Kate's final performance of Ariadne auf Naxos with the 2013 Glyndebourne Festival was July 11th, and for her debut as the Composer, it was obvious that audiences and critics alike adored her...Read More
The reviews are in, and Kate's portrayal of Annio in The Metropolitan Opera's production of La Clemenza di Tito is being widely praised by the critics.
"The agile, vivacious Kate Lindsey won hearts and stole scenes as Annio, Sesto’s friend and Servilia’s lover." -The New York Times
"And full-throated mezzo Kate Lindsey, in a second “trousers” role as Annio, sounds ready to move up to the part of Sesto." -The Associated Press
Opening night of Clemenza di Tito at the Met tonight at 7:30! It is an absolute privilege to share the stage with Giuseppe Filianoti, Elina Garanca, Barbara Frittoli, Lucy Crowe and Oren Gradus. This is some of Mozart's most exquisite music, and I can hardly believe he managed to compose it in less than three weeks!! There's no question that there was total genius at work here. However, the underlying question we all truly want to know is: "How many cups of coffee contributed to the making of this opera?". Hmmm ...... some things we will never know. Nonetheless, my hands are starting to jitter at the thought of it. :)