Featured Artist Spotlight

Carol Neblett

Artist-In-Residence

Voice

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One of America's greatest and most acclaimed sopranos, Carol Neblett's career has spanned more than forty years, performing opera's most coveted roles in the world's greatest opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, Covent Garden, San Francisco Opera, Salzburg, Hamburg and Chicago Lyric Opera.

Throughout the world's major opera houses, Ms. Neblett has sung more than eighty-five leading roles and more than 100 oratorio and symphonic works.  Her recordings include Musetta in La Boheme for Angel/EMI, James Levine conducting; Minnie in La Fanciulla del West with Placido Domingo and Sherrill Milnes, Zubin Mehta conducting (DG); Marietta in Korngold's Die Tote Stadt, Erich Leinsdorf conducting (RCA); Mahler's Symphony No. 2 with Claudio Abbado and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; and a special recording with Roger Wagner on Angel/EMI entitled Magnificat.  In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, a compact disc was issued of Ms. Neblett singing Soprano No. 1 in Mahler's Symphony No. 8, James Levine conducting.  She is featured in "James Levine's 25th Anniversary" with the Metropolitan Opera, singing the role of Alice Ford in Falstaff with Giuseppe Taddei; an international television broadcast of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with Maestro Carlo Maria Giulini; television broadcast from the Kennedy Center, A Tribute to George London, subsequently released on RCA.

Ms. Neblett is currently on the vocal staff as Artist-in-Residence at Chapman University.  She conducts master classes for young artist programs worldwide, concentrating on role preparation for the professional singer, as well as maintaining a private studio in the Los Angeles area.  Learn more...