OPERALIA 2019 | PRAGUE
Amanda will travel to Prague to compete as the youngest mezzo-soprano in this years Operalia Competition. Operalia maintains a goal of attracting singers of all voice tessituras and from every country in the world ranging from 18 to 32 years of age, and to have them audition and be heard by a panel of distinguished international opera personalities, in the most prestigious and competitive showcase in the world.
“Poignant…a richly expressive mezzo”
Heidi Waleson | WALL STREET JOURNAL
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 summer will include her return to the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Belvedere Competition in Villach, Austria, Mahler SYMPHONY NO.2 with the UCLA Symphony and Mercedes in CARMEN with the Buffalo Philharmonic. 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.