Michelle DeYoung

Born 1968
Michelle DeYoung
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1968
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Michelle DeYoung

Michelle DeYoung Biography (Wikipedia)

Michelle DeYoung (born 1968, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States) is an American classical vocalist who has an active international career performing in operas and concerts. Raised in Colorado and California, DeYoung is a graduate of the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artists Development Program. She won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 1992 and has been a regular performer at the Met ever since. In 1995, she was the recipient of the Marian Anderson Award. In 2009, she completed her Bachelor's Degree (that she had to put on hold after going to The Met's Young Artist Program) in Music from California State University, Northridge. Prior to graduation, Michelle sang in the adult choir every Sunday at Our Lady of Lourdes in Northridge, CA, under the direction of Sterling Branton. In May 2010, the University honored her with a Doctorate in Fine Arts for her contributions to the music industry. Past recipients include Michael Eisner, and Carol Vaness.

Early in her career, DeYoung sang with Glimmerglass Opera and the Wolf Trap Opera, two companies devoted to fostering the careers and talents of young opera singers. The mezzo-soprano has since performed in leading roles on the stages of many of the world's best opera houses and opera festivals, including the Metropolitan Opera-New York City, the Bayreuth Festival, the Berlin State Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Houston Grand Opera, the New National Theatre Tokyo, the Opéra National de Paris, the Salzburg Festival, the Seattle Opera, and the Théâtre du Châtelet. She has enjoyed particular success in portraying Wagnerian roles like Fricka, Sieglinde and Waltraute in The Ring Cycle, Brangäne in Tristan und Isolde, Kundry in Parsifal, and Venus in Tannhäuser. Some of her other stage roles include Gertrude in Hamlet, Jocaste in Oedipus Rex, Judith in Bluebeard's Castle, Marguerite in La Damnation de Faust, and the title role in The Rape of Lucretia. Outside the Wagner roles she has...

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Béla Bartók
Duke Bluebeard's castle - opera in 1 act Sz.48
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Duke Bluebeard's castle - opera in 1 act Sz.48
Gustav Mahler
Symphony No.2, 'Resurrection' (conclusion)
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Symphony No.2, 'Resurrection' (conclusion)
Béla Bartók
Duke Bluebeard's Castle - an opera in one act
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Duke Bluebeard's Castle - an opera in one act
Richard Wagner
Tannhauser - Act III
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Tannhauser - Act III
Gustav Mahler
Symphony no. 2 in C minor (Resurrection) for soprano, alto, chorus and orchestra
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Symphony no. 2 in C minor (Resurrection) for soprano, alto, chorus and orchestra
Kevin Murphy, Henri Duparc & Michelle DeYoung
L'invitation au voyage
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L'invitation au voyage

L'invitation au voyage

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Kevin Murphy
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Past BBC Events

BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Bartók Duke Bluebeard's Castle
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Barbican, London
2015-03-13T20:10:11
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13
Mar
2015
BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Bartók Duke Bluebeard's Castle

BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Bartók Duke Bluebeard's Castle

19:30
Barbican, London
Proms 2008: Prom 61
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/echv2m
Royal Albert Hall
2008-08-31T20:10:11
31
Aug
2008

Proms 2008: Prom 61

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2005: Prom 33
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/erbq9r
Royal Albert Hall
2005-08-07T20:10:11
7
Aug
2005

Proms 2005: Prom 33

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2003: Prom 48
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e8bv2m
Royal Albert Hall
2003-08-25T20:10:11
25
Aug
2003

Proms 2003: Prom 48

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2002: Prom 52
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ejvxj5
Royal Albert Hall
2002-08-28T20:10:11
28
Aug
2002

Proms 2002: Prom 52

Royal Albert Hall

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