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Megan Berti (Mezzo-soprano)

Born: USA

The American mezzo-soprano, Megan Berti had her undergraduate studies at California State University Long Beach. While there, she performed Sesto in Mozartís La Clemenza di Tito and La Messaggiera in Monteverdiís LíOrfeo. She has participated in the summer programs Le Chiavi di Bel Canto twice and SongFestís Sterns Fellow program. She has earned scholarships from the Dramatic Allied Arts Guild and the Fine Arts Affiliates and was the recipient of the Presser Scholarship Award.

While earning her Master of Music degree at Eastman, Megan Berti was heard as Anne in the Eastman Opera Theater premiere stage production of Heggieís To Hell and Back, as Dryade in a scenes production of Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos, in J.S. Bach's B Minor Mass (BWV 232) and St Matthew's Passion (BWV 244), and in the chamber orchestra version of Alban Berg's Sieben frühe Lieder. She also sang as the soloist in Rossiniís Le Petite Messe Solennelle with the Gregory Kunde Chorale and L.v. Beethovenís Missa Solemnis with California's Cantare con Vivo, and she premiered several chamber and choral works with Eastman's new music ensemble Ossia.

Megan Berti is currently studying with Melanie Sonnenberg at the University of Houston Moores School of Music as a Performance Certificate candidate. This season she performed the roles of Mistress Quickly in Falstaff, Annina in Der Rosenkavalier, and the title role of the new Daron Hagen opera Amelia. Megan performed with Berkeley Community Chorus & Orchestra (BCCO) in the winter performance of Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria.

Source: Berkeley Community Chorus & Orchestra Website (Spring 2012)
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Aryeh Oron (May 2012)

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BWV 232 [2nd]

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