Sharmay Musacchio

DRAMATIC CONTRALTO

"E NON C'E NESSUN MEZZO"
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi
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Sharmay Musacchio

Sharmay Musacchio, dramatic contralto Heralded as a "...Powerhouse contralto.." "One of the rarest voices that can plumb some remarkable subterranean depths rarely heard from a female singer...." American contralto, Sharmay Musacchio recently made her Metropolitan Opera debut as the Novice in "Suor Angelica".

San Diego Opera
Zita, "Gianni Schicchi" , 2021
Chicago Opera Theater
Auntie, premier of "The Scarlet Ibis", 2019
The Metropolitan Opera
Artist Roster , 2018-present
LA Opera
Principal Artst, 2016-current
New York City Opera
Principal Artst , 2013-2019
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Sharmay Musacchio
is represented by
Martha Wade
Wade Artist Management

Schedule

Iphigenia
Wayne Shorter&esperanza...

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, December, 2021


Die Frau ohne Scha...
R.Strauss: Voice (cv.)

The Metropolitan Opera, 2021

Die Frau ohne Scha...
R.Strauss: Unborn 5

The Metropolitan Opera, 2021


Gianni Schicchi
Puccini: Zita

San Diego Opera , 2021

Suor Angelica
Puccini: La Badessa

San Diego Opera , 2021


Il barbiere di Siv...
Rossini: Berta

Sacramento Phil&Opera , 2020

El Gato Montès: Pe...
Frasquita

LAOpera , 2019

Manon:Gounod
Maid (cv.)

The Metropolitan Opera, 2019

Akhnaten/Sotopenre...

The Metropolitan Opera, Dec-19

Suor Angelica: Puc...
A novice (debut)

The Metropolitan Opera, 2018

Biography

Sharmay Musacchio, dramatic contralto

Heralded as a "...Powerhouse contralto.." "One of the rarest voices that can plumb some remarkable subterranean depths rarely heard from a female singer...." American contralto, Sharmay Musacchio recently made her Metropolitan Opera debut as the Novice in "Suor Angelica".

In previous seasons, Ms.Musacchio has performed as a soloist with: The Metropolitan Opera, NYCO, LA Opera, Chicago Opera Theater, Pacific Opera Project, Sacramento Philharmonic&Opera, Winter Opera St.Louis, Fresno Grand Opera, Townsend Opera, Sarasota Opera, Opera Southwest, Portland Opera/IVAI, New England Symphonic Ensemble at Carnegie Hall, San Diego Chamber Orchestra, Mid-America Productions, Peninsula Symphony, and the San Diego City Ballet Orchestra.

Ms.Musacchio's concert work includes: Her Carnegie Hall debut as the alto soloist in Vivaldi's "Gloria" with the New England Symphonic Ensemble, the alto soloist with the San Diego Chamber Orchestra's production of Handel's "Messiah", and the alto soloist in Beethoven’s “9th Symphony” with the Peninsula Symphony.

Upcoming engagements include: Debuting the role of Iphigenia 5 in Iphigenia, a new opera by Wayne Shorter and esperanza spalding. Iphigenia will be premiering in Boston on 11/21 and debuting at The Kennedy Center in 12/21. Ms Musacchio will also be returning to The Met Artist Roster in the Spring of 2022 in the cover cast of Akhnaten. Previous engagements included: returning to The Met 19/20 artist roster for their production of "Manon" (Servante cv.) and "Akhanten" (Sotopenre cv.), returning to LAOpera as Frasquita for their production of "El Gato Montes", debuting with the COT as the Auntie in "The Scarlet Ibis", debuting with SDOpera as Zita in "Gianni Schicchi" and The Met 20/21 artist roster.
"...Musacchio is that rarest of voices, a true contralto, and she plumbed some remarkable subterranean depths that one rarely hears from a female singer.." (Chicago Classical Review, '19) "..The rich-voiced contralto, Sharmay Musacchio is wonderful as the well-meaning, baffled and finally desperate housekeeper, Mrs.Grose." (The New York Times, Anthony Tommasini)

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