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CARNEGIE HALL

THE CECILIA CHORUS OF NEW YORK
Fifty Trillion Molecular Geniuses by The Brothers Balliett

MAY 3RD, 2019 | ISAAC STERN AUDITORIUM

About the artist

Amanda Lynn Bottoms continues her 2018/2019 season as a second year Opera Theatre Artist with the Curtis Institute of Music. Her mainstage work this season includes a debut as Mrs. Lovett in Emma Griffins’ new production of SWEENEY TODD and covering Donna Elvira in R.B. Schlather’s reimagined DON GIOVANNI. Beyond Curtis, she joined the Juilliard Symphony at Carnegie Hall for their Bernstein Centennial concert and originated the role of Frances in the world premiere of THE FLOOD with Opera Columbus. Ms. Bottoms was named a finalist in this years George London Competition and was a recipient of the 2019 London Encouragement Award. In addition, she was a Memphis District Finalist of the Metropolitan Opera National Councils and competed as a finalist in the Southeast Region Finals in Atlanta. This Fall she will debut with Opera Philadelphia as part of their O19 Festival, performing the role of Smeraldina in Prokofiev’s THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES.

Concert work for the 2018/2019 season includes dual performances with the UCLA Symphony first performing Richard Danielpour’s newest work THE PASSION OF YESHUA this winter, and Mahler’s SYMPHONY No. 2 in the spring. She will make her return to Carnegie Hall under the baton of Mark Shapiro for the world premiere of the Brothers Balliett’s FIFTY TRILLION MOLECULAR GENIUSES.

THE FLOOD | OPERA COLUMBUS | TERRY GILLIAM

THE FLOOD | OPERA COLUMBUS | TERRY GILLIAM

 

“Poignant…a richly expressive mezzo”

Heidi Waleson | WALL STREET JOURNAL

 

2018/2019 CALENDAR

 

CURTIS OPERA THEATRE


Mrs. Lovett | SWEENEY TODD

November 2018

 

UCLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA


The Passion of Yeshua | RICHARD DANIELPOUR

December 2018

 

OPERA COLUMBUS


Frances | THE FLOOD World Premiere

January & February 2019

CURTIS OPERA THEATRE

WAGNER | WESENDONCK LIEDER, WWV 91

April 2019

 

CECILIA CHORUS OF NEW YORK


FIFTY TRILLION MOLECULAR GENIUSES

BROTHERS BALLIETT WORLD PREMIERE

MAY 2019

 

UCLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

MAHLER | SYMPHONY No. 2

JUNE 2019

OPERA PHILADELPHIA


Smeraldina | THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES

September 2019 

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“The show is filled with wonderful voices and one star. All of the singers were wonderful in this perfect ensemble opera…The star is Amanda Bottoms as Frances. I hear a magnificent voice in this young woman. {…} the lady has the chops.

Christopher Purdy | WOSU PUBLIC MEDIA