Meghan McCall, vocalist
Praised for her “bell-like clarity and fine control” and “radiant full-bodied voice” by The Washington Post, American soprano Meghan McCall is establishing herself as a fine young artist of opera today. She has been hailed for possessing a “beautifully and flawlessly operatic voice” in The West Highland Press. She most recently made her Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium debut in a world premiere where she created the role of Mary Magdalene in Marcos Galvany’s opera Oh My Son.
Ms. McCall’s career has taken her to stages both in the United States and Europe. She has performed the roles of Fiordiligi in Cosi Fan Tutte, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Musetta in La Bohème, Adina in L'Elisir d'Amore, Gilda in Rigoletto, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Marie in La Fille du Régiment, Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Princess (#1) in Transformations, Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor, Miss Jessel in The Turn of the Screw, Blondchen in Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, and Norina in Don Pasquale.
Miss McCall has earned her BA in Music Literature from Northeastern University and her MM from The University of Maryland Opera Studio where she worked with world-renowned bass Francois Loup. Directly after her graduation she was invited to join the Opera Lafayette Young Artist Program which specializes in 17th and 18th century French repertoire.
Future appearances in 2010 will include Laurette and Ernestine in two French comic operas by Bizet and Offenbach with Bel Cantanti (May 2010), and Juliette and La Bergere in Sancho Panza by Philidor with Opera Lafayette at the Kennedy Center (May 2010).