La Sonnambula- A Sleepwalking Success

La Sonnambula presented by Florida Grand Opera has just closed, and it was a defining experience for me.  This was my first Amina, and I was fortunate enough to be directed in the role by legendary soprano Renata Scotto and led musically by the talented new music director in Miami, Ramon Tebar.  The entire experience was incredibly positive and it all culminated in a wonderful opening night for all.  Below are some highlights of the reviews I received for my performance...

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Best of All Possible Worlds

In May, I had the privilege of singing my first Cunegonde in Candide in my debut with Portland Opera.  This was an incredible experience for so many reasons. Most importantly, because of Portland Opera's passionate dedication in presenting top notch productions and also because I was able to work with some fantastic colleagues:  Robert Orth, Jonathan Boyd, Ann McMahon-Quintero and Mark Thomsen to name a few.

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All in the family...

Hello All.  Just finished an extremely successful run of my first performances of Elvira in I Puritani. Reviews and photos to follow soon, but until then I thought I would share a wonderful painting done of my Metropolitan Opera debut as Olympia and the very special artist is none other than Richard Gilmore, my Dad!  

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