Celeste Fraser, soprano
Celeste Fraser, Canadian-American soprano, has performed a variety of roles throughout the nation. Her recent performances include Suor Angelica with MetroWest Opera, Vitellia in La Clemenza di Tito with Opera in the Heights, Tatyana in Eugene Onegin, Blanche in Dialogues of the Carmelites, Magda in The Consul, Elisabetta in Maria Stuarda, Mimì in La Bohéme, soprano soloist for the Verdi Requiem, soprano soloist for Britten’s War Requiem, and soprano soloist for Mendelssohn’s Elijah.
Ms. Fraser has been an apprentice with Des Moines Metro Opera and Opera North and has been the recipient of several honors. She recently finished her studies at the highly esteemed Boston Opera Institute and some of her recent achievements are 2016 finalist for the Pustina International Competition, 2015 semifinalist for the Opera Birmingham competition, 2013 Phyllis Curtin scholar, 2012 semifinalist for the Houston Grand Opera Studio/Eleanor McCollum competition, 2012 encouragement award winner and Florentine Opera Recital Award winner for the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, as well as Bel Canto Competition Finalist and BRAVA award winner.