Teresa Perrotta
(She/Her) Soprano Teresa Perrotta is currently a Cafritz Young Artist with the Washington National Opera, where she will make her Kennedy Center debut as Fünfte Magd in Elektra, as well as Musetta in La bohème. Ms. Perrotta spent the past two summers at the Santa Fe Opera, where she performed as Alice Ford in Falstaff and Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Ms. Perrotta made her international debut as Marie Antoinette in The Ghosts of Versailles at L’Opéra Royal de Versailles in 2019.
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Soprano Teresa Perrotta will join the Washington National Opera as a Cafritz Young Artists for the 2022-2023 season, where she will make her Kennedy Center debut as Musetta in La bohème. In summer 2022, she will return to the Santa Fe Opera to cover Alice Ford in Falstaff. In the 2021-2022 season, Ms. Perrotta covered Renée Fleming as Clarissa Vaughan in the world premiere of Kevin Puts’ new opera The Hours with the Philadelphia Orchestra. She was scheduled to do the same role in workshop of The Hours at the Metropolitan Opera, but was cancelled due to COVID. Second place winner of the prestigious Gerda Lissner Foundation International Vocal Competition, she made make her debut at Carnegie Hall in the winner’s concert in May 2022. Ms. Perrotta rung in the New Year as the soprano soloist with the Dayton Philharmonic in their New Year’s Eve: Return to Vienna concert. As an independent and self funded project, she performed as Elle in La voix humaine. In summer 2021, she was a Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Artist, where she performed as Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream under the baton of Harry Bicket. While at Santa Fe, she also performed scenes in concert as Nedda in I Pagliacci, Marguerite in Faust, and Susannah in Susannah as well as winning the Katharine Mayer Award. In the 2019-2020 season, Ms. Perrotta made her international debut as Marie Antoinette in The Ghosts of Versailles at L’Opéra Royal de Versailles. She would have made her role debut as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with The Glimmerglass Festival, but the season was cancelled due to COVID-19. Ms. Perrotta was the soprano soloist in Carmina Burana with the Cincinnati Choral Society, as well as Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte (CCM, COVID-19 cancellation). An advocate for community engagement, she was the soprano soloist in the Lynx Project Autism Advocacy Series in Cincinnati; a collaboration with children with autism and artists to compose and create art song. Ms. Perrotta frequently collaborates with living opera composers. Through Cincinnati Opera's Opera Fusion: New Works, she has created leading roles in the workshops of Kevin Puts' The Hours and Tobias Picker's Awakenings. Teresa Perrotta performed a scene as Magda in The Consul with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at The Glimmerglass Festival in 2019, as well as covering Marie Antoinette in The Ghosts of Versailles. She covered the role of Donna Anna iDon Giovanni with the Chautauqua Opera company in 2018. In 2017, Ms. Perrotta performed as Manja in Countess Maritza, in addition to being a principle ensemble/dancer in productions of Anything Goes, Music Man, The Student Prince, and the North American Première of Gershwin’s Primrose with the Ohio Light Opera.  Ms. Perrotta is recently finished her Artist Diploma in operatic performance at The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, where she also received her masters degree. She received her undergraduate degree from the Eastman School of Music. During her studies, she performed the roles of Vitellia in La clemenza di Tito, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Krystyna Zywulska in Jake Heggie’s Out of Darkness, and the Soprano 1 in Philip Glass’ Hydrogen Jukebox.  Teresa Perrotta was a finalist in the Lotte Lenya Competition, third place in the Butler International Vocal Competition , first place in the Cincinnati SongSlam, a three time Regional finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and three time winner of the Corbett Opera Competition.

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