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    CHANÁE CURTIS

    SOPRANO

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    Praised for her attractive singing by the New York Times, American soprano Chanae Curtis is the newest sensation on the international operatic scene. Engagements this season include her debut with Welsh National Opera as Anna Gomez in Menotti's The Consul, and her upcoming debut at The Metropolitan Opera as Annie in Porgy and Bess.

     

    Previous Engagements include a recital at St-Martin-in the-Fields in Trafalgar Square; Te Deum Solo from Verdi’s Four Sacred Pieces with the Hallé Orchestra, conducted by Sir Mark Elder which was broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 and Tatyana (cover) in Eugene Onegin for Mid Wales Opera. Other roles include Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte at the Oberlin in Italy Festival, Countess Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro at Central City Opera (family matinee), Sister Rose (cover) in Jake Heggie’s Dead Man Walking and Sister Margaretta (cover) in The Sound of Music.

     

     

     

     

     

    Concert highlights include Strauss’ Four Last Songs at St. David’s Hall and Strauss’ Morgen for HRH the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace, London with orchestral accompaniment. She has performed on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ and took part in a televised Masterclass with David Pountney as part of the BBC Cardiff Singer of The World Competition.

     

    Ms. Curtis holds a B.A. of Arts from Ashland University (Ohio), A Master of Music from the Manhattan School of Music in New York City and has completed the M.A. Opera Course at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama with Distinction (Cardiff). She currently studies with Joan Patenaude-Yarnell in New York City, NY.

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    Porgy and Bess

    Annie

    One of America’s favorite operas returns to the Met for the first time in nearly 30 years. James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row on the Charleston waterfront, vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. “If you’re going to stage Gershwin’s opera, this is how,” raved the Guardian when the new production premiered in London in 2018. David Robertson conducts a dynamic cast, featuring the sympathetic duo of Eric Owens and Angel Blue in the title roles. Click icon for more info!

  • "Chanae Curtis has a truly superb voice: velvety caramel in tone. She also has a tremendous range of colour and force"

    -The Cross Eyed Pianist

    "Chanae Curtis is a marvellous dramatic lynch pin" as Alice Ford

    - Arts Scene in Wales

    "Impressive fortissimo and sassy antics"

    -Seen and Heard International

    "....this was a spirited and winning performance. Chanae Curtis, the soprano, sang attractively..."

    -The New York Times

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