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    Biography

    This season Eve makes her Tanglewood Music Center debut as Siegrune in Die Walküre with Andris Nelsons conducting. She returns to San Francisco Opera as Gertrude in Roméo et Juliette, makes her Washington Concert Opera debut in the role of Gertrude in Hamlet (Thomas), and joins the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for Messiah.  In January, she will be involved in a workshop of the highly anticipated work "Untitled (Inspired by Film Stills)", an original work where she serves as creative producer, dramaturg and performer; collaborating with Royce Vavrek (libretto), RB Schlather (director), and composers Nico Muhly, Missy Mazzoli, Paola Prestini and Ellen Reid, produced by National Sawdust.  Eve returns to the Metropolitan Opera for La Traviata and Simon Boccanegra, and she will sing Glasha in Kat’a Kabanova

    Last season, Eve Gigliotti returned to the Metropolitan Opera as Siegrune in Die Walküre, reprised The Pilot in The Little Prince with Opera Parallèle, joined New York’s Prototype Festival as Aunt in Mila, Great Sorcerer, and returned to the Seattle Symphony for Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. Additionally, she appeared with the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra for performances of Mahler’s Third Symphony, conducted by Leon Botstein.

    During the 2017-2018 season, Ms. Gigliotti joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic for the U.S. premiere of A Trip to the Moon, San Francisco Opera for their production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle, both the Eugene Symphony and the Seattle Symphony for Handel’s Messiahand Opera Parallèle as the Pilot in The Little Prince.

     

    The previous season included a debut with Hawaii Opera as Giulietta in Les contes d’Hoffman, the world premiere of composer Mohammed Fairouz’s new oratorio, Al-Quds: Jerusalem at the Metropolitan Museum, a return to Opera Philadelphia to create the role of Dodo in the world premiere of Missy Mazzoli’s Breaking the Waves, a role she reprised with the Prototype Festival, and she joined the roster of the Lyric Opera of Chicago to cover the title role in Carmen.

    In the 2015-2016 season, Ms. Gigliotti made her debut with the Washington National Opera, singing Siegrune and covering Flosshilde and the Second Norn in their production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle. She also appeared with Beth Morrison Projects for the premiere of Persona. She also joined the Princeton Festival for their 2016 Summer season to sing Auntie in Peter Grimes.

    The 2014-2015 season brought significant company debuts for Ms. Gigliotti, including Houston Grand Opera to sing Siegrune in Die Walküre; Milwaukee Symphony, for Handel’s Messiah, and Opera Santa Barbara to reprise the title role of Isabella in L’italiana in Algeri. Additionally, she debuted the role of Bradamante in director R.B Schlather’s gallery installation of Alcina in association with Whitebox Art Center, and concluded the season in her role debut as Suzuki in Madama Butterfly at Ash Lawn Opera.

    Engagements during the 2013-14 season included appearances with Minnesota Opera, as Nazimova in Dream of Valentino, Florentine Opera, as Cornelia in Giulio Cesare, and Boston’s Odyssey Opera, as the title role in Mascagni’s rarely performed Zanetto. She also joined the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra for Verdi’s Requiem.

    After her promising debut with the Metropolitan Opera as Mercedes in the Richard Eyre production of Carmen, Ms. Gigliotti returned in 2010-2011 reprising the role of Mercedes and appearing as Siegrune in Robert Lepage’s milestone production of Die Walküre, led by James Levine, broadcast worldwide in HD. Ms. Gigliotti appeared as Siegrune in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of The Ring Cycle as part of the 2012/13 season.

    Additional performances during the 2012-13 season included the title role in an updated version of L’italiana in Algeri with Wendy Taucher Dance Theater Opera Project in Martha’s Vineyard, reprising a role she has performed with Opera Southwest and Bilbao ABAO (Opera Berri Performance). On the concert stage, Ms. Gigliotti was seen with Carolina Chamber Music Festival, and Wolf Trap Opera in Recital, respectively. In recording, the recently released Opera America Songbook features Ms. Gigliotti performing “Archaeology,” a song written exclusively for her by acclaimed composer/librettist team David Little and Royce Vavrek.

    Having won critical acclaim for her emotional portrayal as Ruth in the World Premiere of Nico Muhly’s Dark Sisters, produced by Gotham Chamber Opera, Music Theater Group, and Opera Philadelphia, directed by Rebecca Taichman and conducted by Neal Goren, Ms. Gigliotti has garnered attention for her interpretation within the new American repertoire. Ms. Gigliotti was invited by Houston Grand Opera (East + West Festival) to originate the role of Mrs. Parvin in composer Gregory Spears’s, The Bricklayer. Other highlights of the 2011-12 season included appearing with the Metropolitan Opera as Siegrune in Die Walküre under the baton of Fabio Luisi; making her Carnegie Hall debut in Bernstein’s Jeremiah Symphony no.1 with New York Youth Symphony, Ryan McAdams conducting; and returning to Carnegie Hall in portraying the title role of Djamileh with American Symphony Orchestra, Leon Botstein conducting.

     

    Ms. Gigliotti’s concert work during the season included Chanson Madècasses with Gotham Chamber Opera; and Stravinsky: Pairings (a performance of Berg’s Seven Early Songs and Debussy’s Chansons de Bilitis) with Greenwich Music Festival.

    Other past season highlights include in 2010-2011: Verdi’s Requiem with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop conducting; title role in L’italiana in Algeri with ABAO Opera Bilbao (Opera Berri Performance), Michele Mariotti conducting; Wolf Trap Opera as Giulietta in Les Contes d’Hoffmann.

    In addition to making her Metropolitan Opera debut in 2009-2010, Ms. Gigliotti made her Avery Fisher Hall debut with American Symphony Orchestra in Scenes from Goethe’s Faust by Schumann, and appeared with Oregon Symphony in Rossini’s Stabat Mater.

    Eve Gigliotti is a graduate of The Manhattan School of Music, Mannes The New School for Music and The Curtis Institute of Music.