THE OPERA DIVA SERIES returns with internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano, Michelle DeYoung. Ms. De Young will perform with Washington Concert Opera this weekend in Saint-Saens' Samson et Dalila The opera star drops in to chat with Patrick D. McCoy about the upcoming performance and her successful career as one of today's leading mezzo-sopranos.
Michelle DeYoung has already established herself as one of the most exciting artists of her generation. She has appeared with many of the world's leading orchestras. Ms. DeYoung has also appeared with many of the finest opera houses of the world including the Metropolitan Opera.
This season, Ms. DeYoung makes her debut at the Basel Opera as Amneris in Aida, sings Das Lied von der Erde with the Met Orchestra and Oedipus Rex with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, both conducted by James Levine, and appears in performances of Bluebeard's Castle with Esa-Pekka Salonnen and the New York Philharmonic.