“… a voice of pure operatic joy.”

“…a voice of pure operatic joy.”

“…a voice of pure operatic joy.”

Bess, Porgy & Bess

25 & 27 August 2022
Lucerne Festival
Conductor: Alan Gilbert
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester

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Recital: Coleridge-Taylor, Mahler, Strauss

9 September 2022
Wigmore Hall, London
Pianist: Simon Lepper

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“Llewellyn’s luscious brandy-and-cream soprano is perfectly produced from the top to the bottom of her voice.”

CultureWhisper – Desdemona, Otello – 2022

In the 2021/2022 season, Elizabeth has continued her successful run of Verdi heroines (AidaLuisa Miller, and Alice Ford in 2019, 2020, and 2021 respectively) with a searing debut as Desdemona. This followed on the heels of her return to the Metropolitan Opera as Bess in Porgy and Bess, and her acclaimed debut in the title-role of Janacek’s Jenufa, conducted by Tomas Hanus.

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Elizabeth Llewellyn, Soprano – Photo Frances Marshall
Elizabeth Llewellyn – Magda de Civry, La Rondine – Opera Holland Park, 2017

“Elizabeth’s rich, lyric instrument produced refined tone at every point in her wide range… a voice it would be hard to match anywhere in terms of beauty and color.”

Opera News | Magda de Civry, La Rondine 

Press reviews

Elena, Mefistofele

March 2019 | Chelsea Opera Group

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Heart & Hereafter: Collected songs of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Debut solo album | Orchid Classics, 2021

Recordings

Porgy and Bess

August 2018 | Seattle Opera

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Elizabeth Llewellyn, solo soprano – Verdi: Macbeth, Chandos, 2013

Verdi: Macbeth

Solo soprano | Chandos, 2013

Recordings