Lindsay Kate Brown
Underwriters: Mr. and Mrs. James W. Crownover Fellow / Lynn and Henry Gissel
About the artist: Lindsay Kate Brown won third prize in HGO’s 2018 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias. This year she won first place in the Upper Midwest Region of The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and competed in the national Grand Finals in March 2020. She earned an artist diploma at Rice University, where she portrayed the roles of Cecilia March in Little Women, Zita in Gianni Schicchi, and Cornelia in Julius Caesar. She made her professional debut with Tri-Cities Opera in 2014. In the summer of 2018, she was a young artist at Des Moines Metro Opera, where she reprised the role of Ma Moss in Copland’s The Tender Land and covered the role of Ježibaba in Dvořák’s Rusalka. This past summer she sang the role of the Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos with Wolf Trap Opera. She was set to join The Santa Fe Opera as an Apprentice Artist in summer 2020 but was cancelled due to COVID-19. Her 2019-20 role at HGO was Giovanna in Rigoletto.
HGO appearances: Mercedes in Carmen (COVID-19 cancellation); Flower Maiden/ 2nd Esquire in Parsifal (COVID-19 cancellation); Sister Berthe in The Sound of Music. Third-year HGO Studio artist.
Previously at HGO: Giovanna in Rigoletto; Second Lady in The Magic Flute (COVID-19 cancellation). Third prize winner in HGO’s 2018 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias.
Artist’s website: https://www.lindsaykatebrown.com/