Hailed by critics as a singer with “lovely stage presence,” a “silvery tone,” and “exquisite mezza voce,” Canadian soprano Meghan Lindsay makes her debut with Odyssey Opera as Paride in Paride et Elena. For the past eight seasons, she has been a member of Canada’s premier period music company, Opera Atelier, and assisted by the world-renowned Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra where her roles have included Handel’s title role Alcina, Giunia in Mozart’s Lucio Silla, Venus in Lully’s Persée and Sidonie in his Armide, Amour in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, Minerva/Cupid in Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria, Agathe in Weber’s Der Freischütz and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni.
This past season Ms. Lindsay was heard as Belinda in Dido and Aeneas and Nerine in Charpentier’s Médée with the Atelier and covered the role of Alcina for Theater Basel. Within the 2018-19 for Opera Atelier she is Galatée in Rameau’s Pygmalion, Hunter in Charpentier’s Actéon and Ilia in Idomeneo. She has appeared on numerous occasions at the Royal Opera House at Versailles under the auspices of Opera Atelier and has had previously engagement with The Glimmerglass Festival, Opera Columbus, Opera Nova Scotia, Northern Lights Music Festival and the Dutch National Opera Studio. Additional roles in her repertoire include Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Eurdice (L’Orfeo),Contessa (Le nozze di Figaro), the title roles of Massenet’s Cendrillon and Verdi’s Luisa Miller.
Ms. Lindsay was a guest artist with Ars Lyrica at the Houston Early Music Festival in works by Scarlatti and Bach and can be heard on the Sono Luminus label in Scarlatti’s La Sposa dei Cantici. She has been honored by the Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques Canada, the Francis Poulenc Price, The Glenn Gould School, the Klaudia Taev Competition and NATS.