Emily D'Angelo Mezzo-soprano

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Born in Toronto, Emily D'Angelo graduated from the Canadian Opera Company's Studio and the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program of the Metropolitan Opera in New York. She has won, among other awards, the First Prize, the Zarzuela Prize, the Birgit Nilsson Prize and the Audience Prize at the 2018 Operalia Plácido Domingo Competition. In 2019, she received the Leonard Bernstein Award at the Schleswig-Holstein Festival. She made her stage debut as Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro) at the Festival des Deux Mondes in Spoleto in 2016.

In recent seasons, she added to her repertoire the role of Rosina (The Barber of Seville at the Glimmerglass Festival) and made her stage debut at the New York Metropolitan Opera (Annio in La Clémence de Titus, the Second Lady in The Magic Flute, Sister Mathilde in Dialogues of the Carmelites) and at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin (Cherubino), and then performed the roles of Dorabella (Così fan tutte) in Toronto, Sesto (La clemenza di Tito) and Ruggiero (Alcina) at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Cherubino, Idamante (Idomeneo) and Juno (Sémélé) at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Ottavia (L'incoronazione di Poppea) at the Opernhaus Zurich, Angelina (La Cenerentola) at the Semperoper in Dresden, Prince Charming (Cendrillon) at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Orfeo (Orfeo ed Euridice) at the Aix-en-Provence Festival. During the 2023/24 season, she creates the role of Jess (Jeanine Tesori’s Grounded) at the Kennedy Center with the Washington Opera, performs Cherubino at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin and Idamante at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, and makes her stage debut at the Vienna Staatsoper as Dorabella. As an exclusive Deutsche Grammophon artist, her first album "energeia" was named one of the Top 50 Albums of 2021 by NPR, Best Canadian Classical Album 2021 by CBC, and received the JUNO and Gramophone awards in 2022.

At the Paris Opera: The Barber of Seville (Rosina), 2022; Faust (Siebel), 2022; Ariodante (title role), 2023

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