Amy Lyddon studied at the Royal College of Music as an RCM Award Holder and H R Taylor Trust Scholar. A former chorister of Bath Abbey and pupil of the Junior Royal Academy of Music, she graduated with first-class honours in Linguistics with French and Spanish from Trinity College, Cambridge, where she was a Choral Scholar.
Concert engagements have included Bach’s St Matthew Passion for the Dunedin Consort at Wigmore Hall, and for the Academy of Ancient Music at Palau de la Música de València, Handel’s Messiah at Snape Maltings, Handel’s Israel in Egypt at Cadogan Hall, and Mozart’s Mass in C Minor at St Martin-in-the-Fields.
Amy features on the Dunedin Consort’s critically acclaimed recording of Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine. In contemporary works, Amy was step-out soloist for Per Nørgård’s Symphony No. 3 for BBC Proms 2018 at the Royal Albert Hall, and featured in the world première of The Walking Shadows by Stephen McNeff at St Martin-in-the-Fields.
Song engagements have included a recital of Schumann, Fauré and Dove in the Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall, and recitals for the Ryedale Festival and the Incorporated Association of Organists.
Operatic roles include Pastuchyna/Jenufa for Grange Park Opera, Nancy/Albert Herring for Shadwell Opera at Opera Holland Park, Dorabella/Così fan tutte and Flora/La traviata for Devon Opera at Dartington Hall, Nicklausse (cover)/The Tales of Hoffmann for English Touring Opera, Meg Page (cover)/Falstaff for The Grange Festival, and Gertrud/Hänsel und Gretel and Mrs Herring/Albert Herring for RCM International Opera School. Amy is an Opera Prelude Young Artist.