Accomplished opera singer Mezzo Soprano, Emily Lipschutz has been enchanting audiences “...with her gorgeously warm mezzo voice and emotive, physically adept presence to match.” (The Star- Ledger). Alex Ross wrote in The New Yorker, “Emily Lipschutz stood out for her impassioned, idiomatic delivery of the role of Alessandro.
Ms. Lipschutz recently sang in Holland and Belgium as Carmen in the opera Carmen; Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro and Angelina in La Cenerentola at Opera Tampa.
Ms. Lipschutz has been heard at Carnegie Hall and in various prestigious venues in Philadelphia as the Alto Soloist in Rossini's Stabat Mater; Verdi's Requiem, and, John Rutter's Magnificat.
At the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto, Italy, Ms. Lipschutz debuted the role of Miss Jessel in Turn of the Screw, and in the same season made her debut in Tyrol, Austria and Trento, Italy as Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro. Emily’s various European performances include roles at the Salzburger Landestheater and Festspielhaus (Austria) where she appeared as Jacqueline in La Cage aux Folles; Dardané in Pilgrims from Mecca (performed also in Istanbul); Olga in Eugene Onegin, and, Annio in La Clemenza di Tito. At the Landestheater, she sang the role of Sophia in the German-premier of Sound of Music, along with roles, such as, Tisbe (also covering Angelina) in La Cenerentola; Clomiri in Imeneo; Flora in La Traviata, and, Margaret in Wozzeck. At the Summer Tyrolean Festival in Austria, she was seen as Flora in La Traviata; Ines in Il Trovatore; Maddalena in Rigoletto, and, the Alto Soloist in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony.
In the U.S., Ms. Lipschutz made her New York City Opera debut singing Amenofi in Mosé in Egitto, and, she has made several national debuts at the Glimmerglass Festival, Carnegie Hall, Chicago Opera Theater, Vero Beach Opera and more. Her U.S. concert appearances include performances with Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society as the Alto Soloist in Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater; the Marcello Giordani Fundraising Gala Concert in New York City, along with various other benefit concerts.
Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University and a Masters in Music from Yale University, Ms. Lipschutz was chosen for the Young Singers Project at the Salzburger Festspielhaus and performed, alongside Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala, the roles Stephano in Romeo et Juliette and Die Garderobiere/Der Gymnasiast in Lulu.
Emily’s other Young Artist Programs include: Romeo (MainStage) in I Capuleti e I Montecchi at Glimmerglass; Prince Charmant in Cendrillon at Santa Fe’s Opera Scenes; Louise in the world premier opera of Michael Ching’s Anna Hunter at Sherrill Milnes’ Savannah Voice Festival; Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, and, Carmen in Carmen at Martina Arroyo’s Prelude to Performance.
Emily is thrilled to be making her professional debuts with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic as the Alto Soloist in Handel’s Messiah, and, the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice’s Broadway Holiday Concert on December 11 at 7pm. On December 19th at 3:30pm, Emily and special guests will be presenting a Holiday Favorites Concert with the Tower of Music Concert Series in Poughkeepsie, NY.