Il barbiere di Siviglia
(She/Her/Hers) American mezzo-soprano, Bridget Cappel, has been praised for her “beauty of tone and honesty of feeling” with “a real mezzo-soprano voice that is very flexible.”
Opera NEO, 2020
Fort Worth Opera, 2020
Kentucky Opera, 2019
Bridget was recently named a winner in Mississippi Opera’s John Alexander National Vocal Competition and in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions at the district level in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In the 2019/2020 season with Kentucky Opera, Bridget made her company debut as Mercédès in Bizet’s Carmen, in addition to covering the title role as a Sandford Studio Artist. As an apprentice artist at Des Moines Metro Opera, Bridget covered Paquette (Candide) and sang in apprentice scenes as Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Mercédès (Carmen), and Zweite Dame (Die Zauberflöte). With the TCU opera studio, Bridget performed the title role in La Tragedie de Carmen, as well as Meg Page in Verdi’s Falstaff.
Bridget performed the roles of Hermia (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Toledo in the world premier of The Falling and the Rising in collaboration with the United States Army Field Band Soldiers’ Chorus by award winning music theater composer, Zach Redler. She also covered Maria (Maria de Buenos Aires), and sang the role of Hansel (Hansel and Gretel) as a Hattie Mae Lesley Apprentice Artist with Fort Worth Opera.