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Lise Lindstrom


The lyrical performances of American soprano Lise Lindstrom leave an indelible impression on audiences and critics worldwide. In leading roles that range from Turandot to Salome, Senta, Die Fäberin, Elektra and Brünnhilde, Ms. Lindstrom’s compelling performances have taken her to The Metropolitan Opera, San Diego Opera, San Francisco Opera, Oper Leipzig, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Wiener Staatsoper, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Teatro alla Scala, Hamburg Staatsoper, Opera Australia, Les Chorégies d’Orange, Verbier Festival and Arena di Verona.

Highlights of the 2021-2022 season includes portraying Brünnhilde in a return to Opera Australia for their complete Ring Cycle, as well as in Götterdamerung in a return to Opera Leipzig. She makes her debut with Semperoper Dresden as the title role in Elektra. During the 2020-2021 season Ms. Lindstrom took to the stage as Brünnhilde in Die Walküre and Götterdamerung with Oper Leipzig.

Known the world over for her performances as Turandot, which she has sung well over one hundred times, Ms. Lindstrom has portrayed the Ice Princess on the most important stages around the globe, including with The Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Opera Australia, De Nederlandse Opera, Les Chorégies d’Orange, and Arena di Verona in Italy, among many others.

A tour de force on the concert stage, Ms. Lindstrom has performed with the Palacio de la Opera in La Coruña, Spain and the Aarhaus Symphony Orchestra in Denmark, both in selections by Strauss, the Glimmerglass Festival for a concert of Wagner, Union Avenue Opera in St. Louis for a gala performance, and with the San Diego Opera as their featured guest soloist in their 50th Anniversary Concert celebration. She sang John Beeman’s Dos Retablos at New York’s Bard College, Richard Strauss’ Vier letzte Lieder at a gala concert in San Francisco, and Verdi’s Requiem with the Cathedral Choral Society at the Washington National Cathedral.