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Takesha Meshé Kizart

Soprano

Background: Born, USA.  Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA-2008). Grand Prizes from numerous competitions worldwide including Concurso Internacional de Canto Montserrat Caballé and Concorso Internazionale Voci Verdiane “Città di Busseto”. Grand-niece of Music Legends Muddy Waters and Tina Turner

OA repertoire: title role: Tosca, Mimì: La bohème

Other Companies: Marie Victoire, Mimì, Klytemnestra: Cassandra (Deutsche Oper Berlin); Musetta (Metropolitan Opera); Leonora: Il trovatore (Staatsoper Stuttgart); Tosca (Opera North, Dallas Opera); Judith: Bluebeard's Castle (Köln); Margherita/Elena: Mefistofele (Montpellier); Leonora: La forza del destino (Caramoor, AVA); Lucrezia: I due Foscari (Opera Orchestra of NY); Costanza: L'isola disabitata (Gotham Chamber Opera); Duchess: Powder Her Face (Musikfest Bremen); Amelia: Un ballo in maschera, Vanessa, Anna: Le villi, Donna Anna: Don Giovanni, Rossini Stabat Mater, Elijah (AVA); Beethoven Ninth Symphony (Latvian National Symphony Orchestra). Upcoming:  Madama Butterfly (Berlin); Leonora: Il trovatore (Tokyo); Verdi Requiem (Köln); Norma (Opera North);Tosca (Berlin, Köln, Frankfurt, Munich); Liù (Metropolitan Opera). Film:  The Verdian Voice, The Audition