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Stephanie Kacoyanis, alto

Contralto Stephanie Kacoyanis has received critical acclaim for her "vocal brilliance and comic timing," “velvet voice,” and "spiritually rich performance" (Boston Musical Intelligencer) and is gaining recognition as an accomplished interpreter of opera, oratorio, and musical theater repertoire.

Recent opera appearances include Nancy in Martha (Boston Midsummer Opera), St. Teresa in Four Poems of St. Teresa of Avila (Odyssey Opera), Meg Page in The Merry Wives of Windsor (Boston Midsummer Opera), Saint Cecilia in Four Saints in Three Acts (Boston Modern Orchestra Project), Aunt March in Little Women (Opera del West), and Lucy Steele in the world premiere of Sense and Sensibility: The Musical (Wellesley Summer Theatre). She is also pleased to be in her fourth season as an ensemble member with Boston Lyric Opera.

Her concert work includes solo appearances with Chorus North Shore, Canto Armonico (under Simon Carrington), The Rachmaninoff Choir, Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, Canzonare, Wellesley College Choir, Newton Choral Society, and Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline. A specialist in contemporary repertoire, she has also performed in several world premieres with such organizations as Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Intermezzo Opera, and ALEA III.

Ms. Kacoyanis holds degrees from Wellesley College (B.A., English) and Boston University (M.M., Voice).