Elizabeth Cree (world premiere)

Elizabeth Cree (world premiere) Company: Opera Philadelphia Role:  Doris Melissa returns to Opera Philadelphia for the world premiere performances of the new opera Elizabeth Cree, written by Pulitzer prize winning composer and librettist team, Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell.  Elizabeth Cree is part of Opera Philadelphia’s exciting new O Urban Opera festival. Opera Philadelphia September, 14 through 25, 2017 Performances to be…

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Mozart Requiem and Recital

Mozart Requiem and Recital Company: El Paso Chorale Society Role:  Soloist Melissa returns to her home town of El Paso, Texas, to perform the alto solos in Mozart’s Requiem.  In addition, the El Paso Chorale Society will feature Melissa in a solo recital of art songs and arias. El Paso Chorale Society Mozart’s Requiem Saturday, April 8,…

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The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance Company: Fargo-Moorhead Opera Role:  Ruth Ahoy!  Pirates are everywhere!  Melissa once again brings Ruth in Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance to life for her debut with Fargo-Moorhead Opera, a role she has performed over 150 times and counting! Fargo-Moorhead Opera Friday, March 31, 2017, 7:30PM Sunday, April 2, 2017, 2:00PM Performances at Reineke Festival Concert…

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The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance Company: Opera Memphis Role:  Ruth Melissa portrays one of her signatures roles for her debut with Opera Memphis when she hits the stage with cat-like tread as  Ruth in Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance.  Melissa has performed Ruth more than 150 times and looks forward to sharing this role with Tennessee audiences. Opera Memphis…

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The Mikado

The Mikado Company: Performance Santa Fe Role:  Katisha Melissa is thrilled to debut with Performance Santa Fe as Katisha in Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado, a role she has performed over 150 times. Performance Santa Fe January 11, 2017  6:30PM January 13, 2017 7:00PM January 14, 2017 2:00PM January 15, 2017  2:00PM Performed at the Scottish Rite Center…

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