Opera Philadelphia

Opera Philadelphia’s Emerging Artists Program

The Opera Philadelphia stage has a history as a welcoming environment where rising vocal talents are nurtured. Eric Owens, Stephanie Blythe, and Denyce Graves are just some of the young singers who went on to great operatic careers following early exposure to the professional stage in Philadelphia. 

For information on how to support the Emerging Artist Program, contact Rebecca Ackerman, Senior Director of Development, at ackerman@operaphila.org or 215.893.5904.

If you are an artist and interested in the Emerging Artist Program, please contact Michael EberhardDirector of Casting and Artistic Administration, at eberhard@operaphila.org

 

2022 - 2023 Emerging Artists

 

Second-year emerging artists Kara Goodrich (La bohème) and Ethan Vincent (Carmina Burana & Credo) join first-year emerging artists Melissa Joseph (La bohème), Sun-Ly Pierce (Otello), and Christian Pursell (Otelloto form the class of 2022 - 2023.

Kara Goodrich
Kara GoodrichSoprano
Sun-Ly Pierce
Sun-Ly PierceMezzo-soprano
Christian Pursell
Christian PursellBass-baritone
Ethan Vincent
Ethan VincentBaritone

Emerging Artist Program Alumni

2021-2022 

2019-2020 

2018-2019 

2017-2018 

2016-2017 

2015-2016

2014-2015

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