Canadian Soprano, Sarah Cambidge, is making important role debuts this 2020-21 season, including Aunt Lydia in A Handmaids Tale, Ghita in Zemlinsky's Der Zwerg and covering the role of Leonore in Fidelio at the San Francisco Opera. She also covered the role of the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera and prior to COVID-19, was set to make her Lyric Opera of Chicago debut as Ortlinde, while covering Sieglinde, in their 2020 cancelled Ring Cycle. Last season, she made her Metropolitan Opera debut as the Dama di Lady Macbeth in their 2019 production of Macbeth. She also made her European debut as Chrysothemis in Elektra at the Badisches Staatstheater in Karlsruhe, her French debut as Sieglinde in Die Walküre at l’Opéra National de Bordeaux, and returned to the San Francisco Opera for her role debut as the Foreign Princess, in Rusalka.
Recently, she appeared in San Francisco's 2017-18 season, performing the roles of Ortlinde and the 3rd Norn in Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, as well as the Soprano Angel in Jake Heggie’s It’s a Wonderful Life. She also debuted the role of Amelia in Livermore Valley Opera’s production of Un Ballo in Maschera. Ms. Cambidge is an alumnae of the world renowned San Francisco Opera Adler Fellowship, was a National Semifinalist at the 2015 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and was named the winner of the 2016 Denver Lyric Opera Guild competition.