A graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and Binghamton University, soprano LISA BRYCE's sumptuous voice has captivated audiences at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, National Opera Center, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Berlin Dome, Riverside Church, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral and Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. She has performed with New York City Opera, Mostly Mozart Festival, KammerOper Schloss Rheinsberg, Pacific Opera, Tutti Bravi Productions, Dicapo Opera Theater, Empire Opera, Martina Arroyo Foundation Prelude to Performance, Process Studio Theatre, and Bronx Opera Company, among others.
With Tri-Cities Opera, Ms. Bryce has portrayed the roles of Mimi in La bohème, Countess in Le nozze di Figaro, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, Giulietta in Les contes d’Hoffmann, The Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors and The Mother in Hansel and Gretel. Other performances include the title role of Suor Angelica with Opera Oggi NY; Micäela in Carmen with Plovdiv State Opera; Giannetta in L'elisir d'amore with Delaware Valley Opera; Dido in Dido and Aeneas and Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi at the Shaker Mountain Festival; Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi with Amici Opera; and Wellgunde in Das Rheingold and Rossweisse in Die Walküre with Trilogy: An Opera Company. Most recently, she performed the title role in Scott Joplin's Treemonisha at the Gail L. Maynor Summer Opera Festival in Newark, New Jersey.
Equally at home as an oratorio soloist, this versatile artist has been a soloist in Handel’s Messiah, Faure's Requiem, Mozart's Requiem, Bach's Cantatas BWV 21 and 144, Dubois' Seven Last Words Of Christ, Vivaldi’s Gloria, and Mozart's Vesperae Solennes de Confessore. Ms. Bryce was also the first performer in VAMS' popular Virtual Online Recital Series.
Ms. Bryce is First Prize winner of the Five Towns Music and Art Foundation Voice Competition, Third Prize winner of Concorso Lirico Internazionale del Mediterraneo and is Encouragement Award Winner of the Oratorio Society of New York. She has received Honorable Mention in the Second G. Gershwin International Music Competition and Acknowledgment of Recognition from the Art Song Preservation Society of New York. In addition, Ms. Bryce recently sang in the Masterclasses of Nicole Cabell, Frederica von Stade, Nathan and Julie Gunn, and Lisette Oropesa.