Concert 2 2014

Sunday 22 June 2014 at 2.30 pm

Preston City Hall

  • Richard Strauss Four Last Songs
  • Mendelssohn Fingal’s Cave overture
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 7
  • Mario Dobernig conductor
  • Lecia Robertson soprano

Lecia Robertson

Lecia Robertson has performed many roles in the UK and Europe including the title roles in Manon Lescaut, Il Coronazione di Poppea, Suor Angelica, Susannah by Carlisle Floyd, Marguerite in Faust, Nedda in I Pagliacci, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Micaëla in Carmen, Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus, Tatyana in Eugene Onegin, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, First Lady in The Magic Flute and Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte. For the Spoleto Festival in Italy she performed the role of the Milliner in Der Rosenkavalier under Richard Hickox and Mimì in La bohème for London City Opera at the Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Verdi Requiem with West London Sinfonia.

Since returning to Australia in 2006, Lecia has performed the roles of Leonora in La forza del destino with State Opera of South Australia, Judith in Duke Bluebeard’s Castle for Victorian Opera, Micaëla in Carmen for Opera Queensland and the High Priestess in Aida for Opera Queensland and State Opera of South Australia, she has also covered many roles including Leonore in Fidelio, Aida, Minnie in La fanciulla del West and the title role in Salome.