Biography

Biography


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Prior to her recent move to Germany, Ms. Stevenson has been seen performing in numerous states across the US and Canada, and recently made her European debut as a concert soloist at the Ilmington Music Festival in England. She has been featured in numerous venues in New York, Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and most recently had great success in her role debut as Carmen with the Amici Opera company in Philadelphia, PA.  She also performed the roles of Lola (Cavelleria Rusticana) and Biancofiore (Francesca di Rimini) with Amici Opera during their 2012-2013 season. She first performed in Philadelphia, PA as Emilia in Verdi's Otello under the baton of Louis Menendez at the Atlantic Coast Opera Festival in 2012. Her New York City credits include Romeo (I Capuleti e I Montecchi), Dorabella (Cosi fanTutte ) at the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Mercedes (Carmen) with Amore Opera, Enrichetta (I Puritani) with Riverfront Opera, and concert appearances with Dicapo Opera, Opera of Tap, and Amore Opera.

Prior to relocating to the East Coast in 2010, Ms. Stevenson began her career on the West Coast of the US and in Alaska. At Anchorage Opera in Alaska, she performed the roles of The 2nd Touriere (Suor Angelica) and The Director’s Assistant (The Audition), and covered the role of Mercedes (Carmen). She was a Studio Artist with Anchorage Opera for their 2009-2010 season, where she received additional training and performing opportunities with the company.  She was featured as a soloist in numerous Oratorio performances with the Anchorage Concert Chorus, and gained additional stage experience through scenes and arias concerts with the Bel Canto Singers of Alaska.

As a Young Artist she was already receiving rave reviews for her stunning portrayal of The Secretary (The Consul) at Halifax Summer Opera in Nova Scotia Canada. The Halifax Chronical noted: "Ms. Stevenson as The Secretary is cold as ice....then introduces a faint trace of compassion that deepened her character memorably." Her other performances as a Young Artist included Dorabella (Cosi fan Tutte) with American Singers Opera Project in North Carolina, and scenes performances at the Astoria Music Festival in Oregon. Ms. Stevenson earned her Bachelor of Music Degree in Voice at Portland State University in Oregon, where she grew up. She returns to Oregon quite often and has been featured in concerts and recitals throughout her home state.

Ms. Stevenson now lives in Überlingen, Germany.