Alana Sealy

Soprano

“Her well-controlled dynamic expressiveness communicates the soul of the character beyond the written notes and cues on the page of the score.” - Ken Hoover, Classical Voice of North Carolina

"The Lady Sophy...is artfully performed by Alana Sealy, also the possessor of a magnificent singing voice." - Keravuori & Galle, Triangle Arts and Entertainment

"[Jim Burnette - King Paramount] and Alana Sealy as Lady Sophy, were extremely enjoyable together, with Sealy nearly stealing the show with her beauteous smile and strict propriety" - Kate Dobbs Ariail, CVNC

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Alana Sealy is an operatic soprano, born and raised in Raleigh, NC. As quoted in an CVNC review by Ken Hoover, “Her well-controlled dynamic expressiveness communicates the soul of the character beyond the written notes and cues on the page of the score.”

This season, she performed Baba in Menotti's "The Medium" with the newly formed Music On Site in central Kansas. As a member of the Natchez Festival of music over 3 seasons, she performed various roles including Ruth (The Pirates of Penzance), Buttercup (H.M.S Pinafore), and the covers of Suzuki (Madama Butterfly) and Julie LaVerne (Show Boat). Other previous work as a mezzo-soprano includes Mother (The Consul), The Mother (Hansel and Gretel), Katisha (The Mikado), Santuzza (Cavalleria Rusticana), and Mrs. Lovett (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street).

She holds an M.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of Alabama and a B.A. in Vocal Performance from Case Western Reserve University in collaboration with the Cleveland Institute of Music. She currently studies with previous Metropolitan Opera National Auditions winner Katherine Kaufman Posner.

 

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