Lise Lindstrom

American soprano Lise Lindstrom makes her San Francisco Opera debut in a role she has performed with New Orleans Opera, Utah Opera, and Polish National Opera. She has been widely praised for her performances in the title role of Turandot at Milan’s La Scala; the Metropolitan Opera; the Royal Opera, Covent Garden; the Arena di Verona; Deutsche Oper Berlin; and in Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Miami, and Dallas. The California native’s career highlights include the title role of Salome at the Vienna State Opera, Turin’s Teatro Regio, and San Diego Opera; Brünnhilde (Die Walküre) at Palermo’s Teatro Massimo; the title role of Tosca with Glimmerglass Opera; Elisabeth and Venus (Tannhäuser) with Greek National Opera; Magda (The Consul) with Arizona Opera; Ricke (Franchetti’s Germania) with Deutsche Oper Berlin; and the title role of Ariadne auf Naxos with Des Moines Metro Opera. On the concert stage, Lindstrom has been a soloist with the San Francisco Symphony and at New York’s Bard College and the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Future seasons include leading roles with the Metropolitan Opera, Washington National Opera, Montreal Opera, San Diego Opera, the Vienna State Opera, and Hamburg State Opera. Lindstrom holds degrees from San Francisco State University and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.