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EMERGING ARTISTS DIVISION

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EMERGING ARTISTS!

CHIHIRO
ASANO

Mezzo-soprano

 

Mezzo-soprano CHIHIRO ASANO graduated with a Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy from New England Conservatory.  Her staged performances include opera, chamber works, and contemporary experimental music.


Compilation video:  https://youtu.be/Xm4H-IbFkUA?si=fOvBnuKjij6019uK
Personal website:  https://www.chindori.com/


Credits include:  Boston Lyric Opera; Magari Ensemble; MassOpera; NEMPAC; White Snake Projects; Nightingale Vocal Ensemble.


Repertoire/roles include:  Carmen; Cherubino/Le nozze di Figaro; Schoenberg/Pierrot Lunaire; Third Lady, Third Spirit/Die Zauberflöte; Maddalena/Rigoletto; Bach/Cantata BWV 147; Mrs. Grose/The Turn of the Screw.   

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BRITTANY
GRAHAM

Soprano

 

BRITTANY GRAHAM emerges as a captivating force in the realm of opera and classical music, transcending various genres.


Compilation video:  https://youtu.be/mrvv8vJjeJI?si=Lws-B0t_zxuJBg2k
Personal website: https://brittanygraham-soprano.com/


Credits include:  Sarasota Opera; Opera Theatre of Saint Louis; Union Avenue Opera; Magic City Opera; Opera Fusion; Cedar Rapids Opera; Florida Grand Opera; South Florida Symphony.

 

Repertoire/roles include:  Suor Angelica; The Witch, Mother/Hansel and Gretel; Anna Bolena; Hanna Glawari/The Merry Widow; Handel/Messiah; Alice/Falstaff; Ramsey/Suffrage Cantata
 

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REBECCA
KIDNIE

Soprano

 

Described as “achingly beautiful”, REBECCA KIDNIE'S voice finds a home in repertoire from Mozart to the contemporary.


Compilation video:  https://youtu.be/zZmGDG7OTX0?si=jCrkFXpJTDK3QpHf
Personal website: https://www.rebeccakidnie.com/


Credits include:  Sarasota Opera; Des Moines Metro Opera; Bronx Opera; Opera Maine; Garden State Opera; SAS Concert Opera; Janiec Opera Company; Eklund Opera; Lighthouse Opera Company.


Repertoire/roles include:  Nedda/Pagliacci; Suor Angelica; Fiordiligi/Cosi fan tutte; Tosca; Giorgietta/Il tabarro; Susannah; Donna Elvira/Don Giovanni; Mimi/La bohème; Countess/Le nozze di Figaro; Liu/Turandot

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DAWNA RAE
WARREN

Soprano

 

Soprano DAWNA RAE WARREN has established herself as an incredibly versatile performer.  She brings a knack for captivating story telling and musical sensitivity to her all of her repertoire: Opera, Baroque Music, Jazz, and Golden Age Musical Theater.


Compilation video:  https://youtu.be/hSsIFeZEKLM?si=peBSziC0oqXan36W
Personal website: https://www.dawnaraewarren.com/


Credits include:  Cleveland Opera Theater; Eklund Opera; University of Kentucky Opera Theater; Longmont Symphony Orchestra; International Summer Opera Festival of Morelia; The In Series: Opera and More!; Resonanz Opera.


Repertoire/roles include:  Musetta/La bohème; Violetta/La Traviata; Susanna/Barbarina/Le nozze di Figaro; Abigail Williams/The Crucible; Papagena/Die Zauberflöte; First Wood Sprite/Rusalka; Handel/Messiah; Bach/St. John Passion; Orff/Carmina Burana; Faure/Requiem.

MARK
DAVIES

Baritone

 

Baritone MARK DAVIES has been an active performer throughout the Seattle region and throughout the nation, excelling in opera, oratorio, art song and more.


Compilation video:  https://youtu.be/86A4_MwewWY?si=7dwU_vLGDFdP-rCZ
Personal website: 


Credits include:  Pacific Northwest Opera; Marrowstone Music Festival, Tacoma Opera, Bellevue City Opera Ballet, Indiana University Opera Theater.


Repertoire/roles include:  Ben/The Telephone; Captain Corcoran/HMS Pinafore; Albert/Werther; Guglielmo/Così fan tutte; Papageno/Die ZauberflöteWolf/Italienisches Liederbuch; Mahler/Kindertotenlieder; Mahler/Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; Handel/Messiah; Mozart/Vesperae solennes de confessore.

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CASEY
GERMAIN

Bass

 

Known for his rich, velvety low voice, bass CASEY GERMAIN is a unique singer with vocal versatility ranging from pop ballads to opera.


Compilation video:  https://youtu.be/2FqQuJ_HwyQ?si=mWxeof1h5NPto5S4
Personal website:  https://www.caseygermainmusic.com/


Credits include:  Opera Theatre of Saint Louis; Finger Lakes Opera; Bel Cantanti Opera; New England Conservatory of Music; University of Maryland.


Repertoire/roles include:  Sarastro/Die Zauberflöte; Colline/La bohème; King of Egypt/Aida; Elder Ott/Susannah; Raphael/The Creation; Littore/L'incoronazione di Poppea; King Balthazar/Amahl and the Night Visitors.   

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