Nadine Sierra

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Nadine Sierra made her debut with Palm Beach Opera while still a teenager. After participating in the Adler Fellowship Program at San Francisco Opera, she made her debut with the company in 2011 in the double role of Juliet and Barbara alongside Thomas Hampson in the world creation of Christopher Theofanidis's Heart of a Soldier. Gilda (Rigoletto) was her debut role at Seattle Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Atlanta Opera and the Teatro San Carlo, Naples. She sang at Boston Opera in the roles of Tytania (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Gilda. She took part in the New York creation of Xavier Montsalvatge's opera El gato con botas with Gotham Chamber Opera, and returned to Palm Beach Opera as Eurydice in Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice. She then made her debut at the Glimmerglass Festival in 2013 in a staged version of Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, and with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under Michael Tilson Thomas. She performed in a series of concerts in the US alongside Thomas Hampson and Joseph Calleja. After taking the part of Musetta in La Bohème at the San Francisco Opera in 2014, she will sing the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro at that same opera house in 2015, where she will also sing Micaela in Carmen in 2016.

Career history

Born in Florida Mannes College of Music, New York San Francisco Opera's Adler Fellowship Program


Recipient of a Richard Tucker Music Foundation’s Study and Career Grant Winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Winner of the Marilyn Horne Foundation competition Winner of the George London, Gerda Lissner and Loren Zachary competitions (2010) Winner of the Neue Stimmen, Montserrat Caballé, and Veronica Dunne International Singing Competitions (2013)