Lucy Baker


Ryan Opera Center Ensemble

Previously at Lyric: Karolka/Jenůfa (2023/24)

A second-year mezzo-soprano with the Ryan Opera Center from Wilmington, North Carolina, Baker will appear in The Marriage of Figaro as 2nd Peasant Girl in the 2024/25 Season following her performances of Hansel/Hansel and Gretel with the Aspen Music Festival. She has performed the title role/Ariodante, Dorabella/Così fan tutte, and The Hostess/Blitzstein's Triple-Sec with Curtis Opera Theatre. Previous roles include Cherubino/Le nozze di Figaro and Hansel with DePaul Opera Theatre and Justice Ginsburg (cover) in Wang's Scalia/Ginsburg with Chautauqua Opera Company. In concert, Baker has appeared with the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Chautauqua Symphony. She received the Edith Newfield Award from the Musicians Club of Women and first prize in her category from the Chicago Chapter of the NATS competition. A 2022 fellow at Ravinia's Steans Music Institute, Baker holds a Bachelor of Music from DePaul University and a Master of Music from the Curtis Institute of Music.