Lorna Anderson was born in Glasgow and studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama where she won many prizes and awards including the coveted Purcell-Britten Prize for concert singers.
Lorna has appeared in all the major opera houses, concert halls and major festivals throughout Europe. As a renowned performer of the Baroque repertoire she regularly sings with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, The Sixteen, The King's Consort, The London Classical Players, La Chapelle Royale and the Academy of Ancient Music under conductors including Robert King, Harry Christophers, Trevor Pinnock, and Sir Charles Mackerras.
Lorna has established an important reputation in the standard concert repertoire, having sung with the BBC Orchestras, the Bach Choir, the London Sinfonietta under Sir Simon Rattle to name but a few. Recently she sang in a Handel Concert in the Palace of Versailles. She has also conducted a number of master classes at various summer schools and institutions.
Her numerous recordings include: The Fairy Queen under Harry Christophers; Haydn Masses under Richard Hickox and a disc of Portuguese love songs. For Hyperion she has recorded Britten Folksong settings with Malcolm Martineau; Handel's L'Allegro with Robert King and is an artist on Graham Johnson's complete Schubert Edition. Lorna has also recorded all of Haydn's Scottish song arrangements with Haydn Trio Eisenstadt.