Lauren Young


Stirling-born mezzo Lauren Young is in her final year at the Alexander Gibson Opera School under the tutelage of Linda Ormiston.

Operatic experience includes Baba The Turk (Cover) The Rake’s Progress; Angelina (Cover) La Cenerentola (British Youth Opera); Chorus Un Ballo in Maschera/Roméo et Juliette (Grange Park Opera); Marcellina The Marriage of Figaro (Magnetic Opera); Erste Mägde Elektra; Flosshilde Das Rheingold (Edinburgh Players Opera Group); Zita (Cover) Gianni Schicchi; Sorceress Dido and Aeneas; Jade Boucher Dead Man Walking; Cherubino Le nozze di Figaro (RCS); Giovanna Seymour Anna Bolena; Romeo I Capuleti e i Montecchi; Kate Julian Owen Wingrave (RCS Opera Scenes). 

Upcoming engagements include Lucretia The Rape of Lucretia and Madame de Croissy Dialogues des Carmélites at RCS. Upcoming concert highlights include the Independent Opera Scholar’s Recital at the Wigmore Hall and alto soloist in Handel’s Messiah at the Cadogan Hall in 2020.

Lauren is a recipient of an Independent Opera Voice Scholarship and Fellowship. She is also the holder of the John Mather Rising Star Award and WFT Anderson Scholarship. Lauren was the winner of the Elgar-Spedding Memorial Lieder Prize with her duo partner José Javier Ucendo, and was awarded runner up in the Ye Cronies Opera Award 2019. 

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