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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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  • 21.01.2019 - Kate Lindsey: Ariadne in Cleveland reviews

  • "Kate Lindsey is direct and assertive as the Composer, her tone sometimes slender and chalky but with moonlit gentleness when it’s soft — an oboe-like quality that lends itself to moments in the prologue when the winds melt into the strings, an autumn sunset in sound." - New York Times "Mezzo Kate Lindsey had the voice – even in timbre from lowest mezzo to brilliant high soprano...

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  • 14.01.2019 - Kate Lindsey: Paris performances

  • On February 3, Emmanuel Krivine conducts Kate Lindsey and L'Orchestre National de France in a concert version of Berlioz's Damnation of Faust, for one night only, at the Philharmonie de Paris. She then returns to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées for a revival of Katie Mitchell's production of Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos, singing the role of the Composer from March 21 -...

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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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