has been the featured alto soloist with the San Francisco Conservatory Orchestra, Sarasota Opera, Portland Opera/IVAI, California Opera Association, San Diego Chamber Orchestra, and the New England Symphonic Ensemble.
Ms. Musacchio has performed the roles of Dido in Les Troyens Meg Page in Falstaff, Pauline in Queen of Spades, Tigrana in Edgar, Tisbe in La Cenerentola, with the Sarasota Opera Apprentice Festival. She recently performed the roles of: Suzuki in Madama Butterfly, Queen Andromache in the world premier of The Silver Swan, and Flora in La Traviata. Ms. Musacchio was the cover for the role of The Dragon in Grendel with Los Angeles Opera. And recently made her debut as a Maiden of Mahagonny in Los Angeles Opera’s production of The Rise and Fall of Mahagonny, which won two grammies.
During her studies at the San Francisco Conservatory, under the guidance of Wendy Hillhouse, Ms. Musacchio performed the roles of: Rebecca Nurse in The Crucible, Ragonde in Count Ory, and La voix in The Tales of Hoffmann.
Ms. Musacchio has been recognized for various honors and awards, including: Grand prize winner of The Art Songs of the Americas, Best Career Mezzo Soprano with the California Opera Association, as well as being a participant in two young artist program’s with the Sarasota Opera and the Portland Opera/IVAI.
Ms. Musacchio has worked with many renowned conductors and directors, most notably: Kathryn Cathcart, James Conlon, Victor De Renzi, Willene Gunn, Kevin Murphy, John Norris, Dean Rhodus, Steven Sloane, Julie Taymor, Martin Wright and William Yannuzzi. Ms. Musacchio currently studies with Martin Wright of the Netherlands and Chicago Lyric Opera.
She recently made her Carnegie Hall debut as the Alto Soloist in Vivaldi’s Gloria. Ms. Musacchio also made her Opera Southwest debut as La Zia Principessa and Zita in the Spring of 2012. She is making her debut with Musica Vitale as Mary in Laud to the Nativity in December 2012 and her New York Opera debut as Mrs. Grose in The Turn of the Screw in 2013.