Lisa van der Ploeg /  Bay Area, CA Mezzo-soprano
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Lisa van der Ploeg

Mezzo-soprano
Bay Area, CA

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Lisa sings Beethoven 9 with Stockton Symphony — 11/19/2016

Lisa performed as the alto soloist for Stockton Symphony's performance of Beethoven Symphony No. 9 as part of their 90th season

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Madre, non dormi? from Il Trovatore Act 4...

Madre, non dormi? from Il Trovatore Act 4

Il Trovatore Act 4 Duet Madre non dormi? John Pickle as Manrico Lisa van der Ploeg as Azucena This is the end of the opera when Azucena and her son Manrico a...

Golden Gate Opera: Hansel & Gretel in the Forest...

Golden Gate Opera: Hansel & Gretel in the Forest

From Golden Gate Opera's 2010 production of Humperdinck's world famous fairy tale. Suzanna Mizell as Gretel wakes up in the forest, Act II, Megan Stetson as Hansel resists waking up. They discover the gingerbread candy house and the evil wicked witch's (Lisa van der Ploeg) plan to eat them. In the climatic scene the Witch falls into her own oven. Geoffrey Gallegos, Conductor; Edna Garabedian, Stage Director; Richard Adamson, Set Designer; Amy Glenn, Pianist; Costume Designer, Tracy Bell Redig; Artistic Director, Roberta Wain-Becker. Filmed at Marin Showcase Theater. Children dancers from Shan-Yee Poon Ballet School.

The Gift of the Magi - an opera in one act...

The Gift of the Magi - an opera in one act

Having no money Della calls her friend Maggie to help her buy Jim’s Christmas present. Della decides to sell her hair over Maggie’s objections and they leave to sell her hair.
Music by David Conte
Libretto by Nicholas Giardini
Della: Marnie Breckenridge
Maggie: Lisa van der Ploeg
Trinity Lyric Opera
John Kendall Bailey, conductor

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Lisa van der Ploeg /  Bay Area, CA Mezzo-soprano

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Lisa van der Ploeg’s rich, lustrous sound and electrifying stage presence have captivated audiences, displaying a remarkable variety in over 45 roles such as Santuzza (Cavalleria Rusticana), Azucena (Il Trovatore), Mother (Amahl and the Night Visitors), Amneris (Aida), and the Witch and Mother in Hansel and Gretel. Her extensive concert repertoire is equally diverse, highlights of which include the Bach B-minor Mass, Handel’s Messiah, Symphony 2 and Symphony 3 of Mahler, the Verdi Requiem, and Dvorak’s Stabat Mater. A favorite of the West and Midwest regions, Lisa has performed with Utah Festival Opera, Tulsa Symphony, Dayton Philharmonic, Indianapolis Symphony, Stockton Symphony, San Francisco Opera Center, and Intermountain Opera among many others, working with conductors including Raymond Leppard, Neal Gittleman, Daniel Hege, and Benjamin Zander, which whom she recently performed Mahler’s Symphony No. 2. In addition to performing, Lisa maintains a voice studio at San Jose State University.

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Lisa sings Beethoven 9 with Stockton Symphony
Lisa sings Beethoven 9 with Stockton Symphony

Lisa performed as the alto soloist for Stockton Symphony's performance of Beethoven Symphony No. 9 as part of their 90th season

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Date Title Location Type Info
Nov 05, 2016 Ask the Sky and the Earth San Francisco, CA Performance  
Nov 06, 2016 Ask the Sky and the Earth Berkeley, CA Performance  
Nov 19, 2016 Beethoven's 9th Symphony Stockton, CA Performance  
Dec 22, 2016 Days of Christmas Oakland, CA Performance  
Dec 22, 2016 Days of Christmas Oakland, CA Performance