the early age of 23, Nadine Sierra
is already an experienced performer. Although she has performed here several
times during the past few seasons, she makes her Carnegie Hall solo recital
debut on May 11, 2011.
season, Ms. Sierra appears at the San Francisco Opera in the world premiere of Christopher Theofanidis’s Heart of a Soldier and in Die Zauberflöte. She also makes her
debut at the Florida Grand Opera as Gilda in Rigoletto.
Sierra recently made her debut at the Boston Lyric Opera as Tytania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, returned to
the Palm Beach Opera in the title role of Orfeo
ed Euridice, and appeared in Gotham Chamber Opera’s critically acclaimed
production of Montsalvatge’s El gato con
graduate of Mannes College The New School for Music, Ms. Sierra is currently an
Adler Fellow at the San Francisco Opera. She was previously a member of the
opera company’s Merola Opera Program, where she appeared as Adina in L’elisir d’Amore. Ms. Sierra has also
participated in the Palm Beach Opera’s Young Artists Program, the International
Vocal Arts Institute, and the Music Academy of the West. Her roles have
included Sandman in Hänsel und Gretel, Beth
in Little Women, and Despina in Così fan tutte. In recital, she has been
presented in New York City by the Marilyn Horne Foundation and appeared in an
American song recital with Thomas Hampson at the Supreme Court.
Sierra’s many awards include Grand Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National
Council Auditions (2009), second place in the Mirjam Helin International Singing
Competition (2009), first place in the Gerda Lissner Foundation’s competition
(2010), and first place in the Loren L. Zachary Society for the Performing
Arts’ competition (2010).
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