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Lucy Schaufer

Lucy Schaufer

Lucy Schaufer


Mezzo-soprano Lucy Schaufer made her LA Opera debut in 2004 as Erika in Vanessa, then returned in 2006 as Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro and as Hansel in Hansel and Gretel. Her most recent and future engagements include Jenny in Knussen’s Higglety Pigglety Pop at the Aldeburgh Festival and at the Barbican; Suzuki in Madame Butterfly with New Zealand Opera; the Drummer in The Emperor of Atlantis and Ma Moss in The Tender Land with Opéra de Lyon; George Benjamin’s Upon Silence with the Settembre Musica Festival in Milan and Turin, Marcellina in The Marriage of Figaro with English National Opera; Baroness Schraeder in The Sound of Music at Central City Opera; and a contemporary music concert with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group at the Aldeburgh Festival. Her first solo recording, Carpentersville, co-produced with ABC Classics in Australia, was released in the spring of 2013, and was the Editor’s Choice in Classical Music Magazine in July 2013. (

Productions at LA Opera

  • The Barber of Seville

    The Barber of Seville
  • The Ghosts of Versailles

    The Ghosts of Versailles
  • The Marriage of Figaro

    The Marriage of Figaro