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PERFORMANCES

7 Dec 2019

Victorian Christmas Carols

Performing Victorian Christmas carols for the Victorian Roadshow in Peru, Indiana.

29 Nov 2019

A Collection of German and Other Christmas Songs

Performing a selection of German and other Christmas favorites for the Christkindlmarkt in Peru, Indiana.

20 Nov 2019

A Delightful Collection of Beloved Christmas Songs

Performing a selection of Christmas favorites for the Downtown Christmas Open House, produced by the Miami County Artisan Gallery.

3 Aug 2019

The Bare Necessities of Disney Songs

Performing selected Disney songs for Miami County Artisan Gallery's Art Media and Technology Seminar.

13 Apr 2019

DURUFLÉ | REQUIEM

Performing as Alto Soloist in the Duruflé Requiem with Bloomington Chamber Singers. Gerald Sousa, conductor.

20 Jan 2019

BRAHMS | ALTO RHAPSODY

Performing as the alto soloist in the Brahms Alto Rhapsody and You'll Never Walk Alone by Rodgers & Hammerstein with Zion Chamber Orchestra Festival.

15 Dec 2018

HANDEL| THE MESSIAH

Performing as the alto soloist in Handel's Messiah with the Kokomo Symphony Orchestra.

4 Dec 2018

HANDEL| THE MESSIAH

Returning as the alto soloist in Auburn Symphony's annual sing along performance of Handel's Messiah.

2 Dec 2018

CONTE | THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

Performing the role of Maggie in Solo Opera's production of The Gift of the Magi, directed by Sylvia Amorino. Alexander Katsman conducts.

"Mezzo-soprano Lisa van der Ploeg memorably negotiated both comedy and pathos as Maggie"

SAN FRANCISCO CLASSICAL VOICE

1 Dec 2018

CONTE | THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

Performing the role of Maggie in Solo Opera's production of The Gift of the Magi, directed by Sylvia Amorino. Alexander Katsman conducts.

30 Nov 2018

CONTE | THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

Performing the role of Maggie in Solo Opera's production of The Gift of the Magi, directed by Sylvia Amorino. Alexander Katsman conducts.

11 Nov 2018

HAYDN | LORD NELSON MASS

Performing as the mezzo soprano soloist in Haydn's Lord Nelson mass, as part of San Francisco City Chorus' War and Peace concert commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice. Larry Marietta conducts.

6 May 2018

MENDELSSOHN | DIE ERSTE WALPURGISNACHT

Performing as the mezzo soloist in Mendelssohn's Die Erste Walpurgisnacht with Master Sinfonia. David Ramadanoff conducts. Los Altos, CA

5 May 2018

MENDELSSOHN | DIE ERSTE WALPURGISNACHT

Performing as the mezzo soloist in Mendelssohn's Die Erste Walpurgisnacht with Master Sinfonia. David Ramadanoff conducts. Portola Valley, CA

9 Dec 2017

SAINT-SAËNS | CHRISTMAS ORATORIO

Performing as the alto soloist in Saint-Saëns' Christmas Oratorio with Sing Napa Valley. Jan Lanternman conducts. Napa, CA

19 Nov 2017

HANDEL | MESSIAH

Performing as the alto soloist in Handel's Messiah as a guest artist with the Dominican Chorale. San Rafael, CA

17 Nov 2017

HANDEL | MESSIAH

Performing as the alto soloist in Handel's Messiah as a guest artist with the Dominican Chorale. San Rafael, CA

28 Oct 2017

RECITAL: MAGICAL VOICES

Performing in recital with Julia Hunt Neilsen, soprano and Daniel Lockert, piano. Temple Visitors Center, Oakland, CA

18 Oct 2017

RECITAL: MAGICAL VOICES

Performing in recital with Julia Hunt Neilsen, soprano and Daniel Lockert, piano. Rossmoor Event Center, Walnut Creek, CA

14 May 2017

MENDELSSOHN: ELIJAH

Performing as the alto soloist as a Faculty Guest Artist in a fully-staged performance of Mendelssohn's Elijah, combining talented singers, dancers, musicians, and artists to bring the work to life. Presented by the SJSU School of Music and Dance and Digital Media Arts. Hammer Theatre. San Jose, CA. 

12 May 2017

MENDELSSOHN: ELIJAH

Performing as the alto soloist as a Faculty Guest Artist in a fully-staged performance of Mendelssohn's Elijah, combining talented singers, dancers, musicians, and artists to bring the work to life. Presented by the SJSU School of Music and Dance and Digital Media Arts. Hammer Theatre. San Jose, CA. 

19 Nov 2016

BEETHOVEN: SYMPHONY No. 9

Performing as the alto soloist in Stockton Symphony's performance of Beethoven Symphony No. 9. Peter Jaffe conducts. Warren Atherton Auditorium, Stockton, CA.

6 Nov 2016

FOK: ASK THE SKY & THE EARTH

Performing as the alto soloist with the Golden Gate Symphony Orchestra & Chorus in Tony Fok's Ask the Sky & the Earth, an oratorio-cantata for full chorus and orchestra that attempts to convey the sentiments of an entire generation looking back on the sacrifice of their youth to Chairman Mao Zedong’s “up to the mountains and down to the villages” movement. Sung in Chinese, this will be the first independent Western orchestra and chorus to present this piece. Urs Leonhardt Steiner conducts. UC Theatre, Berkeley, CA.

5 Nov 2016

FOK: ASK THE SKY & THE EARTH

Performing as the alto soloist with the Golden Gate Symphony Orchestra & Chorus in Tony Fok's Ask the Sky & the Earth, an oratorio-cantata for full chorus and orchestra that attempts to convey the sentiments of an entire generation looking back on the sacrifice of their youth to Chairman Mao Zedong’s “up to the mountains and down to the villages” movement. Sung in Chinese, this will be the first independent Western orchestra and chorus to present this piece. Urs Leonhardt Steiner conducts. Mission Dolores Basilica, San Francisco, CA.

23 Oct  2016

Intrigue! Love! Murder! Passion...Opera!

Performing as the mezzo-soprano soloist in a night of opera scenes presented by the San Francisco Bach Choir. Magen Solomon conducts. Calvary Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, CA.

22 May 2016

MENDELSSOHN: ELIJAH

Performing as the alto soloist in Mendelssohn's Elijah, performed by the Golden Gate Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Urs Leonhardt Steiner conducts. Mission Dolores Basilica, San Francisco, CA.

15 May 2016

MENDELSSOHN: ELIJAH

Performing as the alto soloist in Mendelssohn's Elijah, performed by the Golden Gate Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Urs Leonhardt Steiner conducts. Southern Pacific Brewing Company, San Francisco, CA.

19 Mar 2016

MENDELSSOHN: DIE ERSTE WALPURGISNACHT

Performing as the alto soloist in Mendelssohn's Die Erste Walpurgisnacht with Chora Nova. Paul Flight conducts. First Congregational Church, Berkeley, CA.

18 Mar 2016

MENDELSSOHN: DIE ERSTE WALPURGISNACHT

Performing as the alto soloist in Mendelssohn's Die Erste Walpurgisnacht with Chora Nova. Paul Flight conducts. Grace Presbyterian Church, Walnut Creek, CA.

12 Mar 2016

MAHLER: SYMPHONY No. 2

Performing as the mezzo-soprano soloist in Mahler's Symphony No. 2 with the Tulsa Symphony and Tulsa Oratorio Chorus. Benjamin Zander conducts. Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Tulsa, OK.

"Mezzo-soprano Lisa van der Ploeg, who was featured in the Mahler Third Symphony in 2013, sang the "Urlicht" movement with great feeling and precise intonation."

TULSA WORLD