Lise makes her London recital debut on 9 May 2017 at the Rosenblatt Recital Series at Wigmore Hall. Accompanied by James Baillieu, Lise performs songs and arias by Grieg, Sibelius, Giordano, Verdi, Cherubini, Mascagni, Wagner and Strauss.
So far this season, Lise has made a series of notable role and house debuts: as Agathe in a new production of Der Freischütz at Opernhaus Zürich, Isabella Das Liebesverbot at Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires and Santuzza Cavalleria Rusticana at Norwegian National Opera. This summer she makes a highly anticipated debut at Glyndebourne Festival Opera in the title role of Ariadne auf Naxos and appears at the BBC Proms with John Storgards and the BBC Philharmonic.
Engagements next season include her Wiener Staatsoper and Aix-en-Provence debuts as well as numerous concert and recital appearances, including a residency with the Bergen Philharmonic.
Lise makes her debut with the Philharmonia Orchestra on 3 November in a performance of Verdi Requiem conducted by Edward Gardner at the Royal Festival Hall in London. She will be joined by soloists Karen Cargill, René Barbera, and Alexander Vinogradov, as well as the Rodolfus Choir and the Philharmonia Voices.
Following her performance in London, Lise takes part in the 23rd Grand Opera Gala at the Deutsche Oper Berlin on 5 November. Davidsen will sing alongside a star line-up that includes Patrizia Ciofi, Gregory Kunde, Edwin Crossley-Mercer and Michael Spyres, whilst William Spaulding conducts the choir and orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. The proceeds from the charity event will benefit the work of the German AIDS Foundation in Germany and the project HOPE Cape Town in South Africa.
Further engagements this season include Santuzza Cavalleria Rusticana at the Norwegian National Opera, as well as the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos with both North Norway Opera and Glyndebourne Festival Opera 2017.