Young mezzo-soprano Rebecca Ringle has won acclaim for her performances on operatic and concert stages. The 2012–2013 season brought her Metropolitan Opera main stage debut,singing Rosswisse in Die Walküre, which she also sang for the Tanglewood Festival; her role debut as Rosina in The Barber of Seville with Fargo-Moorhead Opera; Stravinsky’s Requiem Canticles with the Bard Music Festival; and her return to the Marlboro Music Festival.
This season, she returns to the Met for Shostakovich’s The Nose; appears in concert with the National Chorale for Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Oratorio Society of New York for Handel’s Messiah, New West Symphony Orchestra for Verdi’s Requiem, and Ars Antiqua as a soloist in The Borrowers; and joins New Orleans Opera as Dorothée in Cendrillon. This is her RPO debut.
She made her debut with New York City Opera as Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana and returned to sing Suzuki in Madama Butterfly,Dorothée in Cendrillon, and Rosmira in Partenope. A consummate concert artist andr ecitalist, Ringle has performed with Branford Camerata, Richmond Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, Utah Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Orchestra New England, and National Chorale.
A frequent performer of new music, she appeared with concert harpist Grace Cloutierand soprano Jennifer Black in May 2006 atWeill Hall at Carnegie Hall with Stanzas in Meditation, a work written for this trio by composer Sarah Kirkland Snider. Ringle is a graduate of Oberlin Conservatory and The Yale School of Music.