In the 2018–19 season mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey appears in Gounod’s Sapho with Washington Concert Opera, Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos with The Cleveland Orchestra, and in Paris, singing Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust with the Orchestre national de France, Ariande auf Naxos at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, and in Paris Opéra-Comique’s revival in the title role of Miranda (After Henry Purcell). She also returns to the Glyndebourne Festival as Prince Charming in Massenet’s Cendrillon. Featuring the program from her album Thousands of Miles (Alpha Records, 2017), Ms. Lindsey and pianist Baptiste Trotignon tour the United States and perform in Germany and France.
Ms. Lindsey has appeared in many of the world’s most prestigious opera houses, including The Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Seattle Opera, Washington National Opera, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Bavarian Staatsoper, Vienna Staatsoper, Netherlands Opera, and Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and at the Glyndebourne, Aix-en-Provence, and Salzburg festivals. An accomplished concert singer, She sang the premiere of a commission by John Harbison with the Boston Symphony Orchestra led by James Levine. She has also appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Met Chamber Orchestra (in Carnegie Hall), Cercle de l’Harmonie, and Balthasar-Neuman Ensemble in Europe, and at the Tanglewood, Mostly Mozart, and Edinburgh festivals.
Ms. Lindsey starred in The Metropolitan Opera’s HD broadcast of its new production of Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann. She was also featured in its broadcasts of Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito and The Magic Flute (which was subsequently released on DVD).
A native of Richmond, Virginia, Kate Lindsey holds a bachelor of music degree with distinction from Indiana University and is a graduate of The Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program.