La Principessa in Suor Angelica and Mamma Lucia in Cavalleria Rusticana - NJ Verismo Opera, October 2013.

Mrs Tottendale in The Drowsy Chaperone – Blue Troupe Limited, Theater at St. Clements, NYC, November 2013.

Alto soloist ,The Messiah - Hanson Place Chorale, Bklyn, NY, Dec 2013.

Carmen - The Atrium at Lincoln Center and Lincoln Center Local. Jan & July 2013


Mrs Solness in the world premiere of a chamber opera, The Scaffolding by Martin Halpern,based on H. Ibsen's The Master Builder- Off -Broadway, NYC.

Raffaella in the Blue Hill Troupe's revival of The Grand Hotel by Wright, Forrest and Yeston. Theater at St Clements. All proceeds to benefit Go Project.

Gala Concert of Operetta Classics - Light Opera of New York - National Opera Center- NYC

Spunky Opera Broads with Chelsea Opera.


How Can I keep From Singing with Professional Women Singers Association - at The Players 16 Gramercy Park South.

World Premiere, History, Song Cycle for Mezzo-Soprano by Luis Andrei Cobo, poetry by Jennifer Michael Hecht, Composers Chamber Theatre - Golden Fleece. Click to watch videos on

Edwin Booth Annual Birthday Celebration at the Players, NYC.


A Vocal Extravaganza, Homage to Famous Black Opera Singers, Christ & St Stephens, NYC

With A Song in My Heart - Professional Women Singers, Gala Concert.

The Countess in Victor Herbert's The Red Mill.
Light Opera of New York.

Mrs Noye in Benjamin Britten's Noye's Fludde
Church of the Transfiguration Orchestra, Claudia Dumschat, Conductor.

Berta in Barbiere di Siviglia, Opera Company of Brooklyn, Jay Meetze, conductor.


Mutter - Hansel und Gretel, Laura, La Gioconda, Bradamonte - Handel's Alcina, Waltraüte in Die Walküre, Cornelia in Handel's Giulio Cesare, Amneris (cover) in Aida, Mrs. Sedley in Peter Grimes - One World Symphony (, Fricka in Das Rheingold, Waltraüte in Die Götterdämmerung, Mamma Lucia in Cavalleria Rusticana.


A Gala Concert of Victor Herbert's Sparkling Music, Presented by Light Opera of New York.

Light Opera of New York in October, January, March and May.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in December.


Alto soloist in Handel's Messiah and Mendelssohn's Elijah.

2009-2010 Season:


Herodias in Salome, Adalgisa in Norma, Fricka in Das Rheingold, Fricka and Waltraüte in Die Walküre, Frugola in Il Tabarro, La Principessa in Suor Angelica, Berta in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, and Buttercup in HMS Pinafore, Lady Sangazure in The Sorcerer.


Series with both La Serenata, Light Opera of New York, Symphony Space, The Players (New York City),
A Victorian Evening of Romance Poetry & Song (East Coast Tour), and the Ondine International Festival (Bulgaria).


Alto soloist in Durufle's Requiem, Verdi's Requiem, Rossini's Petite Messe Solonelle and Mozart's Requiem.

With an extensive background in the theatre Ms. Middlebrook also performed leading roles this past season in the world premieres of three new works, including the musical version of H.G. Well's The Time Machine by Carlos Gorbea.

A native New Yorker, Leslie grew up in Hong Kong where she studied with The Royal Ballet.


photo: as Katisha in The Mikado directed by Jack Eddleman.