Mary Ann McCormick mezzosopran
Mary Ann McCormick made her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1991 in the world premiere of John Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles conducted by James Levine, and has since returned to that company for numerous productions including Die Walküre, La Traviata,Die Zauberflöte, Madama Butterfly, Don Carlo, Carmen, and L’enfant et les Sortileges.
Honored as a Young Artist for the Richard Gaddes Fund for Young Singers at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis, she has regularly performed with that company, appearing in Massenet’s Cendrillon, Dvorak’s The Devil and Kate, Madama Butterfly, and Ariadne auf Naxos. Her most recent appearance was in Jonathan Dove’s opera Flight. As a frequent collaborator with the Boston Lyric Opera, she has sung for them the title role of La Cenerentola, Siebel in Faust, and Nicklausse for the world premiere of Michael Kaye’s version of Les Contes d’Hoffmann, as well as her most recent appearance in Dove’s Flight. For Opera Ireland she performed Olga in Eugene Onegin, and Giulietta in Les Contes d’Hoffmann.
MaryAnn McCormick has also performed with the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Rosina in Il Barbiere di Seviglia, with the Pittsburgh Opera as Dorabella in Cosi fan Tutte, the Minnesota Opera as Susuki in Madama Butterfly, and the Berkshire Opera as Dorabella inCosi fan Tutte. With Sinfonia da Camera she recorded the part of Estrelda in John Phillip Soussa’s El Capitan, and sang her first Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos.