Quickly gaining attention as a singer possessing a lyric and dramatic voice with good bel canto technique (Indie Opera/Town Topics New Jersey), soprano Aubry Ballarò recently made her international debut as the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor withState Opera Stara Zagora. Soon after, Ms. Ballarò joinedThe Princeton Festival to sing the role of Madame Herz in their 2022 production of The Impresario.
Under the baton of Steven Mercurio, she has appeared twice at the Festival de Musiquede Saint Barthélemy, singing Micaëla in their 2020 production of Carmen, and popular operatic selections in their 2021 concert with orchestra. Ms. Ballarò was a Finalist in the 2021 Vincerò World Singing Competition in Napoli, a winner of the 2019 Bologna International Vocal Competition, as well as a District Winner of the 2022 Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition.
Ms. Ballarò is a recent graduate of the Academy of Vocal Arts, where she was seen performing roles such as Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Musetta in La bohème, Juliettein Roméo et Juliette, and Oscar in Un ballo in maschera.
In 2023, Ms. Ballarò will be returning to State Opera Stara Zagora to debut the role of Violetta Valéry in Verdi’s La Traviata, and will be joining Opera Columbus to debut the role of Gilda in Verdi’s Rigoletto