Megan marie Hart

Megan marie Hart

Lirico Spinto Soprano

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2016Verdi: RigolettoGilda
2016Puccini: La BohèmeMimì
2016Strauss R.: ElektraChrysothemis
2016Orff: Carmina BuranaSoprano
2016Strauss J.: Die FledermausRosalinde
2016Mozart: Die Gärtnerin aus LiebeArminda
2016Poulenc: La voix humaineElle
2016Kálmán: Die CsárdásfürstinSylva Varescu


Praised for her"Pleasing, lustrous voice with depth and power,” young soprano Megan Marie Hart is quickly gaining recognition for her compelling vocal expression and dramatic stage presence. This season, she joined the ensemble of the Landestheater Detmold, where she is singing Mimi in La Bohème, Chrysothemis in Elektra, ​Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus, Arminda in Mozart's Die Gärtnerin aus Liebe, Elle in La voix humaine, and the soprano solo in Carmina Burana. She performed in concert with the Philharmonie Südwestfalen, and in several concerts and Galas with the Landestheater Detmold. In the 2016/2017 season she will sing Gilda in Rigoletto, Sylva Varescu in Die Csárdásfürstin, ​and reprise the roles of Mimi, Rosalinde and Elle. Previously, she sang the role of Donna Anna in Zomeropera Belgium’s Don Giovanni, and returned to Annapolis Opera to sing Gilda in Rigoletto. She competed in Placido Domingo’s Operalia, and performed in concert throughout Germany. Ms. Hart made her Carnegie Hall debut in a recital of Liszt Songs with the Marilyn Horne Legacy at Carnegie Hall, covered the role of the Friedensbote in Opera Orchestra of New York's Rienzi, and won First Place at the Liederkranz Foundation Competition. She joined the New York City Opera roster to cover Marie in Rufus Wainwright's opera Prima Donna, made her Annapolis Opera debut as Juliette in Roméo et Juliette, and appeared at Union Avenue Opera as Wellgunde in Das Rheingold.      As a three-year resident artist with the prestigious Seattle Opera Young Artists Program, she performed the roles of Zerbinetta in Ariadne auf Naxos, Tatyana in Eugene Onegin, Tytania in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel, Lauretta and Nella in Gianni Schicchi, the Bergère, Chauve-Souris, Pastourelle, Chiffre, and Chouette in L'enfant et les sortilèges, the Girl in Trouble in Tahiti, and the title role in Rita. Other favorite roles include Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Adina in L'elisir d'Amore, the title role in Alcina, Almirena in Rinaldo, Sibyl Vane in The Picture of Dorian Gray, Amina in La Sonnambula, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, Elle in La voix humaine, Blanche in Les dialogues des Carmélites, and the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro.     As a concert soloist, Ms. Hart has performed with the Seattle Symphony under the baton of Marvin Hamlisch, and in a televised performance of Beethoven's 9th Symphony for the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. She appeared in concert with Rufus Wainwright and the Oregon Symphony. She has collaborated extensively with Music of Remembrance, a Jewish chamber ensemble, performing works by Holocaust era composers and poets. ​     Ms. Hart earned both her Bachelors and Masters degrees at Oberlin Conservatory, and her Professional Studies Certificate at Manhattan School of Music. She is a student of Marilyn Horne.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Verdi: Rigoletto Gilda Landestheater Detmold 2016
Puccini: La Bohème Mimì Landestheater Detmold 2016
Strauss R.: Elektra Chrysothemis Landestheater Detmold 2016
Orff: Carmina Burana Soprano Landestheater Detmold 2016
Strauss J.: Die Fledermaus Rosalinde Landestheater Detmold 2016