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Elizabeth Weisberg


American soprano Elizabeth Weisberg joined the Royal Opera Chorus in 2017. In the 2019/20 Season she sings Ensemble/Danish Mother (Death in Venice).

Weisberg studied at Stanford University and the Royal Academy of Music. Her operatic appearances include Melanto in Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria (Aldeburgh Festival and Globe Theatre), Diane and Aréthuze in Actéon and First Witch/Second Woman in Dido and Aeneas (Early Opera Company) and Ninfa (cover) and soprano ensemble in L’Orfeo (Opéra de Lille). She has appeared in the Chichester, Winchester, Aldeburgh and Three Choirs festivals and performed with conductors including Charles Mackerras, Roger Norrington, Iván Fischer, Emmanuelle Haïm, Trevor Pinnock, Harry Bicket, Nicholas Kraemer and Christian Curnyn.

Weisberg’s concert highlights include Handel’s Messiah at St Thomas’s Fifth Avenue, New York City, and with the Philharmonia at the Royal Festival Hall, Haydn’s Creation with Mark Elder and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in Poissy, Mendelssohn’s Elijah in the Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Bach’s St Matthew Passion at the Bridgewater Hall.