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Liv Redpath


Liv Redpath is one of the most promising young soprano leggero on the opera and concert stage today. During the disrupted 2020-21 season, Ms. Redpath was scheduled to open the Los Angeles Philharmonic season at Disney Hall, sharing a program with Lang Lang under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel before traveling to New York to open the Carnegie Hall season with the same program; join Alan Gilbert to make her debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra singing Nielsen’s Symphony #3; sing Poulenc’s Gloria and a world-premiere new composition by Peter-Jan Wagemans conducted by Karina Canellakis with the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest; perform Handel’s Messiah with the New York Philharmonic and National Symphony, both conducted by Fabio Biondi; return to the Metropolitan Opera to cover Rosina in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia under Roderick Cox and sing the role of the fifteen-year old girl in Berg’s Lulu led by Sebastian Weigle; take on the title role of Haydn’s Armida with the Bregenzer Festspiele, and make her debut with La Monnaie singing Madame Herz in Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor conducted by Alain Altinoglu in performances at the Palais des Beaux-Arts.

During the 2019-20 season, Ms. Redpath made her role and house debut at Deutsche Oper Berlin singing Marguerite de Valois in David Alden’s production of Meyerbeer’s Les Huguenots under the baton of Alexander Vedernikov and covered the role of Sophie in Robert Carsen’s production of Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss at the Metropolitan Opera conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. Concert appearances included singing the role of Crobyle in Massenet’s Thaïs with Toronto Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Andrew Davis that was recorded for release on the Chandos label; Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with conductor Yaniv Dinur and the New Bedford Symphony; and an evening with the Bakken Trio in her native Minnesota to sing Boulanger’s Clairières dans le ciel, Fauré’s La Bonne Chanson, and André Previn’s Four Songs.

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