Applauded the world over in concert halls, opera houses, recordings, films, and television, Renée Fleming is one of the most acclaimed singers of our time, with “a voice as warm and rich as a fine single malt."
Through a wide range of activities, Renée Fleming works to affirm the importance of the arts, partnering with artists, scientists, not-for-profit organizations, and educators to demonstrate the benefits of music and the arts for our health, community, and culture.
Across the country, in leadership positions and advisory relationships, Renée Fleming guides the work of major arts institutions, encourages the creation of new work, and mentors young singers beginning their careers.
Norma Jeane Baker of Troy
A partly spoken, partly sung performance piece based on the ancient Greek tragedy of Helen by Euripides, commissioned from the poet, essayist, and scholar Anne Carson, written for actor Ben Whishaw and soprano Renée Fleming, staged by director Katie Mitchell, with music by composer Paul Clark.
New York City
The Light in the Piazza
The London premiere of the hit Broadway musical The Light in the Piazza, starring four-time Grammy winner and Tony nominee Renée Fleming and film and television star Dove Cameron making their London musical theater debuts, directed by multiple Olivier Award winner Daniel Evans. The new production features ‘the most intensely romantic score of any musical since West Side Story’ (The New York Times) performed by Opera North’s 40-piece symphony orchestra.
Royal Festival Hall
At Tanglewood, Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra, playing Elgar and the world premiere of Kevin Puts' The Brightness of Light, featuring Renée Fleming and Rod Gilfry.
Koussevitzky Music Shed
The Emerson String Quartet and 2019 Koussevitzky Artist Renée Fleming perform the BSO-commissioned world premiere of André Previn and Tom Stoppard’s Penelope, for soprano, string quartet, and piano; the program will also include works by Walker, Barber, and Richard Wernick.
Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood
Renée Fleming and the Emerson String Quartet perform the Chicago premiere of Penelope, by André Previn with text by Tom Stoppard, and the Emerson String Quartet also performs Hadyn and Barber.
Ravinia Festival, Martin Theatre
‘You’ll Never Know’ from The Shape of Water
(Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Renée sings the classic Hollywood song "You'll Never Know" on Alexandre Desplat's Oscar-winning soundtrack for the 2018 Best Picture winner, The Shape of Water.All Videos
Three Billboards- The Last Rose of Summer
Renée's recording of "The Last Rose of Summer" is featured in the opening credits and soundtrack of Oscar nominee Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
America The Beautiful, A Capitol Fourth
Renée sings for the nationally-televised 2018 Independence Day Concert on the West Lawn of the US Capitol.
Bel Canto Official Trailer
Renée is heard as the singing voice of Roxane, Julianne Moore's American diva embroiled in a hostage crisis, in the film of Ann Patchett's best-selling novel
Featured AlbumView Recordings
The great American soprano Renée Fleming shows with this ambitious album that she is far from renouncing musical frolics. True, there’s quintessential Fleming repertoire on it — a gorgeous performance of Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 — but Fleming also presents a new orchestral song cycle written especially for her: The Strand Settings, by the Swedish composer Anders Hillborg. Then there are three songs by Björk. No tame excursions into crossover, these, but superbly reimagined arrangements. The Times of London