Rebecca Davis, Soprano

2008 – 2009

Most recently, REBECCA DAVIS was named First Place winner in the 2012 Irene Dalis Vocal Competition. During the summer of 2012, she is a featured soloist with the Midsummer Mozart Festival, performing the aria “Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio” and as a soloist in the Great Mass in C minor.

Other recent performances for Ms. Davis include the role of Mimì (La bohéme) for Opera Santa Barbara in November 2011. In September, Ms. Davis returned to OSJ to perform the role of Ilia in the company premiere of Mozart’s Idomeneo and Violetta in La traviata. Other 2011 performances included Violetta (La traviata) for Festival Opera and Opera Santa Barbara.

During 2010-11, Ms. Davis performed a series of concerts for the Merola program in San Francisco during the summer, and then returned to OSJ to perform the title role in Tosca. In the company’s 2009-10 season, she performed the roles of the Countess (The Marriage of Figaro) and Magda (La rondine).

Ms. Davis joined OSJ’s resident company during the 2008 – 2009 season, performing the roles of Tatyana (Eugene Onegin), Adina (The Elixir of Love), Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), and Micaela (Carmen). Ms. Davis recently made her Carnegie Hall debut as soprano soloist Schubert’s Mass in G, Mozart’s Laudate Dominum and Raminsh’s Missa Brevis. Roles performed recently include Mimì (La bohème), Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte) with American Opera Group and the title role of Tosca with DuPage Opera Theater.

Ms. Davis has also appeared with such companies as Chicago Opera Theater, the Sarasota Opera, Kentucky Opera, Opera North, Intimate Opera and Opera Theatre North in such roles as Musetta (La bohème), Donna Elvira  (Don Giovanni) and Violetta (La traviata). She has been a member of Chicago Opera Theater’s Young Artist Program, Sarasota Opera’s Apprentice Artist Program, Kentucky Opera’s Rudd Young Artist Program, and served as an Apprentice Artist for Opera North.

Ms. Davis has received numerous awards, including the Grand Prize of the Chicago Bel Canto competition and finalist of the Tri-State Region in the Metropolitan Opera National Council’s competition. Most recently, she was named a finalist in the 2009 Renato Tebaldi International Voice Competition, held in San Marino, Italy.

For more information, please visit Ms. Davis’ website:
http://divadavis.com/live/