Elinor Gates

Lyric Soprano

I perform regularly in the San Francisco Bay Area, most often with Lyric Theatre.  I have also performed with Free Range Opera, West Bay Opera, and Verismo Opera.

Roles Performed

Show Role Company Year
El Capitan Isabel Lyric Theatre 2016
The Serenade Mercedes Lyric Theatre 2016
A Country Girl Sophie Free Range Opera 2015
The Mountebanks Ensemble Lyric Theatre 2015
The Emerald Isle Molly O'Grady Free Range Opera 2015
Utopia, Ltd. Phylla Lyric Theatre 2014
La Perichole Guadelena/Manuelita Lyric Theatre 2014
Die Walkure Waltraute Verismo Opera 2013
The Grand Duke Gretchen Lyric Theatre 2013
The Merry Widow Grisette LuLu Lyric Theatre 2012
L'Etoile Asphodele Lyric Theatre 2012
Aida Chorus West Bay Opera 2012
Our Miss Gibbs Mary Gibbs Lyric Theatre 2011
The Sorcerer Chorus Lyric Theatre 2011
Babes in Toyland Mary Quite Contrary Lyric Theatre 2010
Kismet Ayah Lyric Theatre 2010
Florodora Angela Gilfain Lyric Theatre 2009
Yeomen of the Guard Chorus Lyric Theatre 2009
The Rose of Persia Honey of Life Lyric Theatre 2008
Ermine Cerise Marcel Lyric Theatre 2008
Mademoiselle Modiste Marie Louise Lyric Theatre 2007
The Quaker Girl Toinette Lyric Theatre 2007
Iolanthe Leila Lyric Theatre 2007
Show Role Company Year
Trial by Jury Ensemble Lyric Theatre 2006
Operetta Highlights Dancing Sunbeam Lyric Theatre 2006
The Serenade Mercedes Lyric Theatre 2006
Naughty Marietta Felice/Pirette Lyric Theatre 2006
The Arcadians Amaryllis/Lady Barclay Lyric Theatre 2006
Ruddigore Chorus Lyric Theatre 2005
Dorothy Lady Betty Lyric Theatre 2005
The Chocolate Soldier Ensemble Lyric Theatre 2005
Maid of the Mountains Ensemble Lyric Theatre 2004
The Gondoliers Guilia Lyric Theatre 2004
Babes in Toyland Jill Lyric Theatre 2003
Princess Ida Chloe Lyric Theatre 2003
La Belle Helene Lena Lyric Theatre 2003
HMS Pinafore Cousin Hebe Lyric Theatre 2003
The Merry Widow Ensemble Lyric Theatre 2002
The Gypsy Baron Chorus Lyric Theatre 2002
Iolanthe Chorus Lyric Theatre 2001
Mademoiselle Modiste Chorus Lyric Theatre 2001
The Mikado Chorus Lyric Theatre 2000
The Pirates of Penzance Chorus Lyric Theatre 1999
The Most Happy Fellow Chorus Lyric Theatre 1999
La Traviata Chorus U of New Mexico 1995

Performance and Costume Photos

The Emerald Isle:  Molly O'Grady

Die Walkure:  Waltraute

The Grand Duke:  Gretchen

The Grand Duke:  Gretchen

The Merry Widow:  Grisette LuLu

The Sorcerer

Babes in Toyland:  Mary Quite Contrary

Kismet:  Ayah

Florodora:  Angela Gilfain

The Yeomen of the Guard

The Rose of Persia:  Honey of Life

Erminie:  Cerise Marcel

The Quaker Girl:  Toinette

Iolanthe:  Leila

Trial by Jury

Operetta Highlights

The Serenade:  Mercedes

Naughty Marietta:  Felice/Pirette

The Goldoliers:  Guilia

The Goldoliers:  Guilia

Princess Ida:  Chloe

Le Belle Helene:  Lena

HMS Pinafore:  Cousin Hebe

The Merry Widow

The Gypsy Baron

Iolanthe