aboutimageGreek born Mezzo, Lilly Papaioannou was educated at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with Patricia MacMohon, the Royal Academy of Music and Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.

Operatic performances include include “Ottone” in Monteverdi’s “L’incoronazione di Poppea”, “Baba the Turk” in British Youth Opera’s “The Rake’s Progress”, “Aeneas” in “Dido and Aeneas” at Bury Court with Southbank Sinfonia, “Princess Nicolette” in Grange Park Opera’s “For the Love of Three Oranges”, “Maddalena” in Bury Court Barn’s “Rigoletto”, “Xiu” in Tete a Tete’s production of “Circus Tricks”, “3rd Lady” in Garsington’s “Magic Flute” production at West Green House, “Meg Page” in Opera de Berbiguieres’ “Falstaff”, “The Fairy Queen” at Bury Court Opera, “Carmen” for Opera Upclose and Opera Brava and two seasons as part of the Glyndebourne Festival Chorus.

Many London performances include singing at the House of Lords, the “Henze Immersion Weekend” at the Barbican, Handel’s “Messiah” at St Martin in the Fields, an Oxford Lieder Festival recital and singing at St John’s Smith Square as part of Graham Johnson’s Young Songmakers’ Almanac.