Shannon Roberts 

Soprano

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Opera Experience:

 

Turandot

      TBA 2020

Brünnhilde

     Die Walküre

     Berlin Wagner Gruppe

Elsa 

     Lohengrin

     Berlin Wagner Gruppe

Floria Tosca

    Tosca

     Natchez Festival of Music

Agathe

    Der Freischütz

     Bronx Opera

Donna Anna

    Don Giovanni 

     Opera Workshop NYC

 

Roles in Preparation:

Amelia (Un Ballo in Maschera)

Lady Macbeth (Macbeth)

 

Orchestral and Oratorio Works:

 

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

Requiem

   Verdi

Mass in C Minor

   Schumann

Wesendonk Leider

   Wagner

 

Teachers:

Uwe Griem, Deborah Polaski, Gerald M. Moore, Gilberto de la Fuente, Dr. Richard Berry, Aldo Verrecchia (Milan), Elizabeth Cole

 

Conductors; Directors; Coaches:

Lucy Arner, Steven M. Crawford, Eduardo Diazmuñoz, John Mario Di Costanzo, Cornelius Eberhardt (Graz), George Manahan, Jerry Steichen, Jan Wagner, Willie Anthony Waters;

Linda Brovsky, Joy Davidson, Bill Fabris, Wendy Taucher, Marc Verzatt, Francesca Zambello;

David Aronson (Vienna State Opera), Peter Büchi (Milano), John Dawson (DOB), Gabriela Lechner (Vienna), Jane Marsh, Ellen Rissinger (Semperoper in Dresden) Mathew Toogood (Berlin), 

 

Awards and Competitions:

 

Opera Idol Riverside Opera Company of Staten Island

   Winner

Giulio Gari Foundation Competition    

   Finalist

Classical Singer Aud-Comps

   Semi Finalist

Connecticut Opera Guild Scholarship Competition

   Award Recipient

Lee Schaenen Foundation

   Study Grant Recipient

Wagner Society of New York

   Study Grant Recipient

Liederkranz Foundation Awards for Voice

   Winner, Wagner Division

MacAllister Awards for Opera Singers  

   Winner, Regional Division

Friederich Schorr Memorial Performance Prize 

   Winner

West Palm Beach Vocal Competition

   Finalist

Amici Vocal Competition

   Winner

National Association of Teachers of Singing

   First Place Regional Winner

New World School of the Arts Concerto Competition

   Winner

University of Hartford, Hartt School of Music

   Scholarship Recipient

New World School of the Arts

   Full Scholarship Recipient

 

Education:

 

Natchez Festival of Music

    Artist in Residence

AIMS

    Artist Participant, Opera Studio

Santa Fe Opera

    Apprentice Artist

University of Florida/New World School of Arts

    Bachelor of Music, Special Diploma

University of Hartford, Hartt School of Music 

    Undergraduate Studies 

Santuzza

    Cavalleria Rusticana

     Opera Company of the Highlands

Suor Angelica

    Suor Angelica

     DSM Iowa, Opera Buffs NYC

Rachel

    Emmeline (World Premiere)

     Santa Fe Opera

Mother

    Amahl and the Night Visitors

     Chelsea Opera

Mother

    Amahl and the Night Visitors     

     El Dorado Opera

Gertrude & Mother

    Hänsel and Gretel

     Hat City Music Theater

First Lady

    Die Zauberflöte

     Lyric Opera of New York