B i o g r a p h y

Lydia Marchione is a lyric mezzo-soprano of Sicilian-Maltese origin.
She trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama on the Opera Course and has over 20 years of experience as a professional opera singer on the west end stage, singing in the UK and internationally. Lydia has sung for English National Opera, Royal Opera House and English Touring Opera, amongst others. She is currently a member of the Chorus of English National Opera.

Operatic Roles:
For ENO:
Warren's Wife The Handmaid's Tale

3rd Nymph (cover) Rusalka
Maketaten Akhnaten
Poppet Paul Bunyan
Leila (cover) Iolanthe
Isabel Pirates of Penzance
Countess Ceprano Rigoletto
Bridesmaid Marriage of  Figaro
Ida Die Fledermaus
French Maid Death In Venice
Margret (cover) Wozzeck
2nd Gentleman (cover) Julietta
Mother (cover) Two Boys
Cretian Idomeneo
Noble Orphan Der Rosenkavalier
Vittoria (cover) The Gondoliers
For ETO:
Giovanna, Maddalena Rigoletto
Marcellina Marriage of Figaro
Tisbe La Cenerentola
Mercedes Carmen
Flora La Traviata
Zerlina Don Giovanni.
For Pavillion Opera:
Alisa Lucia Di Lammermoor
Cherubino Marriage of Figaro
Donna Elvira Don Giovanni
Kate Pinkerton (cover Susuki) Madama Butterfly
Notable roles elsewhere:
L'Enfant L'Enfant et les Sortileges     GSMD
Bianca The Rape of Lucretia           GSMD
Mere Jeanne Dialogues des Carmelites     GSMD
Rosina ll Barbiere di Siviglia   European Chamber Opera
Mercedes (cover) Carmen      Raymond Gubbay
Peep-Bo The Mikado               Carl Rosa Opera

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