Mezzo-soprano

Michelle DeYoung

Highlights this season and beyond include concerts with Hong Kong Philharmonic and Dallas Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jaap van Zweden; Das Rheingold with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Bluebeard’s Castle with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Introduction

Michelle DeYoung is one of the world’s most exciting mezzo-sopranos.

Her prolific concert engagements include the New York Philharmonic and London Symphony orchestras under Sir Colin Davis (with whom she recorded Didon in Les Troyens to great critical acclaim), the San Francisco Symphony under Tilson Thomas, the Boston Symphony under Ozawa, the Chicago Symphony and Philharmonia under Boulez, the Cleveland Orchestra under Slatkin, the Royal Concertgebouw under Chailly, the Berlin Staatskappelle under Barenboim and Boulez, the Israel Philharmonic under Maazel and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under Gardner. She has given recitals in New York, San Francisco, Lisbon, Paris, London’s Wigmore Hall and the Edinburgh Festival.

Her operatic engagements have included Jocasta with von Dohnanyi in Paris; Fricka for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden under Haitink; Fricka, Brangäne, Venus and Shaman in Tan Dun’s The First Emperor at the Metropolitan Opera under Levine; Brangäne in Chicago under Sir Andrew Davis and at the Deutsche Staatsoper in Berlin and La Scala, Milan under Barenboim and Kundry in Bayreuth under Boulez and Berlin under Barenboim.


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Performance Schedule

 
  • 18:00 27 Jan 2018 Royal Festival Hall, LONDON More info  

    WAGNER ‘Das Rheingold’

    Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
    Woglinde: Sofia Fomina
    Wellgunde: Rowan Hellier
    Flosshilde: Lucie Spickova
    Alberich: Robert Hayward
    Fricka: Michelle DeYoung
    Wotan: Matthias Goerne
    Freia: Lyubov Oetriva
    Fasolt: Matthew Rose
    Fafner: Brindley Sherratt
    Froh: Allan Clayton
    Donner: Stephen Gadd
    Mime: Adrian Thompson
    Erda: Anna Larsson