(She/Her/Hers) American soprano, Elena Stabile, is a dynamic performer of operatic and contemporary art music and a teacher of both voice and piano. She has recently relocated to the Twin Cities, MN, to begin her doctoral studies at the University of Minnesota. Elena is also a founding member of Strange Trace, a company dedicated to the production and performance of new compositions that seek to holistically redefine the experience of opera.
FIRST MUSIC Concert Series, 2021
University of Minnesota Opera Theatre, 2021
Marble City Opera, 2018
Opera on the James, 2018
Nief Norf, 2020
Elena is also a founding member of Strange Trace, a newly launched opera company dedicated to the production and performance of new compositions that seek to holistically redefine the experience of opera, and she looks forward to several upcoming digital projects and premieres with the company in the coming season.
Recent performance highlights include concert appearances with Breathmark Retreat, House of Glass, and the FIRST MUSIC Concert Series, as well as her house debut with Opera on the James in La Traviata (Annina) and a new staged version of Alan Smith’s Vignettes: Letters from George to Evelyn with Marble City Opera. She is also a three year Performance Fellow with the Nief Norf Summer Festival in Knoxville, TN.
Elena spent her early years studying both the piano and violin and sang in many choirs before beginning private voice studies. She received her undergraduate education from Lawrence University and Conservatory of Music, where she studied with John T. Gates, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in English in addition to a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance. She completed her graduate studies in 2018 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, studying with Andrew Wentzel. Elena has also received training at La Musica Lirica and as a Young Artist at Red River Lyric Opera.