Katherine DeYoung



American mezzo-soprano Katherine DeYoung, whose voice has been described by Opera News as “lustrous,” will begin the 19/20 season in her second year as a member of the MOT Studio program, where she will perform the role of Zita in Gianni Schicchi. Last season with Michigan Opera Theatre, Katherine performed Der Sandmann in Hänsel und Gretel, the Old Lady in Candide, The Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, covered Olga in Eugene Onegin, performed Mae and covered Ma Joad in The Grapes of Wrath. In 2018 and 2019, she was an Apprentice with the Santa Fe Opera where she covered the role of The Mayor’s Wife in Jenůfa and performed the Act One Duet from La Favorita and Ma Joad for the Apprentice Scenes programs.

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