From: San Marcos, Texas. LA Opera: Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor (2022, debut); soloist in Frankenstein with Live Orchestra (2022); Bianca in The Rape of Lucretia (2023); Bithia in Moses (2023); Second Frida Image in Frida y Diego (2023); Second Companion in The Dwarf (2024). She was a member of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program from 2022 to 2024.

In 2022, Madeleine Lyon finished her graduate studies at Rice University, Shepherd School of Music, where she previously obtained her Bachelor of music degree in 2019. In the 2021/22 season, she was seen as Zerlina in Don Giovanni for the grand opening of the Brockman Hall for Opera at Rice University. In 2020, she performed the title role in Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges in a filmed production, part of the Shepherd School’s initiative to provide opera to the public during the pandemic, spearheaded by Miah Im. In her Rice University debut, she made her foray into new music as Taller Zegner in Missy Mazzoli’s Proving Up.

In the summer of 2024, she will perform the role of Nireno in Julius Caesar with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as a Gerdine Young Artist.

She is also passionate about oratorio and concert work, and has been the mezzo-soprano soloist in the Mozart Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, and selections from the Verdi Requiem. During her free time, she is also a skilled pianist and painter.