Other opera houses where she has appeared are the major houses of Hamburg, Dresden, Berlin, Zurich, and Cologne, La Monnaie of Brussels, the Opéra de Paris, the Metropolitan Opera of New York, and the Chicago Lyric Opera. At La Scala in Milan, she has sung Donna Elvira, Sextus, Dorabella, and Cherubino under the baton of Riccardo Muti
At the end of the century, she was invited to make frequent appearances at the Vienna State Opera, the Bavarian State Opera, and the Salzburg Festival. In one or more of these houses, in addition to several of the roles already mentioned, she was to sing Oktavian (Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier), Nicklaus in Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann, and the title role of La Cenerentola under such conductors as Maazel, Muti, Levine, Chailly
, and Cambreling. She also planned to sing Maria Stuarda for the English National Opera and Alceste for the Netherlands Opera.
She is also an esteemed solo recitalist. She is a founding member of Graham Johnson
's organization The Songmakers' Almanac. She has sung at the Aldeburgh, Edinburgh, and Munich Festivals, as well as giving recitals in Paris, Brussels, Geneva, Dresden, Zürich, Frankfurt, Madrid, London, Dublin, and Vienna (both the Konzerthaus and the Musikverein).
She has recorded for Hyperion and other labels in a wide variety of music from her concert and recital repertoire as well as several operas. These include Dido in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas under Harnoncourt
, Dorabella under Levine, Cherubino under Muti, Despina under Rattle
, Hansel under Colin Davis
, Sextus under Harnoncourt
, and Donna Elvira under Solti
. Her recital recordings include songs of Bizet
, as well as entries in Graham Johnson
's complete Schubert