Liv Redpath

Soprano

Biography

Liv Redpath is one of the most promising young soprano leggero on the opera and concert stage today. During the 2018-19 season, she makes her role debut as Gretel in Humperdinck’s Hansel & Gretel conducted by James Conlon at the Los Angeles Opera in addition to singing the Voce dal cielo in Verdi’s Don Carlo and covering Servilia in Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito with the company. This summer, Ms. Redpath will present a concert of Handel and Rameau arias with Christophe Rousset; reprise the role of Zerbinetta in Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos for Cincinnati Opera; and cover Bess in Breaking the Waves at the Edinburgh International Festival. Concert appearances include the Los Angeles Master Chorale at Walt Disney Concert Hall for a pairing of Mozart’s Requiem and Kirchner’s Songs of Ascent, in addition to Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges as Le feu/la princesse/le rossignol with the Pacific Symphony. A Minnesota-native, Ms. Redpath will return to her home state to sing Cunégonde in Bernstein’s Candide conducted by Philip Brunelle in addition to chamber performances of Brahms and Shostakovich with the Bakken Trio.

Highlights of the 2017-18 season included a role and house debut as Zerbinetta in Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos at The Santa Fe Opera; performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy at the Hollywood Bowl; a debut with Seattle Symphony in Vivaldi’s Gloria. Her assignments at the Los Angeles Opera were comprised of L’amour in John Neumeier’s new production of Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice; Frasquita in Bizet’s Carmen; Countess Ceprano and covering Gilda in Verdi’s Rigoletto; Anna in Verdi’s Nabucco; Messenger in Aucoin’s Crossing; and a cover of Cunégonde in Candide.

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