Soprano Marissa Famiglietti is an in-demand presence on the concert and operatic stage. She has most recently been heard as the soprano soloist in Mozart's Great Mass in C Minor with the Waterbury Chorale and festival orchestra, with whom she performed as the featured soloist in their American Heritage and Christmas at the Palace concerts in past seasons. Ms. Famiglietti has been featured as a guest artist with the Concert Pops of Long Island and has been heard on tour throughout the East Coast as duet partner to renowned tenor and recording artist Michael Amante. Her recent operatic engagements include singing the roles of The Sandman and The Dew Fairy in Hansel and Gretel and Annina in La Traviata with the Opera Theater of Connecticut, and Marguerite in Faust and Fiordiligi in Cosi Fan Tutte with The Hillhouse Opera Company, both conducted by legendary tenor Perry Price.
Ms. Famiglietti is a graduate of the Bachelor of Music and Master of Music programs at the esteemed Manhattan School of Music in New York City, where she was featured in numerous leading operatic roles, including Cathleen in Riders to the Sea, Susan in A Dinner Engagement, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Lisbe in Spohr's Zemire und Azor (available on Albany Records), and Mathilde in scenes from Guillaume Tell. Other performances of note include the roles of Suor Genovieffe in Suor Anglica with Opera Theater of Connecticut, Lauretta in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi with the American Singers' Opera Project, Marzelline in scenes from Fidelio with the Collegiate Choral and New York Festival Orchestra and Zerlina in Don Giovanni with the International Symphonic Orchestra in Rome and Verona. As a member of Virginia Opera's Spectrum Resident Artist Program, Ms. Famiglietti was featured as Kate in Pirates of Penzance.
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