Richmond Symphony Presents AN EVENING WITH KATE LINDSEY Tonight

Richmond Symphony Presents AN EVENING WITH KATE LINDSEY Tonight

This November, The Richmond Symphony invites you to An Evening with Kate Lindsey, an Altria Masterworks concert. Kate Lindsey, a homegrown rising star mezzo-soprano, returns to the Richmond area for a not-to-be-missed evening of French arias and orchestral showpieces with The Richmond Symphony and Conductor Steven Smith.

Originally from Chesterfield County, Kate Lindsey has brought her talents to opera houses around the world, including starring roles at the Met. Ms. Lindsey will be with us one night only tonight, November 9 at 8pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage.

Learn more during a pre-concert talk about the chosen repertoire at 7pm, an hour before the concert.

Altria Masterworks are free for children 18 and under with a paid adult (tickets required).
College student single tickets just $7. Student subscriptions $25. Tickets start at only $10 online at or 1.800.514 ETIX. BUY TICKETS

Join us immediately after the event in Rhythm Hall at Richmond CenterStage for Rue St. Germain. Enjoy wine, coffee, and desserts with Kate Lindsey to celebrate her performance with The Richmond Symphony. Tickets for this post-concert reception are available at $35 per person with all proceeds benefiting the music performance and education programs of the Richmond Symphony. Tickets online at Please RSVP to Kira Hiller by November 1 at804.788.4717 ext. 113.

Founded in 1957, the Richmond Symphony is the largest performing arts organization in Central Virginia. The organization includes an orchestra of more than 70 professional musicians, the 150-voice Richmond Symphony Chorus and more than 200 students in the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra programs. Each season, more than 250,000 members of the community enjoy concerts, radio broadcasts, and educational outreach programs. The Richmond Symphony is partially funded by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

This season, rising star mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey returns to the Metropolitan Opera as Annio in Clemenza di Tito and to the Los Angeles Opera as Angelina in La Centerentola,, appears on tour with the Cercle de l'Harmonie in Europe, and makes her debut at the Glyndebourne Opera Festival as Kompanist in Ariadne auf Naxos. She has already appeared in many of the world's prestigious opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Seattle Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Bayerische Staatsoper, the Aix-en-Provence, Festival, Lille Opera, and the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Her growing repertoire includes Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Idamante in Idomeneo, Hansel in Hansel und Gretel, and Nicklausse in Les Contes d'Hoffmann. She also created the title role in the premiere of Daron Hagen'sAmelia at the Seattle Opera.

An accomplished concert singer, Ms. Lindsey sang the premiere performances of a new commission by John Harbison with James Levine and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. She has also appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Met Chamber Orchestra (in Carnegie Hall), and at the Tanglewood and Mostly Mozart festivals, and has worked with many of the world's most distinguished conductors including Emmanuelle Haim, James Levine, Lorin Maazel, David Robertson, and Franz Welser-Möst In recital, she has been presented by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Rockefeller University in New York City.

Ms. Lindsey recently starred in the Metropolitan Opera's HD broadcast of its new production of Les Contes d'Hoffmann. She was also featured in its broadcast of The Magic Flute which was subsequently released on DVD.

A native of Richmond, Virginia, Ms. 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. Her many awards include a prestigious 2011 grant from the Festival Musique et Vin au Clos Vougeot the 2007 Richard F. Gold Career Grant, the 2007 George London Award in memory of Lloyd Rigler, the 2007 Lincoln Center Martin E. Segal Award, and a 2006 Sullivan Foundation Grant.


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