RÉSUMÉ
OPERA
Role
Year
Countess
The Marriage of Figaro
Cinnabar Theater
Mary Chun/
Elly Lichenstein
2014
Mimì
La Bohème
Pocket Opera
John Kendall Bailey/
Debra Lambert
2008
Cio-Cio San
Madame Butterfly
Pocket Opera
Frank Johnson/
Rod Gomez
2007
Hanna Glawari
The Merry Widow
Livermore Valley Opera
Alex Katsman/
Andrew Morgan
2006
Diana
Emperor Norton
California Chamber Opera
Henry Mollicone/
Jonathon Field
2005
Countess
The Marriage of Figaro
Cinnabar Theater
Nina Shuman/
Elly Lichenstein
2005
Zerlina
Don Giovanni
Sacramento Opera
Timm Rolek/
Richard Harrell
2004
"Lizzie"
Coffee Cantata
Pocket Opera
Donald Pippin/
Eileen Morris
2004
2nd Woman
Dido & Aeneas
Pocket Opera
Donald Pippin/
Eileen Morris
2004
Léïla
Les pêcheurs de perles
Capitol Opera
Sacramento
Ray Fisher
2004
Mabel
The Pirates of Penzance
Davis Comic Opera
Company
Sean Bianco/
Craig Morphis
2003
Sean/Zhong ‡
Upon a Time
KachinaMusiK
Geoffrey Gallegos
2003
Josephine (Cover)
H.M.S. Pinafore
Davis Comic Opera
Company
D. Kern Holloman/
Glen Walford
2003
Flora
La Traviata
Ash Lawn Opera Festival
James Caraher/
Sharyn Pirtle
2002
Giannetta
L'elisir d'amore
Indiana University
Opera Theatre
Imre Palló/
Vince Liotta
2000
Second Witch
Dido & Aeneas
Indiana University
Studio Theatre
Nigel North/
A. Scott Parry
2000
Yum-Yum
The Mikado
Bloomington Music Works
James Bagwell/
Jason Beasley
1999
Gretel
Hänsel und Gretel
Rome Festival
Fritz Maraffi/
Larry Glenn
1997
Gretel
Hansel and Gretel
James Madison University
Opera Theatre
Robert McCashin/
Andy Leech
1996
Queen of the Night
The Magic Flute
James Madison University
Opera Theatre
Robert McCashin/
Sandra Cryder
1996
CONCERTS/RECITALS
Role
Year
Soprano
Various
Sopranessence
(formerly 7 Sopranos)
Bharati Soman & Nicole Lamm,
Co-Artistic Directors
Cynthia Cole, Founder
2008 -
Present
Soprano Soloist
Handel's Messiah
Choralis
Gretchen Kuhrmann
2010
Soprano Soloist
Beethoven's
Symphony No. 9
UC Davis Symphony
Orchestra
D. Kern Holloman
2007
Guest Artist
Villa-Lobos' Bachianas
Brasileiras No. 5
UC Davis Cello Festival
Fawzi Haimor
2007
Semele
Semele
Pocket Opera
Donald Pippin
2005
Guest Artist
Richard Swift Memorial
Concert
UC Davis Symphony
Orchestra
D. Kern Holloman
2005
Featured Artist
Holiday Concert
Kensington Symphony
Orchestra
Geoffrey Gallegos
2004
Featured Artist
A Holiday Special
Oakland Lyric Opera
with Jorge Orlando Gomez,
tenor & Kristin Pankonin, piano
2004
Soprano Soloist
Handel's Messiah
Camellia Symphony
Orchestra
Jackson Schoos
2004
Soprano Soloist
Handel's Messiah
Golden Gate Philharmonic
Geoffrey Gallegos
2003
Guest Artist
Berlioz 2003
Bicentennial Tribute
UC Davis Symphony
Orchestra
D. Kern Holloman
2003
Sean/Zhong
Zoë's Musical Fairy Tale:
Upon a Time
KachinaMusiK
Geoffrey Gallegos
2003
Gives Bread/Hears All
Corps of Discovery
Ash Lawn Opera Festival
Ben Loeb
2002
Featured Artist
India in Western
Classical Music
Benefit Concert
with James Lesniak, piano
2000
Soprano Soloist
Vivaldi's Gloria &
Introduction, RV588
Washington Chamber
Symphony
Stephen Simon
2000
AWARDS
Winner
San Francisco Sinfonietta Messiah Competition
2007
4th Place
Belle Voci National Competition (Eugene Opera)
2005
Finalist
Rehfuss Singing Actor Competition (Orlando Opera)
2005
Finalist
Metropolitan Opera National Council Awards, Pacific Region
2004
1st Place
East Bay Opera League
2004
TRAINING
Ash Lawn Opera Festival - Apprentice Artist
2002
Indiana University, Bloomington - Performer Diploma
2002
Indiana University, Bloomington - M. M. Voice
2001
James Madison University - B.M. Music Industry & Vocal Performance
1998
Rome Festival
1997
Production
Company
Conductor/Director
Concert/Recital
Company
Conductor/Director
TEACHERS
COACHES
Olivia Stapp
Ruth Locker
Patricia Havranek
Patrick O'Donnell
Virginia Zeani
Jim Meredith
Bernard Dickerson
Steven Carey
Sandra Cryder
Mark Phelps
  James Lesniak
  Davis Hart
BHARATI SOMAN
Soprano