Canadian-Italian mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo will make her Metropolitan Opera debut in the 2018-19 season as The Second Lady in The Magic Flute. This summer she makes her role debut as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia at the Glimmerglass Festival in a new production by Francesca Zambello. She made her professional operatic debut in 2016 at the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi as Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro under the baton of James Conlon. She has been seen as Die Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte with the Canadian Opera Company, Annio in La clemenza di Tito at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, and as Die Zweite Dame in excerpts of Die Zauberflöte with the Los Angeles Philharmonic led by Gustavo Dudamel.
A winner of the 2016 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Ms. D’Angelo has been the recipient of numerous awards, including: the 2018 George London Foundation Award; first prize at the 2017 Gerda Lissner International Voice Competition, the Innsbruck Baroque Opera Competition, the 2017 Canadian Opera Company Quilico Awards Competition, the 2016 American National Opera Association Competition, and the 2015 Canadian Opera Company Centre Stage Competition; and second prize at the 2017 Neue Stimmen Competition.
Ms. D’Angelo is a graduate of the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio and was a two-time fellow at the Ravinia Festival Steans Music Institute. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto.