Kristin Renee Young
Kristin Renee Young, lyric coloratura soprano, is a versatile vocal artist lauded for her “effervescent” and “terrific” performances (Boston Arts Fuse). According to The Boston Musical Intelligencer, Young “has a voice to conjure with” and is “a true artist.”
Earlier in 2022, Kristin made her debut as Zerbinetta in Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos with Barn Opera. She also covered the role of Amelia Alumond in Quamino’s Map (Wallen/Brevoort) with Chicago Opera Theater and sang Harriet Beecher Stowe in Kamala Sankaram’s Infinite Energy of Ada Lovelace with New Camerata Opera. In 2023, she will perform the role of Sophia in VALIS, an opera written by Tod Machover and stage directed by Jay Schieb, at MIT Media Laboratory. In 2021, Kristin made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera as a member of the Extra Chorus in Boris Godunov and Porgy and Bess. She also performed Queen of the Night in Black Flute, a reimagined version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute, in a film production with IN Series. Kristin’s love for music began with the violin at age five and evolved into a passion for the vocal arts. She received a master’s degree from Boston University and graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College of Columbia University. Kristin hails from Philadelphia and currently resides in Brooklyn, where she is also a certified yoga instructor.