Hailed by The New York Times as ‘one of the world’s special young singers’, Emily D’Angelo has continued her meteoric rise and firmly established herself as one of the most exciting and critically acclaimed artists of her generation.
The mezzo-soprano is the first and only vocalist to have been presented with the Leonard Bernstein Award from the Schleswig-Holstein Festival. A 2020 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist, one of Canada’s ‘Top 30 Under 30’ classical musicians, and WQXR’s ‘40 Under 40’ singers to watch, D’Angelo made her stage debut, at only 21 years of age, as Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro at the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi, where she was awarded the 2016 Monini Prize.
Over the past seasons, D’Angelo has made a string of widely acclaimed role and house debuts, further cementing her status as one of today’s most sought-after performers. Highlights include her house and role debut as Ottavia (L’incoronazione di Poppea) at Zurich Opera; her role and house debut as Sesto (La clemenza di Tito) at the Royal Opera House in London; her role debut as Idamante (Idomeneo) at Bavarian State Opera; her house and role debut as Angelina in La Cenerentola at Semperoper Dresden; Prince Charming in Cinderella at the Metropolitan Opera; her house debut as Dorabella (Così fan tutte) and her role debut as Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) at Teatro alla Scala; her house debut at Paris Opera present- ing, in another role debut, Siébel in Gonouds’ Faust and Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia.
D’Angelo is a Deutsche Grammophon exclusive recording artist. Her debut album enargeia was named one of the 50 best albums of 2021 by NPR, the best Canadian classical album of 2021 by the CBC, was featured on NPR’s 100 best songs of 2021, and received JUNO and Gramophone awards in 2022.