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Lucy Mervik
Lucy Mervik lived and studied in England before emigrating to Australia in 2008. She graduated from Trinity College of Music, London, with a BMus honours degree, gaining a first class for her final recital and the highest mark in the Vocal Faculty. She undertook further studies in concert singing and opera at the University of London, before completing her Masters of Music, passing with distinction, at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Lucy has sung throughout Europe. Specialising in French song, she has worked with both Graham Johnson and Francois Le Roux, and spent two terms at l'Académie Internationale de Chant Choral in Parthenay, France.

She has given recitals for the London Symphony Orchestra, St Luke's and the City of London Festival. Her main operatic role to date was the Queen of the Night in the Barbican's Mostly Mozart Festival. In 2008 Lucy was well received in Germany as Elmire in Goethe's Erwin und Elmire. She later starred in a feature film of the opera, and in 2009 reprised the role for a second season and opening night of the Ekhof Festival, Gotha, Germany.

Other solo performances include Bach's St John Passion and St Matthew Passion, Mozart's Requiem and Mass in C, Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem, Elgar's Coronation Ode, Faure's Requiem, Handel's Messiah, Haydn's Creation, Jenkins' Mass for the Armed Man, Rutter's Magnificat and Requiem, Monteverdi's Vespers and Vivaldi's Gloria. Lucy was guest soloist for the 2010 West Australian Symphony Orchestra Chorus Regional Tour.

Semi chorus works include Berlioz's L'enfance du Christ, at Westminster Cathedral for the BBC, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, and Vaughan Williams' Sea Symphony, at the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms, conducted by Leonard Slatkin

Lucy is currently a Young Artist at West Australian Opera and is studying with Jolanta Nagajek. She has sung with the WAO Chorus in numerous productions including Le nozze di Figaro (in which she also sang the role of the Bridesmaid), The Flowering Tree, Peter Grimes, The Mikado, Carmen, La sonnambula, Tosca and Les contes d'Hoffmann. She will be performing in Falstaff later in 2011.