Kerriann Otaño debuts with OSJ in the 2017-18 season, performing the role of Senta in Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman. Roles performed recently include the Witch in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel and Mary Custis Lee in Phillip Glass’s Appomattox, both with Washington National Opera. In Summer of 2015, she was chosen as a Filene Young Artist and made her debut with Wolf Trap Opera singing the countess in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro at The Barns and High Priestess in Verdi’s Aïda at the Filene Center.
Other performances include a return to Fort Worth Opera Festival in her role debut as Micaëla in Bizet’s Carmen, and company debuts with Opera Memphis and Amarillo Opera as the countess in The Marriage of Figaro. She also returned to Washington National Opera to sing Kitty Hart in Heggie’s Dead Man Walking and Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. For the 2017-2018 season, she returns to WNO as Berta in Rossini’s The Barber of Seville.
Ms. Otaño is a 2016 National Semi-Finalist of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and a recent graduate of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program at Washington National Opera. Ms. Otaño hails from Long Island, NY and holds a bachelors degree from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and a masters degree from Mannes College The New School for Music.
Please visit Ms. Otaño’s website for additional information.