Linda Baird

Mezzo Soprano


About Linda

Praised for resonant, flexible singing, Canadian mezzo-soprano Linda Baird’s 2018/2019 season includes her debuts as Judith in Bluebeard's Castle (California Opera Association), Third Lady in The Magic Flute (Opera San Luis Obispo), The Mother in Ahmal and the Night Visitor (COA), Flora and Annina in La Traviata (COA), Abish in Ammon and the King (Culvercrest Publications), Mercedes in Carmen (Opera Modesto), and Carmen in Carmen (COA).

Her 2017/2018 season included: Suzuki in Madame Butterfly (Townsend Opera Modesto), Kate and Suzuki cover in Madame Butterfly (Opera SLO), Fricka in Die Walküre (Heroic Opera, Vancouver, Canada), and Tisbe in La Cenerentola (COA).

Other roles and companies include: Nora in Lillian Alling (Vancouver Opera), Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte (Vivace Opera, Philadelphia), Romeo in I Capuleti ei Montecchi (Burnaby Lyric Opera, Vancouver BC), Foreign Princess in Rusalka (Northern Czech Republic Orchestra), Rosina in Barber of Seville (Bard on the Beach, Vancouver BC), Second Lady in The Magic Flute (Prince George Symphony), Charlotte in Werther (Burnaby Lyric Opera), Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus (Vancouver Concert Opera Society), Iolanthe in Iolanthe (Dragon Diva Opera, Vancouver BC), Valencienne in The Merry Widow (University of British Columbia), The Grand Duchess in The Goldoliers (UBC), Anna in Les Troyen (UBC Symphony Orchestra).

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.




Recordings

Linda as Suzuki in Opera Modesto'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.


Resume

OPERA/ORATORIO - Selected Credits


Carmen
Carmen
California Opera
Carmen
Mercedes
Opera Modesto
Ammon and the King
Abish
Culvercrest Publications
La Traviata
Flora, Annina
California Opera
Amahl and the Night Visitors
Mother
California Opera
The Magic Flute
Third Lady
Opera San Luis Obispo
Bluebeard's Castle
Judith
California Opera Association
Madame Butterfly
Suzuki
Townsend Opera
Madame Butterfly
Kate, Suzuki cover
San Luis Obispo Opera
La Cenerentola
Tisbe
California Opera Assoc.
Die Walkure
Fricka
Heroic Opera
Lillian Alling
Nora
Vancouver Opera
La Centerentola
Cenerentola
Seattle Opera Guild
Dialogues of the Camelites
Soeur Catherine
Vancouver Opera
Cosi fan tutte
Dorabella
ViVace
Die Fledermaus
Prince Orlofsky
VanCOCO
The Messiah
He was Despised
VSO (Vancouver, BC)
Rusalka
Foreign Princess
North Czech Philharmonic


Engagements

California Opera

Carmen

Aug, 2019

Linda will be singing the role of Carmen in Bizet's Carmen.

Learn more

Opera Modesto

Carmen

May 3 & 5, 2019

Linda will be singing the role of Mercedes in Bizet's Carmen.

Learn more

Culvercrest

Ammon and the King

March 17, 2019

Linda will be singing the role of Abish in Culvercrest's original production of Ammon and the King.

Learn more

California Opera Association

La Traviata

March 9 & 10, 2019

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

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.

Learn more

California Opera Association

Bluebeard's Castle

August, 2018

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


Contact