Praised for her "lithe and elegant" vocalism, soprano CAROLYNE DALMONTE is a sought after recitalist and soloist. She performed in the New York City area with the North Shore Music Festival on Long Island, where she covered Adina in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore. Additionally, she covered Dorinda in Orlando and was a featured recitalist in programs with the Cantanti Project, an exciting opera ensemble based in New York City with a focus on early opera.
In the summer of 2016, Ms. DalMonte joined Opera NEO Music Festival, a young and innovative company dedicated to reenergizing opera. There she appeared as multiple roles in a fully staged production of Purcell’s The Fairy Queen, and performed in numerous opera and musical theatre scenes for a sold-out cabaret performance. As a member of the Aspen Opera Theatre Center, she covered Despina their acclaimed production of Così fan tutte and starred in several Mozart scenes as Pamina, Papagena, and Blondchen. Other recent roles include Second Lady in Die Zauberflöte, Giannetta in L’elisir d’amore, and Dorabella in Così fan tutte.
An enthusiastic professional ensemble singer and concert soloist, this engaging soprano has been a member of the elite Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church Choir in Manhattan, an auxiliary soprano for the LA Master Chorale, and a soprano with the Pacific Chorale. She is a regular soloist and ensemble member with Bach Collegium San Diego, with whom she recently performed King Arthur. Other recent solo appearances include Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem, Handel's Messiah, Orff's Carmina Burana, Fauré's Requiem, Rutter's Requiem, and Bach’s Magnificat.
Raised in suburban Philadelphia by a family that nurtured and supported her passionate love of music, Ms. DalMonte holds the Master of Music degree in Vocal Pedagogy & Performance from Westminster Choir College, and the Bachelor of Music degree in Voice from the University of Delaware. She is a student of Braeden Harris, with whom she has prepared the full roles of Mimì in La bohème, Ilia in Idomeneo, and the title role of Manon.
Donde lieta uscì (La bohème)
So Shall the Lute and Harp Awake (Judas Maccabaeus)
Di, cor mio (Alcina)
Das wahr sehr gut, Mandryka (Arabella)