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Upcoming Performances

Bluebeards Castle

by Béla Bartók

Madeline Cain as Judith

Marko Ostojic as Bluebeard

Jeffrey Döring, director and producer

Yury Ilinov, musical director

Excerpts and lecture concert:

Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin

April 24, 2024

Full production:

September 2024


Original music and improvisation

Heilig Kreuz Kirche, Leipzig

May 11


Madeline Cain, soprano

Anni Laukkanen, piano

Songs by Debussy, Schoenberg, Rebecca Clarke, Edvard Grieg, and more

Grieg Begegnungsstätte

June 14, 2024

Recent Performances


Madeline Cain, soprano

Susanne Stock, accordion

New works by Carsten Hennig, Aristea Mellos, Beste Özçelebi, Christian Diemer, Ali Gorji,

and Friedemann Stolte

Jena, Dresden, Chemnitz

November-December 2023

LUO goes to La La Land!

Leipzig Underground Opera

featuring Madeline Cain and Lissa Meybohm

A program of musical songs and duets

in cooperation with Schaubühne Lindenfels

Sommerkino an der Plagwitzer Markthalle

June 1, 2023

Tickets and info HERE

Madeline Cain as Senta in "Der Fliegende Holländer"

Richard Wagner

with Sinfonia Leipzig

Arena am Panometer Leipzig

June 30, 2023

Tickets and info HERE

Madeline Cain as Wellgunde and Freia

"Der Ring in 100 Minuten"

Richard Wagner

Justus Thorau, Conductor

Jasmin Solfaghari, Stage Director

Goethe Theater Bad Lauchstädt

June 22, 2022

Madeline Cain as Rosalinde in "Die Fledermaus"

Johann Strauss, Jr. 

Roman Salyutov, Conductor

Tanja Heesen-Nauroth, Stage Director

Sinfonieorchester Bergisch Gladbach 

Bürgerhaus Bergische Löwe

May 26, 27, 28 and 29 2022

More about Sinfonieorchester Bergisch Gladbach HERE

Madeline Cain, Soprano

Hernán Vuga, Baritone

Anıl Büyükikiz, Piano

Selected works from operas by Richard Wagner and Heinrich Marschner,

with moderation by Professor Wolfgang Fuhrmann, University of Leipzig

October 6, 2021

Alte Nikolaischule, Leipzig

Presented as part of the concert series "Wagner Macht Schule"

Contemporary Insights Ensemble

Chamber Music Concert

featuring Madeline Cain, Soprano

and Michiko Saiki, Piano

Four Songs by Anton Webern, Op. 12

July 2021

Kulturnhalle Leipzig

More about Contemporary Insights HERE

Digital Recital 

Madeline Cain, soprano

Anni Laukkanen, piano

In collaboration with "So geht Sächsisch" and their 

"Kultur Digital" campaign 

Works by Alma Mahler, Rebecca Clarke, Arnold Schoenberg and Claude Debussy

Available for streaming on this site

April 2021

More about #SoGehtSächsisch HERE

Guided Hiking Concert

with works by Max Bruch


Madeline Cain, Soprano

Tanja Heesen, Conductor

KonzertChor Bergisch Gladbach

Oct 3, 2020

More info and reservations HERE


New works by Anna Korsun and Sergey Khismatov 

Featuring Madeline Cain, Soprano

and megaphone choir

Bergbau Technik Park

Am Westufer 2

04463 Großpösna

September 5 and 6, 2020

Opera on Tap Leipzig Presents: Solidarity

A digital concert fundraiser for anti-racism



Madeline Cain, Soprano

Lissa Meybohm, Soprano

Ayda Agwa, Soprano

Benjamin Mahns-Mardy, Baritone

Fredrik Essunger, Baritone

Manami Honda, piano

Michelle Bernard, piano

Proceeds will be donated to :

Stiftung gegen Rassismus 

Bündnis Gegen Rassismus 

Antidiskriminierungsbüro Sachsen

Content released in September-November 2020

Videos on YouTube HERE

Madeline Cain as Gretel in "Hänsel und Gretel"

Ingelbert Humperdinck

Christopher Lade, Conductor

Sinfonia Leipzig


Schletterstrasse 5, Leipzig

December 11, 2019


More information about Sinfonia Leipzig HERE

Madeline Cain: A Holiday Concert

Sam Nicolino, piano

Aptos Knoll Community Clubhouse 

600 Trout Gulch Road

Aptos CA

December 22, 2019


Alinde Quartett

featuring Madeline Cain, soprano

A program of songs and string quartets by Franz Schubert

Romanische Kirche St. Nikolaus in Dünnwald


November 10, 2019

More about the Alinde Quartett HERE


Featuring Madeline Cain, soprano

Nils Hübinette, tenor

Leipziger Symphonieorchester

Conductor Marcus Huber

Friday, August 23, 2019

Musikscheune Melpitz

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Eisenmühle Elstertrebnitz

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Kulturhaus „Sonne“ Schkeuditz

Tickets and more information HERE

Italian Opera Gala


Featuring Madeline Cain, Soprano

Conductor Waku Nakazawa

June 22 in Amerang, Germany

June 29 in Salzburg, Austria

More about Oper im Berg HERE

Contemporary Insights Ensemble

Ensemble Debut Concert

Radical Self-Care - part ii - [Homage to Angela Davis No.1] 

Composer: Zachary Seely

Symphony No. 5 - Amen

Composer: Galina Ivanovna Ustvolskaya

Probesaal HMT Leipzig

Grassistrasse 8

May 25, 2019


Madeline Cain as Rosalinde in "Die Fledermaus"

Johann Strauss, Jr. 

Robin Portune and David Preil, Conductors

Presented by the Hochschule für Musik "Franz Liszt" Weimar

February 22 and 23, 2019


Tenor Viñas Competition

Presented by the Gran Teatre del Liceu

January 21, 2019

Conservatori Superior de Música del Liceu

Carrer Nou de la Rambla 88

Barcelona, ES

More about Tenor Viñas HERE

Preisträgerkonzert von Oper bis Musical

Madeline Cain, Soprano

Isabelle Jacques, Soprano

Frieder Flesch, Baritone

David Timm, Conductor

Sächsische Bläserphilharmonie

Bad Lausick

October 26, 27, and 28, 2018

More about the Sächsischer Bläserphilharmonie HERE

Grandi Voci Competition


Recipient of the Verdi Prize

Recipient of the Grace Bumbry Stipend

Salzburg, Austria

August 29 - September 1, 2018

More about Oper im Berg and Grandi Voci HERE


International Vocal Competition 's-Hertogenbosch



's-Hertogenbosch, NL

September 5 - 11, 2018

More about IVC 's-Hertogenbosch HERE


Final exam performances for the Meisterklasse degree

Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy" Leipzig


Grassistrasse 8

June 10 and July 3, 2018

Wien bleibt Wien


Featuring Madeline Cain, soprano

Leipziger Symphonieorchester

Conductor Wolfgang Rögner

Volkshaus Pegau

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Neujahrskonzerte (New Year Concert Series)

Featuring Madeline Cain, soprano

Leipziger Symphonieorchester

Conductor Wolfgang Rögner

Capitol Theater, Zeitz

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Volkshaus Sossenheim

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Bürgerhaus Geithain

Saturday, January 20, 2018

More about the Leipziger Symphonieorchester HERE

Richard Wagner Stiftung

Stipend recipient

Klinger Villa

Karl-Heine-Strasse 2, Leipzig

Thursday, February 1, 2018

More about the Richard Wagner Stiftung HERE

When Love Goes Wrong:

Romatic Tragedies in Opera

Presented by The Finger Lakes Choral Festival

Featuring Madeline Cain, soprano,

Jessica Ann Best, mezzo-soprano, Keith Ikaia-Purdy, tenor,

and William Lee Bryan, baritone

Hochstein Performance Hall

Sunday, July 23, 2017

More about Finger Lakes Choral Festival HERE

NeuSeenLand Musikfest


Featuring Madeline Cain, soprano,

Ruth Ingeborg Olmann, soprano, and Michael Heim, tenor

Leipzig Symphonieorchester

Conductor Wolfgang Rögner

Am Kap Zwenkau

Saturday, July 1, 2017

More about NeuSeenLand Musikfest HERE

Anneliese Rothenberger Competition 2017


Schloss Mainau

Island of Mainau

May 30 and 31, June 1-3 2017

More about the Anneliese Rotheberger Competition HERE

Opera Concert

Presented by the Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy" Leipzig

Featuring Madeline Cain, soprano

and students of the conservatory

Salle de Pologne

Thursday, May 11, 2017


Footage from this concert HERE

Madeline Cain as Suor Angelica in Suor Angelica 

Giacomo Puccini

Presented by Capitol Opera Albany


St Timothy Lutheran Church

North Greenbush, NY

Friday, August 12

Sunday, August 14, 2016


More details HERE

Madeline Cain as Suor Angelica in Suor Angelica 

Giacomo Puccini

Conductor: James Burton

Presented by Prague Summer Nights Young Artist Festival

St. Simon and Jude Church

Prague, Czech Republic

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

More about Prague Summer Nights HERE

Rochester's 10th Annual Classical Idol Competition: 

1st Prize Winner and Audience Favorite

Hosted by the Rochester Oratorio Society


Temple B'rith Kodesh

Saturday, April 9, 2016


More about Classical Idol HERE



Madeline Cain as Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte

W.A. Mozart

Presented by Midsummer Night Opera


Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Reformation, Rochester NY

Monday, August 17 and Wednesday, August 19, 2015


Gowanda Hollywood Theater, Gowanda NY

Saturday, August 22, 2015


More about Midsummer Night Opera HERE


Madeline Cain as Suor Angelica in Suor Angelica

Giacomo Puccini

Presented by the Varna International Opera Academy

Conductor: Dian Tchobanov


State Opera Stara Zagora, Bulgaria / State Opera Plovdiv, Bulgaria

June 12 and 13, 2015



G. William LaDue Competition: 1st Place Winner

Hosted by the Rochester Lyric Opera

Judges: Constance Fee and Eric Townell


The Baptist Temple, Rochester NY

January 25, 2015



Civic Morning Musicals Vocal Competition: 1st Place Winner

Helen Boatright Award

Judges: Holly Bewlay, Barbara Rearick, Steven Stull, and Lonel Woods


Onondaga Community College, Syracuse NY

November 8, 2014


More about Civic Morning Musicals HERE

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