Lindsay Metzger


The Mundelein, Illinois native is a mezzo-soprano who spent two years with the Ryan Opera Center. Earlier this year she appeared in the “Beyond the Aria” series at the Harris Theater. She spent two summers as an apprentice artist with Des Moines Metro Opera where she performed in such productions as La rondine, Eugene Onegin, and Don Giovanni. She is also a former studio artist with Milwaukee’s Florentine Opera (Giannetta/L’elisir d’amore). Among her recent portrayals are the title role/La Cenerentola (Lyric Unlimited’s community engagement program “Opera in the Neighborhoods”), Daphné/Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s La descent d’Orphée aux enfers (Chicago’s Haymarket Opera Company), Cherubino/The Marriage of Figaro (La Musica Lirica in Novafeltria, Italy), Nella/Gianni Schicchi (DuPage Opera Theatre), title role/Ariodante, Béatrice/Béatrice et Bénédict, and Beppe/L’amico Fritz (all at University of Wisconsin-Madison). Metzger debuted with the Grant Park Symphony singing the soprano solo in Fauré’s Requiem. Among her numerous awards are the Virginia Cooper Meier Award from the Musician’s Club of Women, and an Encouragement Award from the Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions. Lindsay Metzger is sponsored by an Anonymous Donor.

Previously at Lyric: Mercédès/ Carmen (2016|17); Garcias/Don Quichotte (2016|17); Second Noble Orphan/Der Rosenkavalier, Second Peasant Girl/The Marriage of Figaro (both 2015|16).

Last updated: February 11, 2017