Opera Roles

Gianni Schicchi (La Ciesca), Opera Southwest, Albuquerque

Suor Angelica (La Zelatrice), Opera Southwest, Albuquerque

Le nozze di Figaro (Marcellina), Lake George Opera

Faust (Marthe), Lake George Opera

The Old Maid and the Thief (Miss Todd), Virginia Opera

Fledermaus (Orlofsky, cover), Des Moines Metro Opera

Rigoletto (Giovanna), Opera Company of the Highlands, Newburgh, NY

Principal Cantor, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, 1991-2001; Cantor, St. John the Baptist Church 2001-2005, St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City.

New York Vocal Arts Ensemble, classical vocal quartet at Columbia Artists Management: 3-concert series at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center; U.S., Canada, and South America tours.

Metropolitan Opera Extra Chorus: Die Meistersinger, Parsifal, Lohengrin, Samson et Dalila, Peter Grimes, Aida, Otello, Turandot, Les Troyens, Boris Godunov, Moses und Aron, La Damnation de Faust, Gurrelieder, Mahler Symphony No. 2, Verdi Requiem, two tours to Japan.

New York City Opera Associate Chorus, New York Choral Artists, New York Virtuoso Singers, Musica Sacra, New York Philharmonic, American Symphony Orchestra, Brooklyn Philharmonic.

Vocal studies: Amy Burton, Benita Valente, Margaret Harshaw, Herbert Beattie, Katherine Keyes

2013, Cori Ellison





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“In the three operas I’ve

Anthony Barrese Artistic Director Opera Southwest 


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