Meg Dudley, soprano
Lauded by Opera News for her “sparkling voice,” soprano Meg Dudley is quickly
garnering attention in both the operatic and concert arenas. Ms. Dudley is
excited to join the Lorelei Ensemble for the 2017-18 season. Additionally this
season she joins Princeton Pro Musica, the Monmouth Civic Chorus, the Hudson
Valley Singers, the VOX Ensemble, the Taghkanic Chorale, New York
Polyphony, Saint George’s Choral Society, David Lang’s Mile Long Opera, and
Manhattan Concert Productions in a performance of Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass
in Carnegie Hall.
Ms. Dudley recently joined Mastervoices at Carnegie Hall in Bach’s St. John
Passion; the Bard Music Festival in Cherubini's Nemo gaudeat, Puccini’s Salve
Regina and Vivaldi’s Lauda Jerusalem; the West Village Chorale in Poulenc’s
Gloria; the Berkshire Bach Society for Vivaldi’s Gloria in D Major and Zelenka’s
Magnificat; the Hudson Valley Singers for Bach’s St. Matthew Passion and
Schumann’s Der Rose Pilgerfahrt; the Colorado Ballet for Tchaikovsky’s The
Nutcracker, the Colorado Music Festival for Bruckner’s Mass No. 3 in F Minor;
and St. George’s Choral Society in Bach’s Requiem, Poulenc’s Gloria and
Honegger’s Le Roi David.
Other recent performances include Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Anna Nicole with
New York City Opera at BAM; Mascagni’s Iris, Dame Ethyl Smyth’s The
Wreckers, and Taneyev’s Oresteia at Bard Summerscape; Mozart’s Mass in C
minor with St. George’s Choral Society; Bach’s Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen
with the Mannes Baroque Orchestra; Barber’s Knoxville Summer of 1915, and
Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Lamont Symphony Orchestra; Haydn’s
Creation with New York Virtuoso Singers; Ligeti’s Requiem with the Collegiate
Chorale; and Schoenberg’s Kol Nidre with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
Some of Ms. Dudley’s roles include Bertha in Carl Maria von Weber’s Euryanthe,
Pamina and Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte, Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore,
Norina in Don Pasquale, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Mabel in Pirates of
Penzance, Micaëla in Carmen, and Patience in Patience.
An avid performer of contemporary music, she was a featured soloist at the John
Cage Centennial Celebration, as well as performing with NYC based
contemporary groups such as Contemporaneous, the Martha Graham Dance,
and the Mise-en Ensemble.
Ms. Dudley holds a Masters of Music from Mannes College and a Bachelor of
Music from the University of Denver.