Soprano Caitlin Crabill, hailed as being “a star ready to explode over U.S. regional opera and soon beyond” is rapidly making a name for herself on the operatic stage. Most recently, Ms. Crabill starred in the title role of Alfredo Catalani’s La Wally with Sarasota Opera to great acclaim. Other recent roles for Ms. Crabill include the title roles in Puccini's Madama Butterfly and Turandot.
Sarasota Opera, 2020 (Cancelled Due to COVID-19)
Sarasota Opera, 2020
Central City Opera, 2019
Sarasota Opera, 2019
Most recently, Ms. Crabill starred in the title role of Alfredo Catalani’s La Wally with Sarasota Opera to great acclaim. Opera News said her “big, bright soprano soars easily over the orchestra,” and that her “performance was outstanding.” In 2019, Ms. Crabill made her company and role debut as Cio-Cio-San in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly with Central City Opera at the Nina Odescalchi Kelly Family Matinee. Earlier in 2019, Ms. Crabill returned to Sarasota Opera as a Studio Artist, where she covered the role of Abigaille in Verdi’s Nabucco, and performed the title role in Puccini’s Turandot at the March 8th performance. Other credits with the Sarasota Opera include the role of Pepa in Eugen d’Albert’s Tiefland, as well as the Countess Ceprano in Verdi’s Rigoletto. Ms. Crabill would be making a role debut as Donna Elvira in Sarasota Opera’s production of Don Giovanni, but it was postponed due to the pandemic.
At Oklahoma City University Bass School of Music, Ms. Crabill performed the title role in Ponchielli’s La Gioconda, Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte, and the title role in Puccini’s Suor Angelica. At the Bay View Summer Music Festival, Ms. Crabill performed the role of Mimì in Puccini’s La bohème, where she was acclaimed for her “sweet pianissimos and powerful high notes.”
— Opera News