Rebecca von Lipinski was born in Mansfield and studied at the Royal Northern College of Music‚ supported by the Peter Moores Foundation‚ and at the National Opera Studio in London. Her awards include the Clonter Opera Prize‚ the Audience Prize and the Elizabeth Harwood Memorial Award.
Recent and future engagements include Leonore Fidelio (Houston Symphony Orchestra‚ Stuttgart Staatsoper, Mannheim and Garsington Opera)‚ Elettra Idomeneo (Garsington and Kilkenny Arts Festival)‚ Tatiana Eugene Onegin and Lisa Pique Dame (Stuttgart) and a Tchaikovsky Concert in Ulm. From 2011 to 2016 Rebecca was a Fest Artist with Stuttgart Opera‚ with whom roles included Mila Osud‚ Emma Khovanshina‚ Jenufa‚ Thalie Platée‚ Eurydice Orphée et Eurydice‚ 5th Maid Elektra‚ Elvira Don Giovanni‚ 3rd Norn Gotterdammerung‚ 1st Lady Die Zauberflote and Chloé Der Schaum der Tage (L’Ecume des Jours).
Engagements cancelled or postponed due to Covid include Elsa Lohengrin (Staatstheater Darmstadt).
Further engagements include First Lady The Magic Flute (Garsington)‚ Leonore with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra at the Bridgewater Hall‚ Manchester and at the Philharmonie de Paris‚ LA Lola in Benedict Mason’s Playing Away (Bregenz and St Pölten Festivals)‚ the title role in Micha Hamel’s Snow White‚ Oscar Un Ballo in Maschera and Ursula in Klaas de Vries’s Wake (Nationale Reisopera‚ Netherlands)‚ Musetta (Scottish Opera)‚ Karin The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (English National Opera)‚ Berthe Euryanthe (Glyndebourne Festival)‚ Countess and First Lady Die Zauberflöte (Grange Park Opera)‚ Mimi (Mid Wales Opera)‚ Mabel The Pirates of Penzance (Carl Rosa Opera Company) and Sophie Flashmob for BBC Television.
Concert highlights include Beethoven 9 with Manchester Camerata‚ Sibelius’ Luonnotar (Thomas Adés) and Harrison Birtwistle’s The Second Mrs Kong (Martyn Brabbins) both with the BBC Symphony Orchestra‚ Carmina Burana (Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra)‚ Vivaldi’s Gloria‚ Handel’s Messiah‚ Mozart’s Mass in C and Coronation Mass‚ Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle‚ and Mahler’s Symphony No 2.
Recordings include Fanny Il Prigioniero di’Edimburgo and Odetta Emma d’Antiochia for Opera Rara.