Lady Rizo aka Amelia Zirin-Brown is a NYC based singer, composer, performance artist, comedienne and actor.
Received with critical raves three years in a row at the Assembly Festival in Edinburgh, she won the inaugural Time Out London and Soho Theatre Award, and the 2013 London Cabaret Award. She is also a Grammy winner for a 2010 collaboration with Yo-Yo Ma. A recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship, her original pieces have shown at the Public Theatre in New York (resident artist for 3 years Joe's Pub), London's Leister Square Theatre, and the city- wide Sydney Festival (nominee for a 2013 Helpmann award). Along with Yo-Yo Ma, she has recorded with Moby and Reggie Watts. Her debut album is entitled Violet and her second album Indigo was released this summer. www.ladyrizo.com