Lorna Anderson
was a student of Patricia MacMahon at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. In 1984, she won First Prize in the Peter Pears and Royal Overseas League Competitions and in 1986 won the most highly regarded English vocal award, the Purcell-Britten Prize for Concert Singers. Lorna has a particular interest in early opera, and sang Handel's Theodora with the Glyndebourne Touring Opera, Purcell's Fairy Queen with the English Concert, Handel's Alcina at the Halle Handel Festival and Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito with the Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra.The Netherlands Opera production in which she sang in Monteverdi's Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda was recorded for video.