Lauded by the Opera News for her “ringing upper register and immaculate passagework,” in the 2021/22 season mezzo-soprano Stephanie Lauricella joins the Atlanta Opera as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia, and joins the Metropolitan Opera for their production of Iphigénie en Tauride. Last season, Ms. Lauricella was engaged by the Metropolitan Opera as Mercedes in Carmen, by San Francisco Opera for Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia, and by Glyndebourne Opera for Dorabella in Così fan tutte, all of which were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She recently made her San Francisco Opera debut as Stephano in Roméo et Juliette in returned to the role of Dorabella in Così fan tutte with Staatoper Hamburg, Paris Opera, Staatsoper Hamburg and Oper Stuttgart, sang Idamante in Idomeneo with Israeli Opera, and joined the Metropolitan Opera for their production of La cenerentola. She also recently sang Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Oper Stuttgart and Deutsche Oper Berlin, Hansel in Hänsel und Gretel with the Bochumer Symphoniker, as well as performances of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Atlanta Symphony.
She has won numerous awards including the William Matheus Sullivan Foundation Award, Fritz and Lavinia Jensen Encouragement Award, Connecticut Opera Guild’s Catherine Martin Award, Connecticut Concert Opera’s Artistic Director Award, second place Great Lakes Regional Winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, the Santa Fe Opera Campbell Wachter Memorial Award, and the Central City Opera McGlone Award. Ms. Lauricella holds a Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance from Ithaca College and a Master of Music degree in vocal performance from Manhattan School of Music.
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