Yvonne RedmanAssociate Professor of Voice
B.M. (Vocal Performance), Stephen F. Austin University
Yvonne Gonzales Redman has enjoyed a 15-year career as a main stage soprano at the Metropolitan Opera, including many radio and television broadcasts. Highlights include Zerlina in Don Giovanni (James Levine, conductor); Giannetta in L'Elisir d'Amore (with Luciano Pavarotti for his 30th anniversary gala); Jouvenot in Adrianna Lecouvreur (in Mirella Freni's final performances of this work); and in Parsifal with Placido Domingo, to name only a few highlights of her career.
In addition, Ms. Redman has performed at the Santa Fe Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Seattle Opera, Minnesota Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Wolf Trap, Opera Illinois, and the Houston Grand Opera, where she sang the world premiere of Daniel Cat·n's Florencia en el Amazones. She was featured in the role of Mimi in La BohËme in the Bregenz Festival in Austria.
She has shared the stage with some of the greatest operatic artists, including Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Samuel Ramey, Nathan Gunn, Bryn Terfel, Teresa Stratas, Renee Fleming, Frederica von Stade, Susan Graham, Carol Vaness, Dawn Upshaw, Denise Graves, Paul Groves, Ben Heppner, Jerry Hadley, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Rene Pape, and Thomas Hampson. Conductors with whom she has collaborated include James Levine, James Conlon (Music Director of Ravinia, among other titles), Sir Charles Mackerras, Leonard Slatkin, Richard Bonynge, and Murry Sidlin.