Apr. 7, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Soprano Kiera Duffy’s 2012-13 season sees her Metropolitan Opera debut as a Flower Maiden in the new production of Parsifal under Daniele Gatti, which will also be an HD broadcast, and at the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire. On the concert stage, she returns to the Atlanta Symphony under Donald Runnicles in Debussy’s La damoiselleélue and New World Symphony in Mahler’s Fourth Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas. She also debuts with the Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig in Carmina Burana under Kristjan Järvi and records the same work with Sony Records. She will make her New York recital debut with pianist Roger Vignoles at Rockefeller University; following the recent release of their commercial recording Richard Strauss: The Complete Songs, Volume 5 on Hyperion Records. Ms. Duffy has appeared with many of the major orchestras in the world, including the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, American Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, and National Symphony Orchestra. With these orchestras, she has sung under the batons of conductors such as Gustavo Dudamel, Lorin Maazel, Pierre Boulez, James Levine, Michael Tilson Thomas, Roberto Abbado, Alan Gilbert, Kristjan Järvi, Andreas Delfs, and Leon Botstein.