Lori Phillips

— Soprano

“American soprano Lori Phillips was a first-rate Senta, with a beauteous tone and clear diction.”
Michael Shmith, Sydney Morning Herald - Senta with Victorian Opera

"Phillips sure seems like the real deal. She's got a big, tireless voice with enough color and clarity to do more than simply ride out the assignment; she brought pathos and emotional transparency to Act 2 and her Immolation scene was a forceful and canny response to the scene's challenges."
Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle - Brünnhilde at Seattle Opera

"A powerful Senta, Lori Phillips' bright sound energized the text and made her rendition exciting. She is just beginning to emerge as a true dramatic soprano but she is already singing with a distinctively colored sound. It has been many years since a soprano brought as much exhilaration to this role as Phillips did on Saturday night."
Opera Today - Senta at Arizona Opera


American dramatic soprano Lori Phillips is widely acknowledge as possessing a “full-throated and beautifully expressive” voice with “richly colored vocalism” (San Francisco Chronicle). Ms. Phillips is establishing herself as an exponent of the most difficult heroines of the dramatic soprano repertoire: Brünnhilde, Senta, Elektra, Turandot, Marie, and Minnie.

Lori Phillips recently created a sensation at Seattle Opera as Brünnhilde in Der Ring des Nibelungen and made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Senta in Der fliegende Holländer which was broadcast live on Sirius Radio. Ms. Phillips . . .

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