Lindemann Young Artist Development Program
Canadian pianist Alexander Soloway is now in his second year in the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, during which time he will join the Met music staff for The Magic Flute. This summer, he will join Wolf Trap Opera as a Coaching Fellow, where he will be a rehearsal pianist and perform continuo for Semele, operate supertitles for Faust, and coach and perform in the WTO Salon series. In the Met’s 2021–22 season, he performed in the Lindemann Program Patron Concert of opera scenes, annual recital series, and Met Orchestra Workshop. As a member of the Met’s music staff, he worked on projects with the Met’s new works and commissions office as well as the Mostly Mozart Festival. As a collaborative pianist, he has won many awards, including the pianist’s prize in the 2021 Marilyn Horne Song Competition and the 2019 Festival Classica International French Mélodie Competition. As a student, he won both the Chamber Music Competition and Classical Concerto Competition at McGill University. He has performed extensively across North America and Europe in venues such as the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre in Toronto, the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, and at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, among others. He is an alumnus of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, Music Academy of the West, the Franz Schubert Institut, Académie Francis Poulenc, and the Orford Music Academy. He holds degrees in piano from the University of Toronto and the Schulich School of Music at McGill University.