Angela Meade, SopranoSoprano Angela Meade is the winner of the 2012 Beverly Sills Artist Award from the Metropolitan Opera and the 2011 Richard Tucker Award. Since her professional debut in 2008, she has quickly become recognized as one of the outstanding vocalists of her generation. Ms. Meade made her professional operatic debut on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in March 2008, in the role of Elvira in Verdi’s Ernani. She had previously sung on the Met stage as one of the winners of the 2007 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, a process that is documented in the film The Audition.

During the 2013-2014 season, Meade sang the title role of Norma at the Metropolitan Opera and portrayed Alice Ford in Verdi’s Falstaff under the baton of Maestro James Levine, seen as part of the Met’s Live in HD series around the world. She made her Frankfurt Opera debut as Fidelia in concert performances of Puccini’s Edgar and her Italian debut at the Teatro Regio di Torino as Mathilde in Rossini’s Guglielmo Tell.

Angela Meade has appeared in recital at the Kennedy Center, and as soloist with the Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Montreal’s Orchestre Métropolitain, The Philadelphia Orchestra and Seattle Symphony, among others. Conductors with whom she has collaborated in concert include Roberto Abbado, Will Crutchfield, Thomas Dausgaard, Charles Dutoit, Manfred Honeck, Sebastian Lang-Lessing, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Gerard Schwarz and Osmo Vänskä.