Lindsey Reynolds


Ryan Opera Center Ensemble

This Season at Lyric: Barena/Jenůfa

Previously at Lyric: Very Loud Girl and Passenger 2/Proximity, Alice/Le Comte Ory, and Voice from Above/Don Carlos (all 2022/23).

The soprano, a native of New Orleans, is a second-year member of the Ryan Opera Center. In 2021/22 she portrayed Despina/Così fan tutte and Betty/Marc Blitzstein’s Triple-Sec (film adaptation) with Curtis Opera Theatre and served as an Emerging Artist with Opera Philadelphia, where she sang the Page/Rigoletto. Among the many leading roles Reynolds has performed are Zerlina/Don Giovanni, Adina/The Elixir of Love, Giulietta/I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Miss Wordsworth/Albert Herring, and Monica/The Medium. She has appeared in concert with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra under Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Recipient of an Emerging Artist Award from Opera Index, Reynolds has been awarded first place in many competitions, among them the Musicians Club of Women, Camille Coloratura Awards, James Toland Vocal Arts Competition, Young Patronesses of the Opera/Florida Grand Opera Competition, Hal Leonard Art Song Competition, and National Association of Negro Musicians Competition. She received Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music. Chicago engagements include the Harris Theater’s Beyond the Aria series with Denyce Graves and, in her company debut, the 2023 Grant Park Music Festival.

Lindsey Reynolds is sponsored by an Anonymous Donor, Fred & Phoebe Boelter, and Donna Van Eekeren & Dale Connelly.