Butler Studio alumna Caitlin Lynch was the first-place winner in HGO’s 2008 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias. She previously performed with HGO as Hero in Beatrice and Benedict (2008), a soloist in Chorus! (2009), First Lady in The Magic Flute (2022), and in Celebrating Carlisle Floyd (2022). During the 2022-23 season, Lynch helped celebrate the 25th anniversary of Music of Remembrance with performances of Jake Heggie’s Another Sunrise in Seattle, San Francisco, and Chicago; she also covered the role of Clarissa Vaughan in the stage premiere of Kevin Puts and Greg Pierce’s The Hours at the Metropolitan Opera. Future seasons bring Lynch back to the Metropolitan Opera as the First Lady in The Magic Flute. Lynch’s 2021-22 season included her company debut at Austin Opera, singing the role of Contessa Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro. Other notable operatic appearances include Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with English National Opera; Contessa Almaviva with San Diego Opera and Seattle Opera; and Violetta and Marie Antoinette in Corigliano’s The Ghost of Versailles with Chautauqua Opera. Lynch studied at the University of Michigan and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. In addition to training with HGO’s Butler Studio, she was part of the young artist programs of Seattle Opera and the Glimmerglass Festival.
Hero: BEATRICE AND BENEDICT 2008-09
First Lady: THE MAGIC FLUTE 2021-22
CELEBRATING CARLISLE FLOYD 2021-22