Linda Baird

Mezzo Soprano

About Linda

Praised for resonant, flexible singing, Canadian mezzo-soprano Linda Baird has sung in numerous opera companies and symphonies including: Seattle Opera, Vancouver Opera, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Northern Czech Philharmonic, San Jose Opera, Prince George Symphony, and Burnaby Lyric Opera.

Her 2017/2018 season includes her debut as Judith in California Opera Association's Bluebeard's Castle, Third Lady in Opera San Luis Obispo's The Magic Flute, Suzuki in Townsend Opera's Madame Butterfly, Kate with San Luis Obispo Opera’s Madame Butterfly and Suzuki cover; Fricka with Heroic Opera’s Die Walküre in Vancouver, Canada; and Tisbe in California Opera’s La Cenerentola.

Other roles Linda has performed include: Dorabella Cosi fan tutte, Romeo I Capuleti ei Montecchi, Nora Lillian Alling, Rosina Barber of Seville, Charlotte Werther, Foreign Princess Rusalka, Iolanthe Iolanthe, Second Lady The Magic Flute, Valencienne The Merry Widow, The Grand Duchess The Goldoliers, Mercedes Carmen, Anna Les Troyen.

Linda is a native of North Vancouver, BC, Canada, and a Master of Music in Opera graduate from The University of British Columbia. Linda resides in San Francisco and works as a teaching artist for San Francisco Opera.


Linda as Suzuki in Townsend Opera's
Madame Butterfly.

Linda performs the role of Fricka
in Heroic Opera's Die Walküre.

Linda as Kate Pinkerton in
Opera San Luis Obispo's Madame Butterfly.


OPERA/ORATORIO - Selected Credits

Bluebeard's Castle
California Opera Association

Madame Butterfly
Townsend Opera

Madame Butterfly
Kate, Suzuki cover
San Luis Obispo Opera

La Cenerentola
California Opera Assoc.

Die Walkure
Heroic Opera

Lillian Alling
Vancouver Opera

La Centerentola
Seattle Opera Guild

Dialogues of the Camelites
Soeur Catherine
Vancouver Opera

Cosi fan tutte

Die Fledermaus
Prince Orlofsky

The Messiah
He was Despised
VSO (Vancouver, BC)

Foreign Princess
North Czech Philharmonic


California Opera Association

Bluebeard's Castle

August, 2018

Linda will be singing the role of Judith in Béla Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle.

Opera San Luis Obispo

The Magic Flute

October 13 & 14, 2018

Linda will be performing the role of Third Lady in Opera San Luis Obispo's The Magic Flute.

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California Opera Association

La Traviata

November, 2018

Linda will be singing the role of Flora Bervoix in Giuseppe Verde's La Traviata.

Townsend Opera Presents


May 3 & 5, 2019

Linda will be performing the role of Mercedes in Townsend Opera's rendition of Carmen.

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