Sharmay Musacchio - 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" and returned to join The Met roster for their productions of "Manon" and "Akhnaten".
In previous seasons, Ms.Musacchio has performed as a soloist with: The Metropolitan Opera, NYCO, LA Opera, Chicago Opera Theater, Pacific Opera Project, Sacramento Phil&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, San Diego City Ballet, Musica Vitale, California Opera Association, Bodhi Tree Concerts, and the San Francisco Conservatory Opera Theatre.
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", the alto soloist in Beethoven’s “9th Symphony” with the Peninsula Symphony, and was a four time alto soloist with the SFCM orchestra at San Francisco Davies Symphony Hall for their production of Handel's "Messiah".
Upcoming engagements include: Returning to NYCO as the Old Woman in "L'amore Dei Tre Re", Returning to LAOpera as Antonia's Mother in "The Tales of Hoffmann" and as Giovanna in "Rigoletto", Returning to The Met Opera 2019/20 artist roster for their production of "Manon" (Servante cv.) and "Akhanten" (Sotopenre cv.), Frasquita with the LA Opera for their production of "El Gato Montes", Debuting with the Chicago Opera Theatre as the Auntie in their production of "The Scarlet Ibis" (Chicago Premiere), returning to the Pacific Opera Project for a special double bill as Zita in "Gianni Schicchi" and the White Cat in "L'enfant et les Sortileges", Debuting as Berta in "The Barber of Seville" with the Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera for 2020. And returning to The Metropolitan Opera in 2021 singing Unborn 5, and covering the Voice in Die Frau ohne Schatten under the baton of Maestro Yannick Nezet-Seguin.