With a voice that has been described as “beautifully unique”, American soprano Leigh Remy made her European debut with the Siena Music Festival in 2013 in the role of the Governess in Benjamin Britten’s The Turn Of The Screw directed by David Gately and conducted by Maestro J. David Jackson of the Metropolitan Opera. Last season she was heard the Countess for the Trentino Music Festival in Trentino, Italy and will sing Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata and Micaëla in Bizet’s Carmen for New York Lyric Opera at Carnegie Hall. Upcoming events include Despina in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, and Violetta (cover) in Verdi’s La Traviata both for Opera Tampa.
A recent graduate of Vanderbilt University, Ms. Remy has performed in Master Classes for the legendary soprano Renata Scotto and has been a young artist with Music Academy International in Mezzano, Italy, and the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria. As a Young artist with Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival she performed Fiordiligi in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, and for Land of Enchantment Opera Gallup she was seen as Musetta in Puccini’s La Boheme. For the New York Lyric Opera Theater she was Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, and Magda in Puccini’s La Rondine. Other roles include Magnolia in Jerome Kerns’ Show Boat for Washington Repertory Theater, Letitia in Menotti’s Old Maid And The Thief for Washington Savoyards, and the First Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and Mrs. Olsen in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene for Vanderbilt Opera Theater.
She has performed Brahm’s Requiem Mass with the Mid Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, and Mozart’s Requiem Mass with the Nashville Symphony. Her current repertoire includes Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata, the title roles in Massenet’s Manon and Thais, Strauss’ Arabella, Liu in Puccini’s Turandot, Magda in Puccini’s La Rondine, and Desdemona in Verdi’s Otello.
Leigh currently lives in New York where she continues her vocal studies with Arthur Levy.Media Kit