sung Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel) with Alltagsoper in Berlin, and as a jump-in for the Conservatoire of Antwerp, in addition to being selected as a finalist in the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg Competition and the American Prize Chicago Oratorio Award.  Last year, she sang Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) in Alltagsoper's premiere performance, as well as performing with the Wiesbaden Johann Strauss Orchester and Opera Classica Europa in Hanau.   In July 2015, Lisa was a young artist with the Greek Opera Studio and Festival of Aegean, where she performed Helene in Hindemith's Hin und Zurück, the soprano solo in Beethoven's "Choral Fantasy" and Prima Cercatrice in Suor Angelica.  In August, she sang in several concerts in Bayreuth with the Berlin Opera Studio.   Recently, Lisa has reached the semi-finals in both the American Prize and the Opera Classica Europa competition.    During her time at the Royal Northern College of Music, Lisa sang in many operatic excerpts, including Vixen (The Cunning Little Vixen), Yvette (La Rondine) and Elisetta (Il Matrimonio Segreto) as well as in several recitals and competitions.  In 2013, Lisa performed an excerpt from Fidelio as Marzelline with the Opera North Orchestra at the RNCM.        ​
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: La Bohème Mimì No Role in Preparation 2017
Puccini: La Bohème Musetta No Role in Preparation 2017
Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos Echo Immediately The Berlin Opera Group 2017
Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmélites Madame Lidoine/new Prioress 24 hours Balance Arts OperaBerlin 2017
Mozart: Don Giovanni Donna Elvira 24 hours The Berlin Opera Group 2017

Awards

Finalist: Chicago Opera Award American Prize
2016
Finalist: Kammeroper schloss rheinsberg
2016
Finalist: Opera Classica Europa Competition
2016
Semi-Finalist: The American Prize Professional Division
2016
Semi-Finalist: The American Prize Professional Division
2016