Born in the UK Lore Lixenberg has performed widely in opera, concert repertoire and music-theatre, and works with many leading composers.

She has performed internationally at many festivals including those of Salzburg, Lucerne, Donaueschingen, Aldeburgh, Witten, Edinburgh and Huddersfield, and at the Wien Modern and Oslo Ultima festivals. She has performed with orchestras and ensembles including the Halle, Tokyo PO, Danish National SO, Swedish Radio Orchestra, Ensemble Intercontemporain, London Sinfonietta, Klanforum Wien, BCMG Ensemble Aventure, Icelandic SO and Danish Royal Opera.

Lixenberg worked on the development of and played the Roles of Peaches and Baby Jane in Jerry Springer the Opera (Battersea, Edinburgh, NT, West End) She worked on the development of and appeared in Kombat Opera Presents (Richard Thomas, Thea Wiles BBC2) and Attention Scum (Simon Munnery, Stewart Lee, Richard Thomas). She worked on the development of and played the roles of Millie and Death in The HaHa Hole (Richard Thomas, Stewart Lee) at Hannover Schauspielhaus. She has appeared regularly with Theatre de Complicite including Miss Donnithornes Maggot (Maxwell Davies) and Out of a House Walked a Man (NT)

She also performed with Phoenix Dance Theatre touring ‘Cattle Call” (Javier de frutos, Richard Thomas)

Recital performances include Schubert Recitals with Accompanying Franz by Dai Fujikura, with Andrew West in France and Japan with La Folle Journee Festival, Eisler Geburtstag recital of Eisler songs with Jonathan Powell, recital of Music from the Weimar Republic at Kings Place with the Aurora Orchestra also singing the role of Anna in The Seven Deadly Sins (Weill) with the Aurora Orchestra.

In 2011 she will be performing the role of Cousin Shelley in Anna Nicole (Turnage) in her ROH debut.



Lore Lixenberg directed the British premier of Staatstheater (Kagel) with Durham University at the Margot fontayne Ballroom and the Sage Gateshead. With the same group she directed A-Ronne (Berio) and Missa Syllabica (Part) also Anticredos (Wishart) Recitations (Aperghis), Klosternuebergerosterspiel (12th Century realized by Robert Crow) and Planctus Maria.

She directed Aria (Cage) Scenes from Staatstheater (Kagel) Sequenza 3 (Berio) and Conversations (Aperghis) for Coma Music–Theatre. In Denmark she directed the ensemble SCENATET in ‘Staatstheater’ for the Spor festival and will return in 2011 to direct the same group in Little Red Riding Hood (Aperghis).

She is currently working with Anne Ryan on Gibb Rish for Moving tone.