Dame Felicity Lott

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© Christina Raphaelle
© Christina Raphaelle


Hannah Bishay

Hannah Bishay

Associate Artist Manager


Worldwide general management with Askonas Holt

About Dame Felicity

Dame Felicity Lott is one of Britain’s best-loved sopranos. In opera, her portrayals of the Strauss and Mozart roles in particular have led to critical and popular acclaim worldwide. Her concert engagements have taken her to the major orchestras, working with Sir Simon Rattle, Bernard Haitink, Mehta, Previn, Masur, Welser-Möst, Sawallisch and Sir Andrew Davis. Much of her concert and recital repertoire is recorded, as are many of her great operatic roles: from her wonderful Marschallin under Carlos Kleiber to her Belle Helene, with which she enchanted the Parisians when she sang the role for the first time at the Chatelet in Paris in 2000. A founder member of The Songmakers’ Almanac, Felicity has appeared on the major recital platforms of the world and in June 2005 she celebrated the 30th anniversary of her recital debut at the Wigmore Hall, with whom she has a particularly close association and received the Wigmore Hall Medal in 2010 for her exceptional contribution to the hall.

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Worldwide general management with Askonas Holt

Season Highlights

Oct 2024 - Nov 2024
Opéra Bastille
Donizetti: La Fille du Regiment (The Duchess of Crakentorp)



  • Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

    Government House Ballroom Perth
    Jul 2016
    • Two legends of the art song shine in a rare Australian appearance. Throughout, Dame Felicity’s focus on clarity of diction, expressive phrasing and timbral and dynamic shading was both absolute and utterly convincing... Dame Felicity and Johnson have been collaborating right from the very beginnings of their respective careers, and were founder members of the Songmaker’s Almanac, which has done so much over the years to promote art song as one of the greatest and most exquisite of all musical genres. That they exhibit an almost telepathic rapport is to be expected. But artistry such as theirs should never be taken for granted. We may never see their like again.

    • A Lott of experience to treasure An opening bracket of Schumann lieder provided reassurance that Dame Felicity’s powers of interpretation are as convincingly probing now as in decades past... so convincing was Dame Felicity’s evocation of even the subtlest moods — and style — of each song.

      • The West Australian
      • 11 July 2016