Katy Lindhart, Elena (cover)
Lauded for her "large, robust, and flexible voice" (Bachtrack) and "sparkling stage presence” (St. Louis Dispatch), Katy Lindhart has delighted audiences across the United States in repertoire ranging from Mozart to Sondheim.
In the 2018 season, Katy made a role and house debut as Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte for Opera in the Heights and returned to Raylynmor Opera as Micaela in La Tragédie de Carmen. S he also returned as a soloist with the New York Choral Society for Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols, Mechem’s The Seven Joys of Christmas, and Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem.
In 2017 Katy sang Older Alyce in Glory Denied w ith Opera Upper West, debuted as Marguerite in Faust for Summer Garden Opera, and returned to Salt Marsh Opera to sing Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni. She also debuted with the New York Choral Society, singing the soprano solo in Haydn’s Creation. In 2016, Katy made a widely lauded debut with Boston's Odyssey Opera, singing Giunia in Mozart's rarely-performed masterpiece, Lucio Silla. L ater that year also sang the diva Daria Garbinatti in Donizetti's wildy funny Viva la Mamma! with Florida Lyric Opera.
Other recent engagements include The Rape of Lucretia for Loft Opera,Ainadamar with the Lexington Philharmonic, and Le nozze di Figaro f or Opera Columbus and Winter Opera Saint Louis. Katy has apprenticed with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Kentucky Opera, Dayton Opera, and Central City Opera. Katy holds a Bachelor of Music from Simpson College and a Master of Music from the University of Missouri - Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance.
When she’s not singing, Katy is a voracious reader who enjoys watching horror movies, needlepoint, and painting watercolors. An Iowa native, Katy now makes her home in New York City with a cranky cat named Love.