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Born Aberdeen.

Scottish soprano.

Lisa Milne studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, winning the 1993 Maggie Teyte prize and the 1996 John Christie prize.  She appeared with Haddo House and Scottish Opera while still a student. Her professional opera debut was as Gianetta in L'elisir d'amore with Scottish Opera, and her later roles with the company included Ilia, Despina, Susanna, Adele, Adina and Semele.

She has sung Pamina Magic Flute and Susanna at the Metropoltan Opera, and roles at Glyndebourne Festival Opera, ENO and Welsh National Opera.

She received an MBE in 2005.

Roles in Scotland

Frasquita a gypsy, Carmen’s friend
Carmen 1991
Euridice
Orfeo ed Euridice 1993
Orfeo ed Euridice 1994
Semele daughter of Cadmus
Semele 1994
Semele 2005
Giannetta a peasant girl
Elisir d'amore 1994
Zerlina a peasant girl
Don Giovanni 1995
Susanna the Countess's maid
Nozze di Figaro 1995
Dew Fairy
Hansel and Gretel 1996
Choryphée
Alceste 1996
Soprano
Scottish Opera Collection 1996
Ilia a Trojan princess, daughter of Priam
Idomeneo, Re di Creta 1996
Idomeneo, Re di Creta 2001
Adele the Eisensteins' maid
Fledermaus 1997
Despina maidservant to the sisters
Così fan tutte 1998
Sophie Sophie von Faninal, his daughter
Rosenkavalier 1999
Michal daughter of Saul
Saul 1999
Lucia Lucretia's maid
Rape of Lucretia 1999
Adina a wealthy farm owner
Elisir d'amore 2000
Servilia sister of Sextus, in love with Annius
Clemenza di Tito 2000
Clemenza di Tito 2005
Marzelline Rocco's daughter
Fidelio 2005
Donna Elvira a lady from Burgos
Don Giovanni 2013
Widow
Elijah 2013
Soprano I
Elijah 2013

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