Francesca Mehrotra

"THE BEAUTY IS"
The Light in the Piazza | Guettel
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"VALERIA'S ARIA"
Mayo | Cipullo
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"SE GIUNGE UN DISPETTO"
Agrippina | G.F. Händel
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Francesca Mehrotra

Praised for “clear, deft and nimble tone (Glens Falls Chronicle),” soprano Francesca Mehrotra recently performed Gretel (Hansel and Gretel) with Fort Worth Opera’s Children’s Opera Theatre, Zelda ’18 (The Ghosts of Gatsby) with Opera Birmingham, and Mukhtar Mai (Thumbprint) with the Boston Conservatory. Additional roles include Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) and Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare) at Seagle Festival. This season, she performs with Opera NEO as Atalanta (Serse), and with White Snake Projects and Boston Opera Collaborative.

Opera NEO
Atalanta (Serse), 2021
Opera Birmingham
Zelda '18 (The Ghosts of Gatsby) | Opera America New Works Forum, 2019
Fort Worth Opera
Gretel (Hansel and Gretel) | FWO Children's Opera Chorus, 2018
Seagle Festival
Emerging Artist, 2017, 2018, 2019
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"UN CENNO LEGGIADRETTO"
Serse | G. F. Händel

Schedule

Let's Celebrate! |...
Rosa | Marina Lopez

White Snake Projects, May, 2022


Let's Celebrate! |...
Samiira | Jorge Sosa

White Snake Projects, May, 2022

In The Fragrant Ho...
Yvette | Beth Ratay

Boston Opera Collaborative, September, 2021


Serse
Atalanta | G.F. Händel

Opera NEO, 2021

Don Pasquale
Norina | G. Donizetti

Boston Conservatory at Berklee, 2020

Hansel and Gretel
Gretel | E. Humperdinck

Fort Worth Opera, 2019

Biography

Indian-American soprano Francesca Mehrotra has been hailed as “a talented and warm actor and singer” with “clear, deft and nimble tone (Glens Falls Chronicle).” She made her professional debut as Gretel in Hansel and Gretel with Fort Worth Opera’s Children’s Opera Theatre and performed the role of Zelda ’18 in The Ghosts of Gatsby with Opera Birmingham at the Opera America New Works Forum. As an Emerging Artist at Seagle Festival, she performed the roles of Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro and Cleopatra in Giulio Cesare in Egitto. Additional roles include Norina (Don Pasquale), Nannetta (Falstaff), Tytania in (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Suor Genovieffa in (Suor Angelica), and Lucinda in (Dark Sisters). This season, Francesca appeared as Mukhtar Mai in a virtual production of Kamala Sankaram’s Thumbprint with the Boston Conservatory and as Atalanta in Handel’s Serse at Opera NEO. Upcoming engagements include a workshop of newly commissioned works with Boston Opera Collaborative and premiering two new works with White Snake Projects.
"Francesca Mehrotra, another dazzling soprano, provided great satisfaction with her take on Atalanta, the knavish character whose manipulations keep the plot humming. I particularly enjoyed her aria in which she described how she cleverly employs her beauty to control men."
— San Diego Story

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