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Kate Lindsey

Mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey is one of the most promising voices of her generation and appears regularly in the world’s most prestigious opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Vienna State Opera, the Salzburg Festival, Glyndebourne Opera Festival, in Aix-en-Provence, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, and the Bavarian State Opera.

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  • 26.11.2018 - Kate Lindsey triumphs in U.S. debut of Gounod’s “Sapho” at Washington Concert Opera

  • Mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey delivered another triumphant performance with WCO in the title role of this unjustly neglected opera. The Richmond native responded beautifully to the vocal demands of the character, created for and premiered by Pauline Viardot, whose participation  gave Gounod the break needed to bring his first opera to the stage. In the gorgeous slow part of her competition aria...

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  • 17.11.2018 - Kate Lindsey Is WCO’s Sapho

  • If you go to Lisner Auditorium on Sunday, Nov. 18, for Washington Concert Opera’s production of French composer Charles Gounod’s 1851 opera “Sapho,” you’ll see a fresh example of WCO’s mission and repertoire. You will also encounter the considerable gifts — vocally and otherwise — of mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey in the title role. The stated...

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  • 28.10.2018 - Richmond-Times Dispatch: The world is her stage, as opera's Kate Lindsey makes a hometown return

  • When Kate Lindsey called from her home in a seaside town in the south of England, one of the first things we did was compare notes on the Vienna State Opera. My wife and I recently visited Vienna and attended a ballet at the venerable opera house. We perched literally in the cheap seats — though they weren’t actually seats since we were stationed in a standing-room-only section high...

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  • 27.08.2018 - Kate Lindsey: First Look at Salzburg's L’incoronazione di Poppea

  • A new production of Claudio Monteverdi and Giovanni Francesco Busenello’s opera L’incoronazione di Poppea opened August 12 at the Salzburg Festival in Austria. Directed by Jan Lauwers, the staging continues through August 28. The opera, based on ancient historical events, tells the story of Poppaea Sabina, mistress of Emperor Nero, who later became his second wife. Sonya Yoncheva...

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  • 22.08.2018 - Washington Classical Review 2018-19 Critic’s Choice: Kate Lindsey's Sapho

  • Gounod’s Sapho. Washington Concert Opera. November 18. Charles Gounod’s Sapho retells the (mostly imagined) story of the renowned poet of Lesbos, including her win in the poetry competition of the Olympic Games and her lovelorn suicide leap from the Leucadian cliffs into the ocean. Talented mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey anchors this rare Sapho performance by...

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  • 22.08.2018 - Sonya Yoncheva and Kate Lindsey - Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea "Pur Ti Miro"

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