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Soprano

Marion Leeds Carroll


Arlington, MA, USA
marion at leedscarroll dot com

Performing Experience | Education


PERFORMING EXPERIENCE

Opera | Light Opera/Operetta | Partial Roles (Workshop and Concert Scenes) | Other

OPERA

Britten

Albert Herring

Mrs Herring

Donizetti

Lucia di Lammermoor

Lucia

   

 

L'Elisir D'Amore

Gianetta

   

Gounod

Romeo et Juliette

Stephano

   

Humperdinck

Hansel & Gretel

Dew Fairy; Sandman; Mother

   

Mozart

Cosi Fan Tutte

Fiordiligi

   

 

The Impresario

The Soubrette; The Prima Donna

   

 

Le Nozze di Figaro

Barbarina, The Countess

   

 

Die Zauberflöte

Pamina; Second Lady

   

Offenbach

Les Contes D'Hoffman

Antonia, Giulietta

   

Puccini

Gianni Schicchi

Lauretta

   

Suor Angelica

Lay Sister


LIGHT OPERA/
OPERETTA

Besoyan

Little Mary Sunshine

Mme. Ernestine

Strauss

Die Fledermaus

Adele

 

Gilbert & Sullivan

Every soprano role (e.g. Yum-Yum, Mabel, Princess Ida), and several mezzo-soprano roles (A You-Tube example of my voice in almost G&S)


PARTIAL ROLES
(Workshop and Concert Scenes)

Ariadne auf Naxos [R. Strauss]: Naiade, Echo

La Boheme [Puccini]: Mimi

Carmen [Bizet]: Frasquita, Michaela

Cavalleria Rusticana [Mascagni]: Santuzza

Dialogues des Carmelites [Poulenc]: Blanche; Constance

Don Pasquale [Donizetti]: Norina

Eugene Onegin [Tchaikovsky]: Tatiana

Fidelio [Beethovan]: Marcelline

Die Fledermaus [J. Strauss]: Rosalinde

Der Freischutz [Weber]: Annchen

Hansel und Gretel [Humperdinck]: Gretel

Manon [Massenet]: Manon

Il Matrimonio Segreto [Cimarosa]: Carolina

Mefistofele [Boito]: Margarite

Le Nozze di Figaro [Mozart]: Susanna; Cherubino; Marcellina

Orphée et Eurydice [Gluck]: Eurydice

Rigoletto [Verdi]: Gilda

La Traviata [Verdi]: Violetta

The Turn of the Screw [Britten]: Mrs. Grose

Die Zauberflöte [Mozart]: Papagena; 2nd Spirit


OTHER

Religious services, solo recitals and ensemble concerts in New York, New Jersey, Florida and Massachusetts

Sing to Cure MS: Organized and sang in concerts to benefit The Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis

  • The 9th Annual Concert, Music to Cure MS, took place October 2011. The 10th annual concert will take place October 28, 2012.

Organized and sang in annual summer Gilbert & Sullivan concerts to benefit Longwood Opera

Organized and sang in concerts to provide fundraising opportunities for Beth El Temple Center's Social Action Committee

Cecily, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Theatre on the Hill, Boston, MA (review)

Very flattering interview, Boston Singers' Resource, spring 2003

EDUCATION

Mannes College of Music: Diploma, 1986. Barnard College: BA, 1973. Additional music, acting, directorial, and vocal pedagogy courses: HB Studios, Longy School of Music, Queens College of the City University of NY. Private vocal studies: 1974 - present.

Voice Teachers: D'Anna Fortunato, Dan Merriman, Lynda Sharman, Jane Struss, Marian Thompson. Vocal Coaches and Master Classes: Nico Castel (Diction), Antonia Lavanne (Art Songs) Bernard LeFort (French Repertoire), Brian Moll, Marni Nixon, Fred Popper, Marshall Williamson.

Opera Workshops Attended: Brooklyn Lyric Opera (Thomas Martin, Norman Myrvik); Cederdell (Boris Goldovsky, Fred Popper, Richard Crittenden); Hunter College of CUNY (Kenneth Newbern); Mannes College of Music (H. Wesley Balk, Marian Thompson); The Minnesota Opera Summer Institute (H. Wesley Balk); New England Conservatory (Louise Costigan); Operatic Acting Academy (Lea Jorgensen); Queens College (Hugo Weisgall)

Note: Thumbtack helps me market my skills, as part of my search to provide creative solutions for unexpected challenges.

last updated 3/25/14

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