About the artist:
HGO Studio alumna Marie Lenormand has performed with HGO many times, including as Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro (2011), Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2009), Siebel in Faust (2007), Fox in The Little Prince (2003), Poppea in The Coronation of Poppea (2001), Mercedes in Carmen (2000), and Thelma Predmore in Cold Sassy Tree (2000). During the 2021-22 season her roles included Marcellina in The Marriage of Figaro at Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg, Gertrude in Romeo and Juliet at Opéra-Comique, and Popotte in Le Voyage dans la lune with Opéra de Nice and Opera de Vichy. During the 2020-21 season she performed as Jacinthe in Auber’s Le Domino Noir with Opéra de Lausanne, Marguerite in Boieldieu’s La Dame Blanche with Opéra de Limoges, and Bachis in Offenbach’s La Belle Hélène with Paris’s Théâtre des Champs Elysées and with the Orchestre National de Lille. Some of Lenormand’s notable recent engagements include the title role in Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortileges with Oper Köln and the Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival, Suzanne in Milhaud’s La Mère Coupable with OnSite Opera in New York, Ottone in Boston Baroque’s Agrippina, Candide with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marguerite in Le pré aux clercs with the Opéra-Comique, Berlioz’s Les Nuits d'été with Festival de Laon, France, Meg in Falstaff with Opera de Massy, Le Prince in Cendrillon with New Orleans Opera, her New York Philharmonic debut as the Fox in The Cunning Little Vixen, Carmen (role debut) with Theatre Imperial de Compiegne, a series of concerts with Les Violons du Roy in Quebec, and a return to New York City Opera as the title role in La Périchole.