Michelle Bradley, a graduate of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, is beginning to garner great acclaim as one of today’s most promising Verdi sopranos.
This season Ms. Bradley debuts with the San Francisco Opera as Madame Lidoine in Dialogues des Carmélites and returns to the Metropolitan Opera as the title-role in Aida, a role she will also perform for the Fort Worth Opera. She will return to the San Diego Opera as the title-role in Tosca and will debut in Japan as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at the Hyogo Performing Arts Center. In concert Ms. Bradley will sing the soprano soloists in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Eva Ollikainen at the Hollywood Bowl and in Verdi’s Messa da Requiem with the Baltimore Symphony and James Conlon. Future projects include a return to the Lyric Opera of Chicago in a leading role.
Last season Michelle Bradley made her debut with the Lyric Opera of Chicago as the title-role in Tosca and with the Savonlinna Opera Festival in the title-role in Aida and returned to the Metropolitan Opera as Liù in Turandot. In concert, she debuted with the San Francisco Symphony and Daniel Stewart as the soprano soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, with the Atlanta Symphony and Nicola Luisotti as the title-role in Act 3 of Aida and with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at Tanglewood. She was also heard in a pair of solo recitals for the San Diego Opera with Brian Zeger at the piano.