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Megan Marino
Mezzo-soprano

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Megan Marino is a winner of The William Matheus Sullivan Musical Foundation Award, Shaulis/Gasperec Emerging Singers Grant from Opera Index, and the Norma Newton Award from the George London Foundation.

Last season she made company debuts with Dallas Opera as Meg Page in Falstaff, Atlanta Opera as Olga in Eugene Onegin, and Opera Idaho as Anita in West Side Story. She returned to the Metropolitan Opera as Laura in Iolanta, the Nursing Sister in Suor Angelica as well as Utah Opera as Stephano in Roméo et Juliette. Ms. Marino made her Metropolitan Opera debut as a Voice of an Unborn Child in Die Frau ohne Schatten and has since returned as Myrtale in Thais, Second Wood Nymph in Rusalka. She joined Lyric Opera of Chicago as Annina in Der Rosekavalier; Santa Fe Opera as Suzuki in Madama Butterfly; Opéra national de Paris as Zweite Knappe in Parsifal; Kentucky Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Opera Fort Collins, Virginia Opera, and Saint Petersburg Opera as Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia; Lyric Opera of Kansas City as Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel and Olga in Eugene Onegin; Des Moines Metro Opera as Meg Page in Falstaff; Spoleto Festival U.S.A. for Varvara in Kátya Kabanová. She also joined the rosters of Lyric Opera of Chicago for Anna Bolena and San Francisco Opera for Partenope and Orlando. She is a former Resident Artist of Santa Fe Opera, where she sang the Page in Salome and Claire in the world premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain and a former young artist of Palm Beach Opera. She spent the summer of 2012 at the Caramoor International Music Festival, where she made her debut as soloist in Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream with the Orchestra of St. Luke's and conductor Roberto Abbado. Her concert performances include Handel’s Messiah with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Bach Ensemble, and Boulder Master Chorale;Mozart’s Requiem with the Boston Boys Choir; Bach’s St. John Passion at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon; and Haydn’s Mass No. 6 at Carnegie Hall; and Brahms’ Zwei Gesänge with the Fine Tuned Society of Boulder, Colorado.

In the 2019-20 season, she returns to the Metropolitan Opera as Flora in La Traviata, Opéra national de Paris as Wellgunde in Das Rheingold at the start of the company’s new Ring Cycle, and Opera Colorado for her beloved portrayal of Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia. She makes as debut and subsequent appearances with the Opéra national de Bordeaux’s Da Ponte Trilogy in which she debuts the roles of Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, and Dorabella in Così fan tutte with Mark Minkowski conducting; she will reprise Le Nozze di Figaro with him and Les Musiciens du Louvre on tour in Israel. Future seasons see further returns to the Metropolitan Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Opéra national de Paris, and Dallas Opera. 

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