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Born Prestwick.

Scottish soprano.

Lola Biagioni studied in Italy, first in Lucca at the the Conservatorio Luigi Boccherini, then in Siena with the great French dramatic soprano Madame Gina Cigna.

She spent some time in the chorus of Sadler's Wells Opera. Joining the chorus at the Royal Opera she understudied major roles, sang several small parts, and created the Singing Girl in Richard Rodney Bennett's Victory (1970). She spent a brief period in 1976 and 1977 with Scottish Opera, creating the part of Arabella in Confessions of a Justified Sinner (Wilson 1976). Other principal roles included Lady in Waiting in Macbeth, First Lady, and Donna Anna. She later rejoined the Royal Opera.

Roles in Scotland

First Lady in attendance on the Queen
Zauberflöte 1976
Zauberflöte 1977
Lady in waiting
Macbeth 1976
Macbeth 1977
Donna Anna the Commendatore's daughter
Don Giovanni 1976
Arabella Logan Dalcastle's 'housekeeper' (The Woman in White)
Confessions of a Justified Sinner 1976
Olga wife of Kromow
Lustige Witwe 1976
Lustige Witwe 1977
Mayor's wife
Jenůfa 1977

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