Sharmay Musacchio - Contralto
American Dramatic Contralto, SHARMAY MUSACCHIO has performed as a Soloist with the: NYCO, LA Opera, Sarasota Opera, Portland Opera/IVAI, Opera Southwest, Fresno Grand Opera, Townsend Opera, Winter Opera St.Louis, Pacific Opera Project, San Diego Chamber Orchestra, New England Symphonic Ensemble, Mid America Productions at Carnegie Hall, San Diego City Ballet, San Diego International Fringe Festival, Bodhi Tree Concerts, and the SFCM Opera Theatre/SFOpera. Ms. Musacchio’s concert work includes her Carnegie Hall debut as the Alto Soloist in Vivaldi’s Gloria, Alto Soloist in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Peninsula Symphony, and Alto Soloist in Verdi’s Requiem with the Masterworks Chorale. Ms. Musacchio has worked with renowned conductors: Maestro James Conlon, Maestro Placido Domingo, Maestro Matthew Aucoin, Maestro Victor DeRenzi, Maestro Jayce Ogren and Maestro Martin Wright. Ms. Musacchio has worked with renowned directors: Phelim McDermott, Martha Domingo, Julie Taymor, Brad Dalton, Josh Shaw, and Sam Buntrock. Ms. Musacchio recently debuted the roles of: The Mother in Martinu’s The Tears of the Knife with Bodhi Tree Concerts at the San Diego International Fringe Festival, Dame Quickly in Falstaff with Pacific Opera Project, and debuted Dame Carruthers in Yeomen of the Guard with Winter Opera St. Louis. Ms.Musacchio returned to LA Opera singing the role of the Daughter of Nefertiti (and covering Nefertiti) in Philip Glass’ Akhnaten. In 2017 Ms. Musacchio covered the role of Herodias in Salome with LA Opera and performed the role of La Voix in The Tales of Hoffman conducted by Placido Domingo. Upcoming engagements include: Debuting the role of Katie Luther in the one woman opera Katie Luther by Dr. Glenn Winters/Virginia Opera, returning to NYCO in 2018 singing the role of the Old Woman in L’amore Dei Tre Re, singing the role of Giovanna in Rigoletto with LA Opera in the late Spring of 2018, covering the Novice in Suor Angelica at The Met in the Fall of 2018 and making her Chicago Opera Theater debut as Auntie in The Scarlet Ibis (Chicago Premier) in 2019.