Kate Lindsey

The American mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey is one of the leading artists in her fach, and a regular guest at the world’s leading opera houses. Born in Richmond, Virginia, Kate Lindsey studied at Indiana University, and is a graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Programme. High points in recent seasons include Miranda in a new production at the Théâtre National de l'Opéra-Comique in Paris, the Composer at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in a new production of »Ariadne auf Naxos«, Prince Charming (»Cendrillon«) at Glyndebourne, Nerone in Handel’s »Agrippina« at the New York Metropolitan Opera, Octavian (»Der Rosenkavalier«) in the Glyndebourne Opera Festival, Nerone in the acclaimed new production of Monteverdi’s »L’incoronazione di Poppea« conducted by William Christie at the Salzburg Festival, her debut in the role of Sister Helen in Jake Heggie’s opera »Dead Man Walking«, and Muse/Nicklausse (»Tales of Hoffmann«) at LA Opera and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, Chabrier’s »L’Étoile«, also at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, Hansel in Humperdinck’s »Hansel and Gretel« at De Nationale Opera in Amsterdam and Dorabella in a new production of Mozart’s »Così fan tutte« in the Aix-en-Provence Festival. She debuted at the 2015 Salzburg Festival as Dido in Purcell’s »Dido and Aeneas« with Thomas Hengelbrock conducting. Kate Lindsey has also performed as a guest at Santa Fe Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Opéra de Lille, Bavarian State Opera and the Glyndebourne Festival, and appeared in the Metropolitan Opera live simulcasts of »Tales of Hoffmann«, »La clemenza di Tito« and »The Magic Flute«. She debuted at the Wiener Staatsoper in 2014 as the Composer, and also sang Cherubino, and in 2019 she sang the title role composed for her in the world première of Olga Neuwirth’s »Orlando«. Kate Lindsey has appeared in concerts with orchestras including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Met Chamber Orchestra, Boston Baroque and Le Cercle d’Harmonie