Friday 8th - Sunday 10th

September 2017

Artists › Lynda Lee

Lynda Lee is a former student of Dr. Veronica Dunne. She was a multiple prize winner and the recipient of several bursaries and awards during her studies. She began her professional career with Opera Theatre Company and the RTE Orchestras and went on to work with all of the Irish based orchestras and opera companies in a wide variety of repertoire. 

She has performed all over Europe in opera and oratorio and was also invited to go on full time contract with OPERLEIPZIG where her roles included Donna Anna, Fiordiligi, First Lady, Genoveva and Elisabeth in Tannhauser. She has also had an ongoing love for Handel and has appeared at several prestigious Handel Festivals throughout Europe and was nominated twice for her portrayal of Handel heroines in the International opera magazine Opernwelt.  She has just recently returned from performing the title role in Handel's Deborah for the London Handel Festival.

In recent years Lynda joined the vocal faculty at the Royal Irish Academy of Music where she is also a member of the Academy Chamber Ensemble with whom she has performed throughout Ireland, New York, Latvia and China. She was invited in 2009 by Our Lady's Choral Society to perform Handel's Messiah at the Vatican in the presence of Pope Benedict. She also appeared in the Film 'Becoming Jane' starring Anne Hathaway and Dame Maggie Smith.