LINDSAY METZGER, a Chicagoland native, obtained her undergraduate degree in vocal performance from DePaul University in 2010 where she sang several operatic roles and studied with Jane Bunnell. Last year she was awarded the Paul Collins Fellowship from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she is currently pursuing a master’s degree in opera under the tutelage of Julia Faulkner. In 2012, Lindsay competed in the Musicians Club of Women scholarship competition and was awarded the Virginia Cooper Meier scholarship. She performed the title role in La Cenerentola with the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s outreach program, Opera in the Neighborhood. A featured soloist in Chicago, Lindsay made her debut with the Grant Park Symphony as the soprano soloist in Fauré ‘s Requiem. This past summer she was chosen as an Apprentice Artist with Des Moines Metro Opera where she performed various opera scenes and was an ensemble member in their productions of La Rondine, Eugene Onegin and Don Giovanni. She recently performed with Candid Concert Opera in their concert productions of Il barbiere di Siviglia as Rosina, and Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro. She looks forward to the upcoming year where she will perform Beppe in L’amico Fritz with UW-Madison Opera, as well as next year where she will sing the title role in Handel’s Ariodante as well as Beatrice in Berlioz’ Béatrice et Bénédict.
Projects with MCP:
A Light in the Darkness; December, 2013
Celestial Spring; May, 2013