UPCOMING ENGAGEMENTS

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WUTHERING HEIGHTS 

Composer: Bernard Hermann

Librettist: Lucille Fletcher

Minnesota Opera Live Stream Event

Role: Isabella Linton

October 10-24, 2020

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THE TRIAL OF

SUSAN B. ANTHONY

World Premiere

Composer & Librettist: Steven Mark Kohn

A video coproduction from Austin Opera, Minnesota Opera, Berkshire Opera Festival, Opera Colorado, and San Diego Opera

Featuring Adriana Zabala as Susan B. Anthony and several other characters

Myra Huang, piano

Streaming October 26th - November 8th, 2020

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GUEST TEACHING ARTIST

Nashville Opera, in collaboration with Tennessee State University

The HBCU Master Class Series (French song and opera repertoire)

Adriana Zabala, mezzo-soprano

February 10th, 2021 via ZOOM

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NADIA

A Chamber Music Play

Adriana Zabala, mezzo-soprano

Lanesboro Arts

May 15, 2021

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A MADISON SYMPHONY CHRISTMAS

Guest Soloist

December 2021

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BERKSHIRE OPERA 

FESTIVAL GALA

Guest Soloist

August 2020

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RECITAL: ALMA DE ESPAÑA - 

HISPANOAMÉRICA

with Cincinnati Song Initiative

Adriana Zabala, mezzo-soprano

Elisabeth Marshall, soprano

Timothy Lovelace and Ellen Rissinger, piano

April 26, 2020

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RECITAL & RESIDENCY

Louisiana State University

With Ana Maria Otamendi

April 2020

Baton Rouge, LA

RECENT PERFORMANCES

  • Mary Johnson in Fellow Travelers at Opera Madison - 2020

  • The title role in Nadia: A Chamber Music Play at Pequot Lakes Performing Arts Center, the Reif Center, and the College of St. Scholastica - 2020

  • Miss Jessel in The Turn of the Screw with On Site Opera - 2019

  • When Worlds Collide trio recital with Andrew Garland, baritone, and Kelly Kuo, piano at the University of Colorado Boulder - 2019

  • Oreste in La belle Hélène at the Lakes Area Music Festival - 2019

  • Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro at Opera Colorado - 2019

  • Soloist in Resphighi's Il tramonto with the Minnesota Chamber Music Society - 2019

  • Sister James in Doubt on PBS' Great Performances Broadcast of the world premiere - 2019

  • Paula in Florencia en el Amazonas at San Diego Opera - 2018

  • Paula in Florencia en el Amazonas at Madison Opera - 2018

  • Mary Johnson in Fellow Travelers at Minnesota Opera - 2018

  • Soloist in quartet for Madison Opera's "Opera in the Park" with Madison Symphony - 2017

  • Der Komponist in Adriadne auf Naxos at Berkshire Opera Festival - 2017

  • Amore in the North American Premiere of Diana's Garden at Minnesota Opera - 2017

  • Lucy in the World Premiere of Diana's Garden at Minnesota Opera - 2017

  • Soloist in Pergolesi's Stabat Mater with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra - 2017

  • Soloist in Bach's St. Matthew Passion with the Colorado Symphony - 2017

  • Niklausse in Les Contes D'Hoffmann at Madison Opera - 2016

  • Carrie in World Premiere and the Naxos Live recording of Sister Carrie with the Florentine Opera Company - 2016

  • Orfeo in Orfeo ed Euridice (Act III) with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra - 2016

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 7 opera world premieresSister Carrie (title role), VolponeThe Manchurian CandidateDoubtDinner at EightSteal a Pencil for MeEdward Tulane 

  • 3 North American opera premieres: Pinocchio in The Adventures of Pinocchio, The Barbarian Girl in Waiting for the Barbarians, Amore in L'arbore di Diana (Diana's Garden).

  • 5 world premiere recordingsLe Dernier Sorcier, Durey Rediscovered, Exhilaration: Dickinson Songs, Parables, A Few Words About Chekhov

  • Carmen and Salome in Valencia with Elina Garanca, Carlos Alvarez, and Angel Blue - Maestros Lorin Maazel and Zubin Mehta

  • Recitals at the Barns of Wolf TrapWeill Hall at Carnegie Hall, and the Millenium Stage of the Kennedy Center

  • Alto Soloist in Elijah with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Bryn Terfel

  • Alto Soloist in Mahler's Symphony No.2 with Osmo Vanska leading the Minnesota Orchestra

  • Doubt Broadcast on Great Performances

  • Over 100 performances of Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro

  • 5 Appearances with New York Festival of Song

  • Projects with contemporary composers and librettists: Philip Glass, Dominick Argento, William Bolcom, Kevin Puts, Paola Prestini, Jeffrey Van, Robert Aldridge, Jonathan Dove, Edie Hill, Steven Mark Kohn, Sam Krahn, Mark Campbell, Herschel Garfein, Gregg Kallor, Reinaldo Moya, Jake Runestad, and Gregory Spears.

EDWARD TULANE

Composer: Paola Prestini

Librettist: Mark Campbell 

Role: Abilene’s Mother/Abilene

World Premiere: March 2020

Minnesota Opera

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