©2018 by Sarah Payne

Roles

  • Mimì, La Bohème- Mannes Opera 2020*

  • Lady Billows (cover), Albert Herring- Utopia Opera 2019

  • Arabella (scenes), Arabella- Florida Grand Opera 2017

  • Donna Anna (scenes), Don Giovanni- Florida Grand Opera  2017

  • Magda (scenes), La Rondine- Florida Grand Opera 2017

  • Amelia (cover), Un Ballo in Maschera -Florida Grand Opera 2017

  • The Moon (cover), Before Night Falls -Florida Grand Opera 2017

  • Tatyana (cover), Eugene Onegin- Florida Grand Opera  2017

  • Micäela (cover), Carmen- Florida Grand Opera 2016

  • Governess, The Turn of the Screw- Miami Music Festival 2016

  • Helmwige (cover), Die Walküre- Miami Music Festival 2016

  • Marta (cover), The Passenger- Florida Grand Opera 2016

  • Marschallin (scenes), Der Rosenkavalier- Florida Grand Opera 2016

  • Antonia (scenes), Les Contesd’Hoffmann- Florida Grand Opera 2016

  • Clotilda, Norma- Florida Grand Opera 2016

  • Norma (cover), Norma- Florida Grand Opera 2016

  • Contessa Almaviva, Le Nozze di Figaro- Miami Music Festival 2014

  • Anna Maurrant, Street Scene- FIU Opera Theater 2014

  • Erste Dame, Die Zauberflöte- Music Academy International 2013

  • Poppea, Agrippina- FIU Opera Theater 2013​

*Denotes upcoming​


Oratorio/Concert Work

Alcott Songs -Danyew- FIU Symphonic Winds 2014

Messiah- G.F. Handel- FIU Symphony Orchestra 2011-14

Conductors  

Caren Levine, Anthony Barrese, Andrew Bisantz, Michael Rossi, Grzegorz Nowak, Brenton Alston


Vocal Coaches

Caren Levine, Anthony Manoli, Susan Versage, Kathy Kozak, Andrew Bisantz, Howard Lubin, Tessa Hartle

Voice Teachers

Jason Ferrante, William Burden, Robert Dundas, Helen Donath, Katharine Goeldner


Directors      

Alan Hicks, Jeffrey Buchman, Nic Muni, Andrew Chown


Master Classes

 Joan Dornemann, Christine Goerke, Michael Heaston, Susanne Mentzer, David Gately, Kevin Short


Additional Training          

Florida Grand Opera Studio Artist Program

Mozarteum Summer Music Academy


Special Skills

Fluent in Spanish  


Dance/Movement

Rosa Mercedes- Waltz& Musical Theater


Awards:

Semi-Finalist for the 2016 Elizabeth Connell Prize for Young Dramatic Sopranos.  First Place in the 2015 St. Petersburg Opera Guild Voice Competition; Regional Finalist in the 2014/2015 Metropolitan Opera National Council; Semi-Finalist in the 2015 Young Patronesses of the Opera Voice Competition; Finalist in the 2014 International Strauss Competition at the Mozarteum Summer Music Academy of Salzburg.  


Education: Mannes School of Music (The New School)- M.M.- In progress

Florida International University, B.M. Vocal Performance 2014