Emily D’Angelo

Mezzo-Soprano

Biography

A 2020 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist, Canadian-Italian mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo is the first and only vocalist to have been presented with the Leonard Bernstein Award from the Schleswig Holstein Festival.  D’Angelo made her stage debut as Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro at the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi, where she was honoured with the 2016 Monini Prize. 

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Full Biography

A 2020 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist, Canadian-Italian mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo is the first and only vocalist to have been presented with the Leonard Bernstein Award from the Schleswig Holstein Festival.  D’Angelo made her stage debut as Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro at the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi, where she was awarded with the 2016 Monini Prize.  One of Canada’s “Top 30 Under 30” Classical Musicians, and WQXR NYC Public Radio’s “40 Under 40” singers to watch, D’Angelo has won first prize in numerous international competitions including the Metropolitan Opera Competition, the Canadian Opera Company Competition, the George London Competition, the Gerda Lissner Competition, the Innsbruck Baroque Competition, and the Operalia Competition where a historic win included First Prize, the Zarzuela Prize, the Birgit Nilsson Prize and Audience Prize.

​Emily D’Angelo kicks off the 2020-21 season as Cherubino in performances of Le Nozze di Figaro at the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich. At the Royal Opera House in London she takes up the role of Sesto in a new production of La clemenza di Tito before a return to Munich as Idamante in the new staging of Mozart’s Idomeneo at the end of the season.

Highlights of past seasons marked her debut on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera New York, singing the roles of Annio in 2019 in La clemenza di Tito, Second Lady in The Magic Flute and Soeur Mathilde in Dialogues des Carmélites, conducted by music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and broadcasted in movie theatres across the world as a Met Live in HD.  The season also included a return to the Canadian Opera Company for her role debut as Dorabella in Così fan tutte, and company debuts with Berlin Staatsoper Unter den Linden as Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro and the Santa Fe Opera as Dorabella in Così fan tutte. In 2020 D’Angelo returned to the Canadian Opera Company as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia.

In the 2017/2018 season, D’Angelo made a role debut as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia at The Glimmerglass Festival in a new production by Francesca Zambello, and a debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in excerpts from Die Zauberflöte with Gustavo Dudamel. D’Angelo performed Vaughn Williams’s Serenade to Music in a live recording with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, which was Grammy Nominated for Best Classical Compendium 2019, and awarded a JUNO for Best Classical Album: Large Ensemble. Other performances included Stravinsky’s Pulcinella with the Montclair Orchestra; concerts at the Teatro del Lago in Chile, and at The Society for the Four Arts in Palm Beach; and recital debuts at the Park Avenue Armory in New York, and with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Centre at the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center in Athens, which was filmed for the first ever international production of PBS’s Live From Lincoln Center and has been released on DVD/CD as Odyssey

In previous seasons she has sung recitals at the Elora Festival, the Toronto Summer Music Festival, SongFest in Los Angeles, the Morgan Library in New York, Koerner Hall in Toronto. She performed the world premiere of Ana Sokolović’s song cycle dawn always begins in the bones, and opened Toronto’s Contemporary Music Festival “21C” with the COC Orchestra performing Unsuk Chin’s snagS&Snarls and the Canadian premiere of Matthew Aucoin’s The Orphic Moment.  

Toronto-born, D’Angelo is a graduate the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, and the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program.

News

Emily D’Angelo: “enargeia in concert” in Ventspils, Latvia

On August 21st Emily D'Angelo presents her debut album enargeia for orchestra on stage at the Ventspils Latvia Festival together with the Latvia National Symphony Orchestra. The program further includes the mezzo's debut of Berg's "Sieben Frühe Lieder".
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Emily D’Angelo: La Clemenza di Tito & Recital at Ravinia Festival

Emily D'Angelo returns to Ravinia Festival this August to star as Sesto in the houses' production of La Clemenza di Tito. James Colon conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with performances on August 12 & 14.
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Emily D’Angelo: La Clemenza di Tito & Recital at Ravinia Festival

Emily D'Angelo returns to Ravinia Festival this August to star as Sesto in the houses' production of La Clemenza di Tito. James Colon conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with performances on August 12 & 14. The mezzo-soprano further presents a piano recital alongside pianist Kevin Murphy on August 17 with pieces from her Deutsche Grammophon debut album enargeia and late romantics of Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn.
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Plácido Domingo's Operalia 2018 - Emily D'Angelo (1st Prize)
NEUE STIMMEN 2017 - Semifinal: Emily D'Angelo sings "Una voce poco fa", Il Barbiere di Siviglia
NEUE STIMMEN 2017 - Final: Emily D'Angelo sings "Dopo notte", Ariodante