Soprano Teresa Perrotta is a 2023 Grand Finals Winner of The Metropolitan Opera Eric and Dominique Laffont Competition and Winner of the 2023 Sullivan Foundation Award. She is a second-year Cafritz Young Artist at Washington National Opera. In 23/24 her mainstage roles at WNO include the world premiere of Jeanine Tesori’s Grounded as Also Jess and Guadalena in Songbird. Additionally, she returns to The Santa Fe Opera as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni. On the concert stage, Teresa will make debuts with the Erie Philharmonic in Carmina Burana and The Santa Fe Symphony in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.
Last season she made her Kennedy Center debut as the Fünfte Magd in Elektra followed by Musetta In La bohème. Additional debuts included Alice Ford in Falstaff with Maryland Lyric Opera, Anna in Nabucco with Washington Concert Opera, and in the summer of 2023, she returned to The Glimmerglass Festival to make her mainstage debut as Mimì in La bohème.
Marie Antoinette in Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles
at the Chateau de Versailles 2019
“...showed total command musically and dramatically and a lovely, pliant voice one would seek out again.”
(Opera Magazine - UK)
Teresa Perrotta anchored the show vocally and emotionally with her affecting,
impressively detailed Mimì."
"Teresa Perrotta, whose big, sunny soprano [performed]
with secure, arching lines and
melodiously amorous pleading."
"Of the solid quartet of Athenian
lovers, the mellow soprano of
Teresa Perrotta (Helena) stood out."
(Wall Street Journal)
"[Teresa Perrotta] seized with a stunning role interpretation and consummate vocalism
that garnered deafening applause."
(Voche di Meche)
Elle in Poulenc's La voix humaine
2021 (Emilia Perrotta)
Alice Ford in Falstaff
2022 Santa Fe Opera (Aleksandar Reupert)