Australian-born mezzo-soprano, Lynette Alcántara leads a busy life as a singer, vocal consultant, conductor and choral animateur.
She has appeared as soloist in opera, oratorio, recital and on disc, singing for many of the leading ensembles in Britain including The BBC Singers, The Monteverdi Choir, The Sixteen, English National Opera, Opera North, the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, The Bach Choir and The King’s Consort. She appears regularly for BBC radio and TV, and frequently at the Royal Albert Hall and on the South Bank.
Lynette has a thriving singing teaching practice in Cambridge, leads regular workshops for the BBC Singers’ education work and is a Fellow and Director of Music at Wolfson College, Cambridge. She conducts King’s Junior Voices, is the vocal coach for the Cambridge University Music Society Chorus, and is the singing teacher for the choristers of the Choir of King’s College , Cambridge.