Repertoire

Upcoming Operatic Engagements

Carmen, Carmen – Georges Bizet
Palacio De Bellas Arts | Mexico City, Mexico | September 22, 25, 27 | Fall 2016
– See more at: http://www.inba.gob.mx/actividad/1265/carmen

Carmen, Carmen – Georges Bizet
Michigan Opera Theater | October 15, 19, 22 | Fall 2016
– See more at: http://www.michiganopera.org/carmen/

Santa Cruz California Concerts | November 5, 6 | Fall 2016
Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Despina, Così fan tutte – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Opéra national de Paris | Paris, France | Palais Garnier – from 26 January to 19 February 2017
– See more at: https://www.operadeparis.fr/en/season-16-17/opera/cosi-fan-tutte

Carmen, Carmen – Georges Bizet
Nashville Opera | April 6, 8 | Spring 2017
– See more at: http://www.nashvilleopera.org/carmen/

Rosina, The Barber of Seville – Gioachino Rossini
Grand Rapids Opera | May 12, 13 | Spring 2017
– See more at: http://www.operagr.org/barber-of-seville/

Seattle Opera | 2018
– See more at: http://www.seattleopera.org/

San Diego Opera | 2019
– See more at: http://www.sdopera.com/

Past Operatic Engagements

  • Carmen, Carmen – Georges Bizet – San Francisco Opera
  • Rosina, The Barber of Seville – Gioachino Rossini, The Metropolitan Opera
  • Lola, Cavalleria Rusticana – The Metropolitan Opera
  • Mercédès, Carmen – Georges Bizet, The Metropolitan Opera, NY
  • El Gato, El Gato Con Botas – Gotham Chamber Opera, NY
  • Carmen, Carmen – Georges Bizet, Opera Grand Rapids, MI
  • Carmen, Carmen – Georges Bizet, Vancouver Opera, Canada
  • Ursule, Béatrice et Bénédict – Hector Berlioz, Orquesta Sinfonica de Mineria, Mexico City
  • Carmen, Carmen – Georges Bizet, Tri-Cities Opera, NY
  • Meg, Falstaff (cover) – Giuseppe Verdi, The Metropolitan Opera
  • Dorabella, Cosi Fan Tutte (cover) – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The Metropolitan Opera
  • Carmen, Carmen – Georges Bizet, Virginia Opera
  • La Marchesa di Poggio, Un giorno di regno / King for a Day – Glimmerglass Opera 2013
  • Smaragdi, Francesca da Rimini (HD) – The Metropolitan Opera
  • Mercédès, Carmen – The Metropolitan Opera
  • Ascagne (cover), Les Troyens – The Metropolitan Opera
  • Cherubino (cover), Le nozze di Figaro – The Metropolitan Opera
  • Nancy T’ang, First Secretary, Nixon in China – San Francisco Opera
  • Rosette, Manon (HD) – The Metropolitan Opera
  • Smeton (cover), Anna Bolena – The Metropolitan Opera
  • Carmen, Carmen – Glimmerglass Opera
  • Marie, Moïse et Pharaon – Collegiate Chorale at Carnegie Hall
  • Lola, Cavalleria Rusticana – Gran Teatre del Liceu
  • Nancy T’sang, First Secretary, Nixon in China (HD/DVD) – The Metropolitan Opera
  • Wowkle, La fanciulla del West (HD/DVD) – The Metropolitan Opera
  • El Gato (Puss), El gato con botas – Gotham Chamber Opera, NY
  • Eine Theatergarderorbiere/Der Gymnasist/Ein Groom, Lulu – The Metropolitan Opera
  • Cherubino (cover), Le nozze di Figaro – The Metropolitan Opera
  • Celia/Iolanthe, Iolanthe – San Francisco Symphony
  • Lola, Cavalleria Rusticana – The Metropolitan Opera
  • Cherubino (cover), Le nozze di Figaro – The Metropolitan Opera
  • Rosette, Manon – Metropolitan Opera Opening Gala (HD/DVD)
  • Dorabella, Così fan tutte – Verbier Festival Academy, Switzerland
  • Myrtale, Thaïs (HD/DVD) – The Metropolitan Opera

Selected Concerts/Recitals

  • Summer Recital Series, The Metropolitan Opera, New York
  • Lindemann Young Artist — Russia Concert Series; Volgograd Opera, Bolshoi, Catherine Palace, Russia
  • James Levine Workshop with Met Orchestra, New York
  • Kurt Weill Foundation, Lotte Lenya Winner’s Concert, Rochester, New York
  • Glimmerata! Glimmerglass Opera Benefit, The Metropolitan Club, New York
  • Utah Lyric Opera Society Benefit, Orem, Utah
  • Schubert Singers Spring Concert, Sandy, Utah
  • Brookhaven Science Associates Concert Brookhaven National Laboratories, Upton, New York
  • Tri-I Noon Recital Rockefeller University, Caspary Auditorium, New York
  • Lindemann Young Artist Graduation Recital Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York
  • Music at Bunker Hill Concert Sewell, New Jersey
  • Winner’s Concert at Carnegie Hall Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition
  • Lindemann Young Artist Recitals (also 2008) Goette Institut, Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York
  • 2008 Journey with the Magic of the Voice Manchester Music Festival, Vermont
  • Music for Lovers Concerts (also 2005) Utah Lyric Opera Society, Orem, Utah
  • Théâtre du Jeu de Paume Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, France

TrainingVa Opera-CARMEN

Education

  • The Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, 2007-2010
  • Samling Scholar Masterclass Programme, United Kingdom 2010
  • Verbier Festival Academy, Switzerland, 2008
  • Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, France, 2007
  • International Institute of Vocal Arts, Italy, 2006
  • Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini, Sicily, Italy 2003-2006

Master Classes

  • James Levine
  • Howard Watkins
  • Barbara Bonney
  • Claudio Desderi
  • Mignon Dunn
  • Thomas Hampson
  • Margaret Honig
  • Angelika Kirchschlager
  • Bruno Rigacci
  • Patsy Rodenburg

Coaches

  • Sir Thomas Allen
  • John Fisher
  • Håkan Hagegård
  • Malcom Martineau
  • Denise Massé
  • Ken Noda
  • Felicity Palmer
  • Janine Reiss
  • Renata Scotto
  • Pierre Vallet
  • José van Dam
  • Carol Vaness
  • Dona Vaughn
  • Stephen Wadsworth

Voice Teachers

  • Nicolas Giusti
  • Bill Schuman
  • Patrick Marques
  • Deborah Birnbaum
  • Ruth Falcon
  • Darrell & Jennifer (Welch-) Babidge
  • Maria Argento Rancatore
  • Betty Jeanne Chipman

Awards

  • The Lotte Lenya Competition, Kurt Weill Foundation, New York, 2009, 2011;
  • The Loren L. Zachary Society National Vocal Competition for Young Opera Singers, Los Angeles, 2009;
  • The Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition, New York, 2009;
  • The Opera Index Vocal Competition, New York, 2008;
  • The Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Vocal Competition, New York, 2008;
  • The Italian Cultural Society of Washington, D.C. various years; the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence Scholarship, France, 2007;
  • The International Competition Voci Nuove della Lirica G. B. Velluti, Mira-Venice, Italy,2006;
  • The Leoncavallo Festival, Montalto Uffugo, Italy, 2006.

Opera Singer, Performance Artist, and mezzo-soprano at the Metropolitan New York