Monday, March 27, 2017 at 7pm
Deborah Nansteel, Mezzo-Soprano
Mezzo-soprano Deborah Nansteel recently completed Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, where she performed roles including Tisbe in La Cenerentola, Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte, Curra (cover Preziosilla) in La forza del destino, Paula (cover) in Florencia en el Amazonas, and The Cat in Tony Award-winning composer Jeaine Tesori’s The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me. She recently earned the Betty Allen Award and a grant from the Sullivan Foundation. This season she reprises Gertrude in Roméo et Juliette with Santa Fe Opera; performs Flosshilde in Das Rheingold with North Carolina Opera, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly with Arizona Opera, La Duegne in Cyrano with Michigan Opera Theatre, and Sister Helen Prejean in Dead Man Walking with Opera on the Avalon; and returns to Washington National Opera as Marquise of Birkenfield in La fille du régiment.