Michelle DeYoung

Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 7:30pm

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A multi-Grammy award winning artist, join Michelle DeYoung for a vocal recital with pianist Cody Guy Garrison featuring a wide-ranging repertoire including the work of Korngold, Mahler, Duparc and Ziesl. DeYoung has performed with the most prestigious orchestras and operas including the Metropolitan Opera and the London Symphony Orchestra. Click here for the evening’s program notes.

About Michelle DeYoung: 

Mezzo-Soprano Michelle DeYoung continues to be in demand throughout the  world, appearing regularly with the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony  Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco  Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, BBC  Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic, and the Concertgebouworkest. She has  also performed at the prestigious festivals of Ravinia, Tanglewood, Saito Kinen,  Edinburgh, and Lucerne. In Australia she has appeared multiple times with Sydney  Symphony and recently sang Kundry in concert performances of Parsifal at Opera  Australia.

Equally at home on the opera stage, Ms DeYoung has appeared with the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Teatro alla Scala, Bayreuth Festival, Berliner Staatsoper, and the Paris Opera. Her many roles include Fricka, Sieglinde and Waltraute in The Ring Cycle; Kundry in Parsifal, Venus in Tannhäuser, Brangäne in Tristan und Isolde, Eboli in Don Carlos, Amneris in Aida, Santuzza in Cavellaria Rusticana, Ježibaba in Rusalka, Marguerite in Le Damnation de 

Faust, Dido in Les Troyens, Judith in Bluebeard’s Castle, and Jocaste in Oedipus Rex. She also created the role of the Shaman in Tan Dun’s The First Emperor at the Metropolitan Opera. 

A multi-Grammy award winning recording artist, Ms. DeYoung’s impressive discography includes Das Rheingold and Die Walküre with the Jaap van Zweden and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (Naxos), Kindertotenlieder, Mahler’s Symphony No. 3, and Das Klagende Lied with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS Media), Les Troyens with Sir Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO Live!), and Mahler 

Symphony No 3 with both the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Bernard Haitink (CSO Resound) and the Pittsburgh Symphony and Manfred Honeck (Challenge Records International). 

Co-Presented by Opera Colorado: 

Great cities need great art—and Opera Colorado has brought world-class opera to Denver and beyond since our founding in 1981. In addition to our mainstage performances at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House each season, we affirm our commitment to the future of the art form by exploring in-person and digital initiatives outside of the opera house; annually presenting new works; with our nationally recognized Artist in Residence Program that trains the next generation of opera performers; and by each year reaching more than 45,000 students and adults through our statewide education and community programs. 

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This program is made possible in part by:

National Endowment for the Arts